Learning and Organizational Development


During your free, no obligation consultation, we will guide you in developing a plan to best meet the needs of your organization based on your size, mission and vision. You choose which areas of business we can best assist you with, and we will assist you to draw up the strategy to help you achieve your goals.

Learning and Organizational Development

We provide high-quality training specifically tailored to the needs of those providing care and supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Our customers include:

  • Direct service providers
  • Case Managers
  • Host home providers
  • Personal care workers
  • Family care givers
  • Supported employment
  • And more!


Our courses incorporate all essential information necessary to ensure you have the training you need to satisfy state requirements and provide quality care to the individuals you serve.

Our offerings include:

  • Abuse Prevention
  • CPR
  • Defensive Driving (online)
  • First Aid (online)
  • HIPAA and Confidentiality (online)
  • Individual Choice and Professional Communication (online)
  • Individual Rights (online)
  • Introduction to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (online)
  • Nutrition and Food Handling
  • Positive Behavioral Supports
  • Safety Care
  • Service Plans and Documentation
  • Universal Precautions (online)


We will soon be providing leadership and organizational development services for small to mid-sized companies.

These services will include:

  • Leadership and Management training and coaching
  • Board of Directors training
  • Team building
  • Facilitation
  • Strategy and planning
  • Complete training administration (compliance tracking and reporting)


For more information about our courses and training services, contact Daniel Harcey at d.harcey@nmscolo.org or (303) 858-2076.

Class Schedule

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Key Leadership


Daniel Harcey

Director, Human Resources & Learning and Organizational Development

Daniel has twelve years of experience in the non-profit sector, including nine years with the Developmental Pathways family of companies. As the Director of Staff Development and Training, Daniel oversees employee onboarding training, leadership & management development, evaluation/assessment administration, and other talent management functions. Over the last twelve years, Daniel has spent three years providing direct support to individuals with disabilities, just under two years in business analytics/project management, and seven years in training and development. Daniel’s unique background in both the program and business aspects of non-profit administration has equipped him to model and implement ‘business with a heart’ talent management practices. Daniel holds a B.A. in Psychology from Cornell College.


Lauren Grau

Project Manager

Lauren joined the NMSC team in November 2015 and has the pleasure of managing internal projects that impact a variety of departments across the organization. She brings in three years of experience in working with the population of individuals with developmental disabilities/delays; from supervising a residential group home to then leading a training program for new supervisors. Lauren also has knowledge in brokerage asset transfers, international exporting, and market research while working for Charles Schwab and the U.S. International Trade Administration. She earned her B.S. in International Business at Florida State University and completed additional post-graduate coursework in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.


John M. Gatewood

Project Manager

John joined the NMSC team as a Project Manager in 2017. Prior to arriving at NMSC, John spent five years in the United States Navy where he developed skills in strategic planning, process improvement, and project management while working at a military hospital in Rota, Spain. Most recently, John worked as an Associate Attorney at a 50-year-old Colorado-based law firm where he gained experience in commercial law, employment law, transactional law, and regulatory compliance. In his legal work, John refined his strategic planning and project management skills while collaborating with clients to develop and execute outcome-focused solutions designed to satisfy complex legal and business needs. At NMSC, John collaborates with business leaders to develop and execute plans that bring great ideas to life in order to support and empower community organizations. John holds a J.D. from the University of Denver, an M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Maryland.

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