Provider Trainings


Required Trainings

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.

Trainings offered 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.

Independent Provider Training

Independent Provider training classes are offered the last Monday of most months, but please note that there are no classes scheduled for January, May, or December 2017. The calendar confirming the dates and the topic of each training class can be viewed via the link below (there is a link in that document to sign up for training.)

Click here to see the calendar of trainings for Independent Providers by LCBDD

Provider Agency Staff Training

Agency Staff Training is offered the first Monday of most months. Please note that July’s training will be on Wednesday, July 5th and in September the training will be offered on Tuesday, September 5th. The calendar confirming the dates of each training class can be viewed via the link below. Staff at provider agencies in Licking County should ask a manager for instructions on attending these trainings.

Click here to see the calendar of trainings for Provider Agency Staff by LCBDD


Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Use the MyLearning link on to take the 8 hour provider training class. You have to log in to your DODD account to access the MyLearning link.

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.

Click to view all offerings


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.

Click here to view NADSP membership information

Click here to view OADSP training opportunities

Ohio Provider Resource Association

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

Click here to view OPRA membership information

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.

Click here to view offerings

CEU Certificates

Online training offered for a fee. Providers should select option 1 (for new providers) or option 2 (for renewal). They also offer individual courses.

Click here to see all offerings

Resources For Our Providers