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Ohio Early Intervention

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Credentialing


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Service Coordinators, Service Coordinator Supervisors, Developmental Specialists and Early Intervention Supervisors are credentialed through the Department of Developmental Disabilities. Learn more about credentialing in Ohio.

Developmental Specialists and Early Intervention Supervisors

To become eligible for EI developmental specialist certification, one must earn a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. For additional requirements, please review:

http://dodd.ohio.gov/RulesLaws/Documents/5123-2-5-05%20Effective%202015-03-26.pdf

If any applicant is missing coursework in any area, he or she can choose to take a department approved seminar, or an approved college course (totaling at least 30 hours). Please refer to the checklist for details.

Developmental Specialists and Early Intervention Supervisors are certified through Provider Certification at DODD and must meet education and training requirements specified in Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 5123:2-5-05. Below are the links to the Certification Application form, Application Addendum, Application for Training Approval, and Continuing Professional Development Unit (CPDU) Checklist. For additional information, please contact Provider Certification: provider.certification@dodd.ohio.gov.


County Board Certification Application

http://dodd.ohio.gov/Forms/Documents/County%20Board%20Application%20for%20Certification10.20.16.pdf


County Board Certification Application Addendum

http://dodd.ohio.gov/Forms/Documents/Application%20Addendum%20%20-%20Updated%2008.16.16.pdf


Application for Training Approval

http://dodd.ohio.gov/Forms/Documents/Application%20for%20Training%20Approval%2011062015.pdf