If you are applying for certification for the first time, please follow the instructions under Become An Independent Provider.
DODD requires all certified Independent Providers to attend eight hours of training each year. There are specific training topics that are required as well.
Calendar of Trainings by LCBDD for Providers
The Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities offers provider trainings at no cost to providers. Registration for these classes is required. They are offered the last Monday of most months, but please note that there are no classes scheduled for January, May, or December 2017. Please use the email that has been sent to you asking you to join sign up genius. If you did not receive the email or you have deleted it, please contact Teresa Whipkey at 740-322-6907 to have a new one sent.
Local MUI training is also available online. Below is the MUI and Client Rights training video. After reviewing this video, send an email to Teresa Whipkey at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of “MUI Training”. When composing your email, be sure to include the date you completed the watching the video, your name, and your contact telephone number. Teresa will then send you two emails. One will include the assessment and directions to complete that form. The other will have instructions for taking the Individual Rights modules from DODD’s web site.
You can view the MUI & Rights Training below.
Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
Please click below to review DODD’s online and in-person training options.
Mid East Ohio Regional Council of Government (MEORC)
Click the link below to view the in-person trainings available from MEORC. Note: These trainings are offered at various locations and may have a fee associated with them.
The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals & The Ohio Alliance for Direct Support Professionals
The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) offers memberships for Individuals for $10.00 and Provider Agencies for rates based on their number of employees. This includes membership in The Ohio Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (OADSP) and access to free in-person training opportunities. Also available to their members are recognition events, newsletters and other training sessions.
Ohio Provider Resource Association
The Ohio Provider Resource Association (OPRA) membership includes training opportunities, recognition events, industry information and governmental advocacy/representation.
Dynamic Pathways Inc.empowers professionals to higher service for people with developmental disabilities and their families. They are another resource for training opportunities.
Online training offered for a fee. Providers should select option 1 (for new providers) or option 2 (for renewal). They also offer individual courses.
Resources For Our Providers
- Unusual Incident Report Form – UIR
- Reporting Unusual Incidents (UI) Summary
- Unusual Incident (UI) Log
- MUI Analysis Form
- UIR Cheat Sheet
- HPC Documentation Form from DoDD
- Ohio Department of Development Disabilities (DoDD) Health and Welfare Alerts
- Click Here to download a template created to help Providers prepare for certification renewal