Training

The UCCEDD provides a variety of trainings related to developmental disabilities, detailed below.

  1. Interdisciplinary Training: Through the LEND program, UCCEDD provides interdisciplinary and disciplinary clinical training to graduate students and post-doctoral students through practicum and specialized experiences in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
  2. Undergraduate Developmental Disabilities Certificate through the University of Cincinnati School of Social Work: Provides students with knowledge and skills to work with persons with developmental disabilities in a variety of social, healthcare and educational settings.
  3. Community-Based Trainings: These trainings provide information to family members, self-advocates and professionals on topics of interest related to developmental disabilities. Trainings listed below.

Community-Based Training and Event Announcements


Cincinnati Caregiver Training

5 weeks, Wednesdays, starting September 26
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Mason High School *the 10/17 class will take place at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Are you a mature high school or college student interested in caring for youth with developmental disabilities?
Learn more
Register


Northeast Community of Practice: Community Conversation on “Law Enforcement, the Justice System and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities”

Tuesday, October 2
10:00am – 12:00pm
Dominion Energy, 1201 E. 55th St., Cleveland, OH 44103
More information
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Cincinnati Transition Booster Session: Relationships, Sexuality and Safety

Tuesday, October 2
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Office Building, 3430 Burnet Ave., 5th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Speaker: Barb Thomas, TECS, Education Center
More information
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Portage County Area Transition Booster Session: Writing Quality IEP Transition Goals for Students age 14 and up

Tuesday, October 2
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Reed Memorial Library, Jenkins Room, 167 E. Main Street, Ravenna, Oh 44266
Presenter: Kerry Agins, Esq., Agins and Gilman, LLC. Primarily focusing her practice on special education, Kerry has assisted students with a wide variety of diagnoses to ensure that their needs are met in Ohio’s public schools.
More information
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Delaware County Transition Booster Session: Assistive Technology

Tuesday, October 9
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Delaware County Board of DD office, 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH
Today’s technology can help your loved one with special needs to lead a more independent life. Whether it’s remote support technology to enable them to live on their own or environmental controls to allow them to manipulate lighting, temperature, electronic devices and more…come find out what area vendors have to offer.
More information
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Cleveland Transition Booster Session: Medicaid – Navigating the Application & Determination Process

Thursday, October 11
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, 20000 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
More information
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Columbus Transition Booster Session: Assistive Technology

Monday, October 22
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Clark Hall, 380 Granville St., Gahanna, OH 43230
Today’s technology can help your loved one with special needs to lead a more independent life. Whether it’s remote support technology to enable them to live on their own, or environmental controls to allow them to manipulate lighting, temperature, electronic devices and more… come find out what area vendors have to offer.
Register here


Northeast Ohio Autism Conversations: Navigating Public & Private Insurance Options with Marla Root

Tuesday, October 23
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake, OH 44145
More information
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Northeast Ohio Autism Conversations: Navigating Public & Private Insurance Options with Marla Root

Wednesday, October 24
10:00am – 12:00pm
Stow-Monroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Rd., Stow, OH 44224
More information
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Northeast Ohio Autism Conversations: Navigating Public & Private Insurance Options with Marla Root

Wednesday, October 24
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Wickliffe Public Library, 1713 Lincoln Rd., Wickliffe, OH 44092
More information
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Cincinnati Transition Bootcamp Conference

Thursday, November 1
7:30am – 4:00pm
Sharonville Convention Center
More information
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Cleveland Transition Booster Session: Waivers (What are they, How do I get one?), Waiting Lists, Needs Assessments and New Rules 

Thursday, November 8
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, 20000 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
More information
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Delaware County Transition Booster Session: Speak Up, Stay Safe!

Tuesday, November 13
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Delaware County Board of DD office, 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH
What issues need to be addressed in order to ensure your loved one with a disability is included in his/her community, but also stays safe? This month we address issues like community access, relationships, abuse prevention and self-advocacy.
More information
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Portage County Area Transition Booster Session: Achieving Quality Employment – For All

Tuesday, November 13
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Reed Memorial Library, Jenkins Room, 167 E. Main Street, Ravenna, Oh 44266
Presenters:
School Age & Post-Secondary Education – Disability Rights Ohio
Supported Employment & Community Life – Britta Hough, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
Competitive – Julie A Hance, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
More information
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Columbus Transition Booster Session: Speak Up, Stay Safe!

Monday, November 19
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Clark Hall, 380 Granville St., Gahanna, OH 43230
What issues need to be addressed in order to ensure your loved one with a disability is included in his/her community, but also stays safe? This month we address issues like community access, relationships, abuse prevention and self-advocacy.
Register here


Delaware County Transition Booster Session: Transition to Adult Health Care Services

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Delaware County Board of DD office, 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH
More information to come


Columbus Transition Booster Session: Transition to adult healthcare services

Monday, January 28, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Clark Hall, 380 Granville St., Gahanna, OH 43230
Registration information to come


Delaware County Transition Booster Session: Behavioral Issues During Puberty and Beyond

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Delaware County Board of DD office, 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH
More information to come


Columbus Transition Booster Session: Behavioral issues during puberty and beyond

Monday, February 25, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Clark Hall, 380 Granville St., Gahanna, OH 43230
Registration information to come


Delaware County Transition Booster Session: Transitional IEPs

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Delaware County Board of DD office, 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH
More information to come


Columbus Transition Booster Session: Transitional IEPs

Monday, March 18, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Clark Hall, 380 Granville St., Gahanna, OH 43230
Registration information to come


Delaware County Transition Booster Session: Case Management: What Should/Can You Expect?

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Delaware County Board of DD office, 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH
More information to come


Columbus Transition Booster Session: Case management – what should/can you expect?

Monday, April 15, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Clark Hall, 380 Granville St., Gahanna, OH 43230
Registration information to come


Delaware County Transition Booster Session: Transportation

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Delaware County Board of DD office, 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH
More information to come


Columbus Transition Booster Session: Transportation

Monday, May 20, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Clark Hall, 380 Granville St., Gahanna, OH 43230
Registration information to come