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Training

There is a wealth of web-based training opportunities free-of-cost on the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) website. Additionally, the Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Richland Newhope) offers various provider trainings throughout the year relating to areas required for certification and/or areas to enhance skills and understanding in the form of group or individual trainings.  These may include medication administration, Person-Centered Thinking & Planning, “Provider 101,” rule changes, documentation requirements, provider forums, claim submission, Trauma-Informed Care, First Aid/CPR, MUI/Rights, Medicaid Service System,  etc.  Providers should check the Richland Newhope website frequently for updates.

If you are interested in accessing the Richland County Board of DD’s most recent annual MUI and Rights training, please contact Provider Recruiter/Development Coordinator Mary Dalbey at mdalbey@rnewhope.org for more information.  She will e-mail the handouts, slides, and links to watch the videos online.  There are also DVDs available at our Service & Support Administration (SSA) building, 220 Home Ave., that can be checked out and viewed either at the SSA building or at your home.  In order to receive a certificate for the training, you must watch the videos, take (and pass) a short quiz, and then return the completed quiz in to Mary Dalbey.  At that time you will be asked to sign a form attesting that you watched the videos and understand the information.  Once this is completed, will you will be issued your certificate of training.  MUI training is required every calendar year for all providers and county board staff.

Self-Administration Assessment Training for Providers

Training Dates

2020 Agency Provider Meetings (click on the date below to send an email registration request)
Location:  By ZOOM Invitation until Further Notice
Time:  10:00 AM to 12:00 noon

September 9; November 4

Upcoming TRAININGS scheduled for 2020 (click on the date or email link below to send an email registration request)
- All Medication Certification and CPR/First Aid trainings by NEON for Richland County Providers will be scheduled as needed; watch your email for more information.
-Crisis Response Training, October 15 TO BE DETERMINED
-Annual MUI Training, Will be offered ONLINE starting in September; more information will be announced in late August.
-New Independent Provider 101 Training, Scheduled as Needed by ZOOM Invitation
-Person-Centered Thinking & Planning, TO BE DETERMINED
2020 Independent Provider Meetings (click on the date below to send an email registration request)
All Independent Provider Meetings will be held by ZOOM Invitation until further notice; we will try to keep the schedule we have below. 
Friday, October 2 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Thursday, December 3 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Independent Providers are welcome to attend the Agency Provider meetings as well; just reach out to mdalbey@rnewhope.org to receive a ZOOM Invitation.