EI Regional Program Consultants

EI Regional Program Consultants

Six Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) program consultants provide technical assistance to counties implementing the EI program. To find contact information for the consultant assigned to your county, check out this map.

Child Outcomes Summary Process

 Guide to COS Process Training and Technical Assistance Resources

This resource list was developed to provide a brief overview of some of the resources available on the ECTA Outcomes webpage (http://ectacenter.org/eco/index.asp) that can support local, regional or state training and technical assistance on child outcomes. 

 Child Outcomes Summary Team Collaboration (COS-TC) Quality Practices

Checklist and Descriptions

The Child Outcomes Summary Team Collaboration (COS-TC) Quality Practices Checklist and Descriptions is designed to assist states and programs in improving COS team collaboration. Built around a set of quality practices, the checklist is a mechanism for those who implement, supervise, or train on the COS process to identify, observe, and assess recommended team collaboration practices in COS implementation. It underscores ways to actively engage families as critical members in the COS process. This resource also provides a description of each of the quality practices and two examples of ways to introduce the different COS discussion points with team members.

 COS Parent Participation Letter

This letter can be used by the Service Coordinator to introduce families to the COS process and explain the importance of information from parents and other caregivers in determining the child's functioning in the three outcome areas.

Discussing the COS with the Team

This document is a guide for IFSP teams in completing the COS Process.  It includes discussion prompts for each outcome area that can be used to facilitate COS conversations.

Introducing the Child Outcomes Summary Process

This document includes talking points for explaining the COS process to families and engaging them in conversations about the child's functioning.

Program Guide to Monitoring the Child Outcome Summary Process

This document explains the background and rationale behind collecting child outcomes data and discusses how to analyze and interpret the data.

Ohio COS Electronic Binder

This document provides a list of resources that help teams prepare all members for the COS process, discuss and make a team decision, document and report the team decision, and monitor the process to ensure fidelity and high quality data. 

 

Developmental Screening Tools

PEACH Nutrition Screening

Vision: Taking A Look

Vision: Taking A Look - Instructions

Hearing Status Questionnaire

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) developmental surveillance recommendations, tips, and resources available to pediatricians, clinicians, and families

 

Mandated Reporting of Suspected Abuse and Neglect

On Feb 5, 2019, Alisa Muncy and Julie Weidle from Butler County Children Services presented a facilitated webinar onthe Mandated Reporter laws and procedures in Ohio. 

Click here to view the Power Point slides from their presentation.

 

Supporting Ohio's Service Coordinators (SOSC)

Ohio is implementing a three-phase process to support Service Coordination in an effort to strengthen our EI system.  This section contains materials associated with the Service Coordination Process.

Power Point from Statewide Webinar Summer 2017

County Visit Schedule 2017-2018

Record Review Checklist

 

Service Coordinator Community of Practice 2018

The Service Coordinator Community of Practice for 2018 is a group of new Early Intervention Service Coordinators who meet virtually every other month to learn more about topics of interest in their new role and to network with other Service Coordinators.  Following are resources developed for these bi-monthly meetings.


MARCH 2018:

Click here to view the PPT slides from: The PSP Approach to Teaming and the Service Coordinator's Role 

Click here to access a Desk Aid containing strategies around the PSP Approach to Teaming.  

MAY 2018:

Click here to view the PPT slides from: System of Payments 

JULY 2018:

Click here to view the PPT slides from IFSP Outcomes.

SEP 2018:

Click here to view PPT slides from Transition.

NOV 2018:

Click here to view PPT slides from Child Outcomes Summary Process.

JAN 2019

Click here to view PPT slides from PCSA-CAPTA Referrals.

Public Children Services Association of Ohio website 

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services County Directory

 


 

  

 

Ohio Resources

Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Check out these links for resources and information about mental health and addiction services.

Ohio Department of Health
Check out these links for resources and information about ODH's voluntary family support program for pregnant women or new parents.


National Resources


The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA Center)

Locate information on evidence-based practices in areas specific to early childhood, professional development, early intervention and early childhood special education (EI/ECSE).

Defining, Understanding, and Implementing Evidence-Based Practice