Offering a variety of training opportunities for providers and County Boards

Behavior Support Strategies New Rule Training
Opportunities that promote a better understanding of the Behavior Support Strategies rule (5123:2-2-06, effective January 1, 2015). You can also visit the Behavior Support Strategies Work Space for helpful tools regarding behavior supports.

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.

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


An Overview of Changes to the LOC Rule

  • In April 2015 Lori Horvath, Deputy Director of Medicaid Development and Administration and Matt Turner, Medicaid Field Consultant, discussed changes to the LOC Rule, effective July 1, 2015. (pdf)

LOC Assessment Manual

  • A user’s guide to LOC Assessments

Clinician Verification Tool, Birth to Age 9

Clinician Verification Tool, Ages 10 and over

LOC Paper Assessment Tool


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 County Boards 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.




Ohio DODD Work Space
Additional tools and training resources including a library of recorded webinars

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. 
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