Offering a variety of training opportunities for providers and County Boards

Behavioral Support Strategies that Include Restrictive Measures (20-30 min)

An overview of rule 5123:2-2-06 (This is the first in a new series that DODD will offer around Behavioral Supports Strategies!)

This online training will review the new rule, the principles of person-centered planning, restricted and prohibited measures, and the roles and responsibilities of QIDPs, Human Rights Committees, DODD and others. It is free, available to anyone.

Human Rights Committee – Roles and Responsibilities (15 mins)
This online training reviews the role and the responsibilities of the Human Rights Committee (HRC), as outlined in the Behavioral Support Strategies  rule (OAC 5123:2-2-06). It details 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.

CMO Training
This training conducted by DODD's Office of Provider Standards and Review is open only to county board and COG employees responsible for conducting compliance reviews. Space is limited.


County Board Training: CMS Transition Plan
Join DODD's Director John Martin and Lori Horvath, Deputy Director of Medicaid Development and Administration as they discuss the department's plans for complying with CMS's changes to the HCBS rule and the impact on Ohio's statewide system. (pdf)

For those unable to attend the live webinar, but still wishing to receive credit, you can watch the webinar online.
Then fill out this brief survey in order to obtain credit.


CRM/IDS Training

DODD is working to update many of our online applications like the Individual Data System (IDS) and the Level of Care (LOC) applications to provide better integration with other statewide systems, including the Ohio Department of Medicaid's (ODM) new eligibility system, Ohio benefits

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

IAF Training
For new assessors completing Individual Assessment Forms (IAFs) for non-state run Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF-IID)



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LOC Training Module 1

  • This e-course covers LOC processes and requirements for LOC evaluators. (Approx 60 min.)   
  • Watch this training on yourtablet or smart phone!                                     

    Download the Free Articulate Mobile Player for iTunes or Android.

  • Download Flash Version

LOC Training Module 2

  • Access to this e-course will require the personal training completion code given upon successful completion of Module 1.         
  • This e-course discusses areas of assessment and assessment scoring. (Approx 90 min.)
  • Watch this training on yourtablet or smart phone!

    Download the Free Articulate Mobile Player for iTunes or Android.

  • Download Flash Version


LOC Application Review

LOC Application Tutorial

County Board Roles

Evaluator Dashboard to Eligibility Management  Video/PDF                

Uploading Documents   Video/PDF           

Complete and Submit    Video/PDF           

Redeterminations           Video/PDF

ICF Evaluators
               Dashboard to Consent Form  Video/PDF

               LOC Application-Creating to Submitting Video/PDF

Get a thorough understanding of the new LOC Application in this detailed two part webinar. Part 1 | Part 2

Additional LOC Training Tools

LOC Assessment Manual

  • A user’s guide to LOC Assessment

Clinician Verification Tool, Birth to Age 9

Clinician Verification Tool, Ages 10 and over

LOC Paper Assessment Tool

LOC Product Guide for County Board

LOC Product Guide for ICF/IID







The Level of Care Rule effective July 1, 2015 requires evaluators to complete training before performing LOC assessments or recommending a level of care.  

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 



For new users of the Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (OEDI) or Children's Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (COEDI)



Provider Billing Training

Training for waiver providers focusing on billing processes for the Individual Options, Level 1, and SELF waivers

Person-Centered Foundation Training

This two-day training, offered regionally, is tailored for Count Board and direct care staff to attend together.


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)​



For additional training opportunities, check with your county board of developmental disabilities.


In order to receive CPD units for attending a Brown-Bag Thursday Webinar, attendees must show an in-session duration (the time an attendee was logged in to the webinar) of at least 75 percent but not greater than 125 percent of the total duration of the webinar. 

See the DODD Webinar Policy.

Training Library

Ohio DODD Work Space
Training and tools offered in support of Ohio's disability professionals, including the Brown Bag Thursday webinar series library.


Behavior Support Strategies Work Space

Tools and training opportunities that promote a better understanding of the new Behavior Support Strategies rule (5123:2-2-06, effective January 1, 2015).

Title XX Fiscal Year Updates and Overview
On August 11, 2014, the Title XX Federal Fiscal Year 2015 training provided a brief overview of the program and outlined changes in the FFY15 Grant Agreements. View this recording to learn more about new TXX forms, an overview and clarification of required documentation and questions regarding the Early Intervention service.