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: Starting Out Right! Planning for and Working on Pre-Employment Skills

Wednesday, June 13
9:30am* – 1:30pm, *Registration and breakfast at 9:30, Workshop starts promptly at 10:00 am
Courtyard Marriott Rookwood, 3813 Edwards Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209
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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
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Cincinnati: Be a Champion for your Child at the IEP Table

Friday, June 15, 9:00am – 3:00pm, Courtyard Marriott, 3813 Edwards Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45209
Register for Friday, June 15
OR
Monday, June 18, 9:00am – 3:00pm, Residence Inn, 3815 Edwards Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45209
Register for Monday, June 18
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Cincinnati: Caring for Children and Youth with Developmental Disabilities

Tuesday, June 19, 3:00pm – 6:00pm, Clippard YMCA
Wednesday, June 20, 3:00pm – 6:00pm, Clippard YMCA
Thursday, June 21, 3:00pm – 7:00pm, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Medical Office Building
*Must be able to attend all sessions*
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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
Register online


Cincinnati: Behavior Strategies Workshop

Friday, June 22
8:00am – 1:00pm *Registration and breakfast begin at 8am, Workshop begins promptly at 8:30am
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Liberty Campus, 7777 Yankee Rd., Liberty Township, OH 45044
More information
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Cleveland: Community Conversation on Law Enforcement, the Justice System and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Tuesday, July 17, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Register here
or
Wednesday July 18, 10:00am – 12:00pm
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Both sessions located at The Arc of Greater Cleveland, 2421 Community College Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
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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
Register online


Cleveland Transition Bootcamp Session: Waivers 

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