Ohio Developmental Disabilities Services

New Provider 8-Hour Certification


Training Topics

  1. Overview of serving individuals with developmental disabilities
    • Think People First
    • Characteristics of Individuals with DD-
    • Service Planning/Team Process
    • Best Practices
    • Resources for additional information
    • Video
  2. Provisions governing right of individuals sections 5123.62 to 5123.6 of The Ohio Revised Code.
    • Rights of Individuals
    • Rights and Responsibilities
    • Confidentiality
    • Dignity and Respect
    • Privacy
  3. Overview of basic principles and requirements of providing Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) wavier services:
    • Responsibilities of a Provider
    • Medicaid and Waivers
    • Monitoring and Oversight of Services
    • Submission and payment of claims (Billing)
    • Resources for additional information and assistance
    • Video
    • Self Determination,
    • Principles of Positive Intervention Culture
  4. The requirements of rule 5123:2-17-02 of the Administrative Code relating to incidents adversely affecting health and safety:
    • Categories of major unusual incidents (MUI’s) with emphasis on the most common- Unplanned hospitalizations, Misappropriation, Physical Abuse, Neglect, Medical Emergencies, Known Injury
    • Reporting responsibilities- MUI, Unusual Incident (UI), Trends and patterns
    • Immediate response
    • Prevention Plans
    • Role of Investigative Agent
    • Abuser Registry
    • ODODD Alerts
  5. Universal Precautions for infection control including hand washing and the disposal of bodily waste:
    • Infection Control
    • Prevention of contact with blood and bodily fluids
    • Blood Bourne Pathogens