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Required Trainings

DODD requires all certified Independent Providers attend eight hours of developmental disabilities specific training each calendar year. Additional training is optional and encouraged. Watch for information about additional training on the Board’s calendar and in our provider newsletter.

Trainings offered by LCBDD for Providers

The Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities offers provider training at no cost to providers. Provider Training is offered the first Monday of the month (unless that falls on a holiday). Registration for these classes is required.

Below you will find links for Training Registration and a calendar confirming the dates of each training class:

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Use the MyLearning link on dodd.ohio.gov to take the 8 Hour Provider Training class as well as many other helpful classes online for free. Login to the link below using your DODD user name and password:

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. This includes membership in The Ohio Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (OADSP). Membership gives providers access to free in-person training opportunities. Also available to their members are recognition events, newsletters additional fee-based training topics as well as information and support around issues facing providers.

Ohio Provider Resource Association

The Ohio Provider Resource Association (OPRA) membership includes training opportunities, recognition events, industry information and governmental advocacy/representation.

Dynamic Pathways

Dynamic Pathways Inc. empowers professionals to higher service for people with developmental disabilities and their families. They are another resource for training opportunities.