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


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

Thursday, April 26
Morning Session, 10:00am – 12:00pm
North Royalton, Cuyahoga Public Library, 5071 Wallings Rd., North Royalton, OH 44133

Evening Session, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
North Olmsted, Cuyahoga Public Library, 27403 Lorain Rd, North Olmsted, OH 44070

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Empowering Families Symposium, Cincinnati

Saturday, April 28
9:00am – 3:00pm
Xavier University Cintas Center
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Cincinnati Transition Bootcamp Session: SSI/SSDI

Thursday, May 24
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Office Building, 3430 Burnet Ave., 5th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Speaker: Debi Schwartz, SSA Representative
Registration


Cleveland Transition Event: Recreation, Leisure & Community Integration Activities

Sunday, June 3
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Friendship Circle, 27900 Gates Mills Blvd, Pepper Pike, OH 44124
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Cincinnati Transition Bootcamp Session: Medicaid Application & Determination Process & Waiver Services

Thursday, June 14
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Office Building, 3430 Burnet Ave., 5th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Speakers: Davona Jeter, Job and Family Services; Jessica Purkiser, Butler County DD Services; Antonio Aikens, Hamilton County DD Services; Tony Hidy, Warren County DD Services; Shonya Agin, Clermont County Job and Family Services
Registration


Cleveland Transition Bootcamp Session: Social Security Income (SSI & SSDI)

Thursday, June 21
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, 20000 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
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Cleveland Transition Bootcamp Session: Adult Healthcare Transition

Thursday, July 12
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, 20000 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
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Cincinnati Transition Bootcamp Session: Financial Planning for Families of Children and Adults who have Developmental Disabilities

Monday, July 30
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Office Building, 3430 Burnet Ave., 5th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Speakers: Chris Collier, CLU, ChSNC, Innova Financial Group; Laura Drake, Community Fund Management Foundation, Southern Ohio; and Nick Hancart, STABLE Account – Ohio Treasurer’s Office
Registration


Cincinnati Transition Bootcamp Session: Guardianship and Alternatives

Thursday, August 16
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Office Building, 3430 Burnet Ave., 5th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Speakers: Andrew Brennan, Disability Rights Ohio; Family Members
Registration


Cincinnati Transition Bootcamp Session: Transition from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare

Thursday, September 13
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Office Building, 3430 Burnet Ave., 5th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Speakers: Abigail Nye, UC Physicians; Jason Woodward, CCHMC
Registration


Cleveland Transition Bootcamp Session: Achieving Quality Employment

Thursday, September 13
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, 20000 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
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Cincinnati Transition Bootcamp 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, Tall Institute
Registration


Cleveland Transition Bootcamp Session: Medicaid

Thursday, October 11
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, 20000 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
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Cleveland Transition Bootcamp Session: Waivers 

Thursday, November 8
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, 20000 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
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