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Additional Resources
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icon Eight-Hour Direct Service Provider Training Take the initial eight-hour provider training online for free. More
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icon Level of Care Training is Now on DODD MyLearning

The Level of Care training has moved to DODD MyLearning as of Friday, May 4. Lineeeeee.png

icon C/OEDI Training on DODD MyLearning

C/OEDI training is now a free course available on DODD MyLearningLineeeeee.png

icon Board Member Training 2018 Director Martin has identified four topics for 2018 county board member in-service training: Supportive Technology, Ohio's HCBS Waiver Waiting List, Key Statewide Data and the Data Warehouse, and the Cash Projections Tools. Content outlines are available(5123:2-1-13)More
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icon Provider Services Management (PSM) Tutorials Watch tutorials for the new Provider Services Management application, also called PSM, on the DODD YouTube channel under "Online Application Tutorials". More
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icon Human Rights Committee Annual Training Human Rights Committee members can choose from six DODD-approved webinars or training modules for annual trainingMore

DODD Live Chat​s

5/23 - Using Charting the LifeCourse in ISPs

5/30 - MUI: Transitions

6/6 - Competency-Based Training and Longevity Rate Add-On

6/13 - NO LIVE CHAT

6/20 - Capital Housing

To register, select the date from the drop-down menu.


Investing in Ohio's Direct Service Providers

Direct service providers who provide homemaker/personal care services to someone with developmental disabilities can earn up to $1 more per hour after two years of experience and 60 additional hours of training. 

Learn more about the proposed Competency-Based Training and Longevity Rate Add-On and requirements.

DSPs: These courses can help you earn more!
DODD is giving you more than 130 hours of free, online courses to choose from through DirectCourse to count toward the Competency-Based Training and Longevity Rate Add-On.  
Create an account or log in to DirectCourse here

Help for first-time DirectCourse users here

Help to download your DirectCourse transcript and track your hours completed here.

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Courses Recently Added to DODD MyLearning

Children's/Ohio Eligibility Determindation Instrument (COEDI)
Level of Care (LOC)
Ohio Developmental Disabilities Profile
Provider Orientations

Employment Navigation
Vagus Nerve Stimulator (VNS)

Click to see all online courses

Training for Providers
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Training for County Boards
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Call 1-800-617-6733, option 4

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Provider Training

Behavioral Support Strategies that Include Restrictive Measures

A series of online trainings regarding rule 5123:2-2-06.

Overview (15 mins)

Reviews the rule, the principles of person-centered planning, restricted and prohibited measures, and the roles and responsibilities of QIDPs, Human Rights Committees, DODD and others.

Human Rights Committee (15 mins)
Review HRC membership requirements and important components committee members will be asked to evaluate when reviewing strategies that include restrictive measures.

Rights of People with Developmental Disabilities (15 min)
Learn more about the rights of people with developmental disabilities and how these rights are supported by the behavioral support rule.

Assessment, Planning and the Behavioral Support Strategies Rule (20 mins)

Learn how a planning team discovers a person through data collection, assessment tools and the principles of person-centered planning.

Behavioral Support Strategies that Include Restrictive Measures (3 hours, in-person)

Attend the next workshop in your are, no registration required. Click for dates and locations.

BAO Submission Form 

Behavioral Support Strategies FAQ

For more resources and recorded webinars regarding Behavioral Supports Strategies, please visit the Webinar Catalog.

Data Warehouse Training

Hands-on training on reporting tools and information available through the DODD Data Warehouse.

Employment First Training

Trainings to support providers engaged in employment services.

IAF Training

Training for new assessors completing Individual Assessment Form for non-state run Intermediate Care Facilities.

Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (OEDI) or Children's Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (COEDI)

Training for new users of the Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (OEDI) or Children's Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (COEDI) is now available on DODD MyLearning.

Level of Care (LOC) Training

The Level of Care training has moved to DODD MyLearning.

Medication Administration Certification Training

A list of DD Personnel Medication Administration Certification classes; and of RN Train the Trainer classes.  For more information and registration, please contact the RN teaching the class (RN e-mail address provided).

MUI Registry Unit

These trainings may be specific to providers of County Board staff that support the health, safety and wellness of people who have developmental disabilities.

Pre-admission Counseling

Pre-admission Counseling
short video offers an overview of the pre-admission counseling process and accompanying form.

Provider Billing for Medicaid Services

Both the online course and the in-person training listed below comply with requirements contained in Rule 5123:2-2-01 [Provider Certification] Section (C) for Independent Providers and Section (D) for Agency Providers for service documentation and billing for services.

  • Online Course (20 mins) Log into DODD MyLearning, click “Initial Provider Certification”, then Billing for Medicaid Services.
  • In-person Training (4 hrs) Separate in-person training sessions are available for independent providers and agency providers offering an in-depth understanding of billing processes.

Person-Centered Training

This group of trainings offers opportunities for providers, county boards and ICFs.

Support broker Training

This training fulfills one of the training and certification requirements needed to provide services – paid or unpaid – outlined in the Support Brokerage rule (OAC 5123:2-9-47)​


County Board Training

Behavioral Support Strategies that Include Restrictive Measures

A series of online trainings regarding rule 5123:2-2-06.

Overview (15 mins)     
Reviews the rule, the principles of person-centered planning, restricted and prohibited measures, and the roles and responsibilities of QIDPs, Human Rights Committees, DODD and others.

Human Rights Committee (15 mins)
Review HRC membership requirements and important components committee members will be asked to evaluate when reviewing strategies that include restrictive measures.

Rights of People with Developmental Disabilities (15 min)
Learn more about the rights of people with developmental disabilities and how these rights are supported by the behavioral support rule.

Assessment, Planning and the Behavioral Support Strategies Rule
(20 mins)
Learn how a planning team discovers a person through data collection, assessment tools and the principles of person-centered planning.


Behavioral Support Strategies Workshops (3 hours, in-person)

Attend the next workshop in your area, no registration requireed. Click for dates and locations


BAO Submission Form

Behavioral Support Strategies FAQ

For more resources and recorded webinars regarding Behavioral Supports Strategies, please visit the Webinar Catalog.

County Board Member Training

Training aimed at supporting County Board Members.

Director John Martin has identified the following four topics for 2018 county board member in-service training

  • Supportive Technology
  • Ohio’s HCBS Waiver Waiting List
  • Key Statewide Data and the Data Warehouse
  • Cash Projections Tools
Based on the feedback of county board superintendents, the department has provided content outlines that support discussion for each of these four topics, which include links to video clips, websites, and other resource materials.

The amount of time each content outline will take for review and discussion will vary. The requirement for board member training states only that board members are required to complete a minimum of four hours of in-service training, so other topics may be included beyond the four that the director has identified.

Please note, training offered for credit in the areas of adult services, SSA, or board member training provided by a county board of developmental disabilities, the Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, or the Ohio Association of Superintendents of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities may be approved by a superintendent of a county board of developmental disabilities, and does not need department approval.

Download the content outlines.

Data Warehouse Training

Hands-on training on reporting tools and information available through the DODD Data Warehouse.

Level of Care (LOC) Training

The Level of Care training has moved to DODD MyLearning.

MUI Registry Unit

These trainings may be specific to providers of county board staff that support the health, safety and wellness of people who have developmental disabilities.

Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (OEDI) or Children's Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (COEDI)

Training for new users of the Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (OEDI) or Children's Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (COEDI) is now available on DODD MyLearning.

Pre-admission Counseling

Training related to Pre-admission Counseling.

A short video offers an overview of the pre-admission counseling process and accompanying form. 

View the form and additional guidance on the Forms page.

Pre-admission counseling job aid

 Person-Centered Training

This group of trainings offers opportunities for providers, county boards, and ICFs.

Initial Provider Compliance (PC) Training and Review Data System (RDS) Training

This training is conducted by DODD’s Office of Provider Standards and Review and is open to county board and COG employees that will be responsible for conducting compliance reviews.  The training includes the PC Review process and use of the RDS system.

Policies

Rule 5123:2-2-01 (Provider Certification)
Requires independent providers and direct services staff of agency providers to complete eight hours of training in accordance with these standards established by the Department. The rule also outlines the qualifications necessary for those who will provide this eight hour training.
 
For trainers requesting Continuing Professional Education/Professional Development (DODD CPDs/CPEs)

DODD's CPD policy for webinars.

Trainer Qualifications
Standards for Eight Hour Training Required by Rule 5123:2-2-01

Standards for first aid and CPR trainers and training

Direct service providers, both independent and agency staff, who have two years of experience in providing direct support to people with developmental disabilities, who have also completed 60 hours of training accredited by the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP), will be eligible to access a rate add-on for homemaker/personal care or HPC services, not including self-directed HPC services.