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Bayley-IV Scales of I/T Development

  • Virtual Events - June 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM - June 12, 2020 at 4:00 PM

This training will discuss the purpose of the Bayley-4 in Early Intervention and teach participants how to administer the tool. Participants will learn how to interpret the results and to use the Bayley-4 in everyday practice. The trainer will include a demo of Q-global, the Bayley's web‐based platform for test administration, scoring and reporting. Please bring your table or other device to participate in the demo.

The in-person trainings originally scheduled for Jun 1 and 2, 2020 will be conducted virtually as a series of three webinars. You must attend all three to be trained on the Battelle. The available dates are: Jun 1, 3 and 5 (2-4 p.m. each day) OR Jun 8, 10 and 12 (2-4 p.m. each day). Click the links below to register for each webinar.

SW, PT, OT CEUs pending

Topic Area: Assessment

Contact Hours: 5.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: In Person


Doughnuts with Di: Assistive Technology, Part 1: Overview

  • July 14, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Join Phillipa Campbell, PhD. for a discussion of assistive technology and how it enhances infant and toddler participation in daily routines and activities. Dr. Campbell has worked as an OT and Professor and currently consults with the STEMEI TA project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8921511421981491216

Continuing Education Options: County Board Superintendent, DODD Developmental Specialist, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Principles of Service Coordination

  • Module 1 - July 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM - August 14, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 6 (self-paced) - July 20, 2020 at 12:00 AM - February 15, 2021 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 7 (self-paced) - July 20, 2020 at 12:00 AM - February 15, 2021 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 8 (self-paced) - July 20, 2020 at 12:00 AM - February 15, 2021 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 2 - August 31, 2020 at 12:00 AM - September 30, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 3 - October 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM - November 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 4 - November 30, 2020 at 12:00 AM - December 30, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 5 - January 13, 2021 at 12:00 AM - February 15, 2021 at 12:00 AM

You will learn the laws and rules related to Service Coordination, the responsibilities and expectations of the Service Coordinator, and why this role is important to eligible Ohio children and families throughout their entire Early Intervention journey.

This course includes multiple learning formats: facilitated discussions, self-study modules, written assignments and job-embedded activities.

Registration for the next cohort begins Jun 30, 2020 on MyLearning.

Modules 1-5 have a test out option. To be eligible to test out, you must have held an unexpired EISC or EISC Supervisor credential (of any tier) prior to July 1, 2019 and must still have an active EISC or EISC Supervisor credential.

To access the test, please contact the instructor of the module.
Module 1: Steve Guyton
Module 2: Kelli Lanzot
Module 3: Shelly Palumbo
Module 4: Kelli Lanzot
Module 5: Karen Kincaid
There is no test out option for Module 6, 7 or 8.

Instructor: EI Program Consultants

Contact Hours: 61 (subject to change)

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/course/view.php?id=57

Continuing Education Options: DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation


Doughnuts with Di: Virtual Reality - The Real World of Evaluation and Assessment

  • July 21, 2020 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Please join us for this fun and practical "talk show" style webinar. A panel of EI leaders will discuss the challenges of virtual evaluations and assessments and share strategies for successfully engaging families. Discussion will include: obtaining and documenting consent, preparing the family, conducting the evaluation and assessment, the benefits of technology and building confidence in using technology. Bring your questions for our panel!

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6674514275549334541

Continuing Education Options: County Board Superintendent, DODD Developmental Specialist, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Assistive Technology, Part 2: Morning, Bed, Bath Routines

  • August 11, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Please join Philippa Campbell, PhD for part two of her series on Assistive Technology. She will talk about AT in morning routines, bedtime, naptime and bath time. Dr. Campbell has a PhD in Special Education/Psychology and a certificate in OT. She currently consults with the STEMEI TA Project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7976604323210515728

Continuing Education Options: County Board Superintendent, DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Diagnosed Conditions

  • August 18, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Join Sue Smith from BCMH to learn more about "diagnosed conditions on the list" for EI. Sue will discuss each of these conditions including causes, prevalence, and how they impact the newborn-infant-young toddler-older toddler's development. The goal is to better prepare EISCs, assessors and IFSP teams with identifying the most appropriate assessment team and ensure adequate assessment for program planning.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1903101102762617355

Continuing Education Options: County Board Superintendent, DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Developmental Stages, 12-18 Months

  • August 25, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

In part three of a five-part series, NAS Expert Dr. Kathy Wedig and colleagues from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital will discuss development from 12-18 months. Examples of strategies and interventions of babies born with NAS will be shared. Contact Hours: 1.5

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6637077003672641296


Advanced Reflective Supervision

This course builds on the principles of Reflective Supervision and focuses on the “how-to”/implementation of the principles in supervisory practice.

SW CEUs pending

Instructor: Robert Gallen, Ph.D.

Contact Hours: 6.5

Website: https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpitt.zoom.us%2Fmeeting%2Fregister%2FtJwudOyurT8pHdycltNjJTLmNhGq2HMW1IMp&data=02%7C01%7CLori.E.Myers%40dodd.ohio.gov%7C77263747a06143c0b9dc08d7e62aa8e6%7C50f8fcc494d84f0784eb36ed57c7c8a2%7C0%7C0%7C637230943206003886&sdata=uV3rliW4hxdk44a75QIMf9LkiufU%2Fd4xloyGA9Hp%2FjE%3D&reserved=0

Continuing Education Options: DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: In Person


ASQ and ASQ:SE

This two part module defines the purpose of screening in Early Intervention, instructs you on how to use the ASQ and ASQ:SE in everyday practice, and discusses how to score and interpret results of the ASQ and ASQ:SE. Please use the following course ID numbers to access the modules and the listed access codes to launch the modules.

ASQ
Course # 1082202
Access code OHMG524

ASQ: SE
Course # 1082203
Access code OHMG918

Contact Hours: .25

Website: https://oh.train.org/desktopshell.aspx

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Self Study


Assessment and Evaluation

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please contact Angela Landolt-Ernest at angdolt@hotmail.com or 419-481-6105. 

Topic Area: Assessment

Instructor: Angela Ernest

Contact Hours: 30

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Self Study


Battelle Developmental Inventory

In this course, you will learn the purpose of the BDI-2, how to administer it and interpret the results, and how to use it in everyday practice with infants and toddlers

Topic Area: Assessment

Contact Hours: 6.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: In Person


Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development-4: Virtual Administration

Please join Dr. Gloria Maccow with Pearson Clinical Assessment to learn about differences between the Bayley third edition and fourth edition and how the tool can be administered using technology.

Click here to view the recording. CPDUs are not provided for the recorded webinar.

Course ID: Gloria Maccow, PhD

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Child Growth and Development

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please access the website, www.dementia-help.com or email 4aid@dementia-help.com.

This seminar is approved as meeting the requirements for Early Intervention content area E01 (Infant/Toddler Growth and Development)

Contact Hours: 30

Website: http://www.dementia-help.com

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Self Study


Child Outcomes Summary Team Training

This training covers the purpose of the COS and how to complete the COS. It explains why we compare the functioning of children in EI with functioning of typically-developing peers and explores the process of identifying accurate functional ratings. The training also discusses explaining outcomes to families and engaging them in the ratings process. Included are interactive activities that allow teams to practice their new knowledge and skills.

Note: DaSy COS Modules (course # 1063900) are a prerequisite.

Instructor: EI Program Consultants

Contact Hours: 4

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Child Outcomes Summary

Formats: In Person


Childhood Lead Poisoning in Ohio

Ohio has the third highest percentage of tested children under the age of 6 with elevated blood lead levels. This course, presented by Christopher Alexander from the Ohio Department of Health, is a brief overview of the activities of the Ohio Department of Health in regard to childhood lead poisoning in Ohio.

Due to new activities related to providing services to children with elevated blood lead levels, this presentation is designed to bring awareness and understanding of lead poisoning activities in Ohio to those providing that service.

Course ID: EI-073

Contact Hours: 1.0

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/local/staticpage/view.php?page=EI

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Self Study


DaSy Child Outcomes Summary Modules

These eight modules begin with a COS overview and explain how to complete COS ratings. They promote understanding of the 7-point rating scale and explore teaming in the COS process. The modules include optional activities and assessments.

Contact Hours: Not applicable

Website: https://dasycenter.org/child-outcomes-summary-cos-process-module-collecting-using-data-to-improve-programs/

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Child Outcomes Summary

Formats: Self Study


Disabilities and Risk Factors from Birth

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please access the website www.dementia-help.com or email 4aid@dementia-help.com.

This seminar is approved as meeting the requirements for Early Intervention content area E02 (Disabilities and Risk Factors)

Contact Hours: 30

Website: http://www.dementia-help.com

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Self Study


Disabilities and Risk Factors from Birth

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please access the website or email cycseminars@ocali.org.

Contact Hours: 30

Website: http://cycseminars.org

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Topics: Other Trainings


Doughnuts with Di: Autism Part 2 - Diagnosis of Very Young Children

Our content expert will be Dr. Christine Eichelberger, a Clinical Psychologist with Nationwide Children's Hospital.  Dr. Eichelberger will explain the diagnostic process when autism is suspected and the criteria used for diagnosis.  She will discuss red flags at different ages and offer strategies for preparing families for the diagnostic process. 

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, Ohio Counselor, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy Board

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Engaging Families in Tele-EI

Content expert Maggie Gons from OCALI will discuss supporting families with adjusting to service provision via technology and strategies for engaging families in virtual services.

The live webinar was held April 7, 2020. CPDUs are not provided for the recorded webinar. PPT slides from the presentation (attached).

YouTube Screencast of the presentation.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: More is Better

Our content expert will be Lee Ann Jung, PhD. Dr. Jung will discuss the process of providing early intervention services in natural environments and how to maximize natural learning opportunities by embedding intervention into daily routines.  She will provide guidance on using assessment information to determine the intensity, duration and frequency of services and wil explore "putting it all together": how to identify the intensity and duration to address outcomes.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: More is Better - Frequency/Intensity/Duration

Our content expert will be Lee Ann Jung, PhD. Dr. Jung will discuss the process of providing early intervention services in natural environments and how to maximize natural learning opportunities by embedding intervention into daily routines.  She will provide guidance on using assessment information to determine the intensity, duration and frequency of services and wil explore "putting it all together": how to identify the intensity and duration to address outcomes.

 Click here to access a screencast of the presentation.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: The Opioid Crisis and Early Intervention

Misuse of and addiction to opioids has reached an epidemic level, and Ohio has a very high percentage of families affected by this crisis.  Newborns of women addicted to opioids may experience many physical and psychological consequences at birth and throughout development.  In this webinar, Dr. Robert Gallen will focus on what we currently know about the effect of opioids on developing children and how to use this information to plan interventions with infants, toddlers and families.

Dr. Gallen is theMaster’s Program Coordinator for the Applied Developmental Psychology Program at the University of Pittsburgh.  He has served as an early intervention provider since 1998 using the BDI and other instruments to identify children with Kentucky's First Steps and currently Allegheny Pennsylvania's Alliance for Infants and Toddlers.  He teaches graduate level courses in Assessment and Family Therapy and supervises advanced field placement work.

Click here to view the PPT slides from the presentation.

This training is also available as a course for credit on MyLearning. Access the course here.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment, Other Trainings

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Vision

Our content expert will be Jen Remeis with the Ohio School for the Blind.  She will describe typical vision development in infants and toddlers, atypical development and "red flags" for visual impairments.

Click here to access the PPT slides from the presentation.

Click here to access a Youtube screencast of the presentation.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Autism

This training, led by OCALI PLAY Project TA Consultant Maggie Gons, will explore autism spectrum disorders in early childhood.  The training will discuss the signs and symptoms of autism and the "red flags" for autistic disorders in the children served in Early Intervention. 

PPT slides from this presentation 

CPDUs are not provided for the recorded webinar.

Youtube Screencast of the presentation

16 Actions by 16 Months Handout

16 Gestures by 16 Months Handout

Early Red Flags of Autism Handout

What is ASD? Handout

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Deafblindness: Raising Awareness on Dual Sensory Impairment

Our content experts will be Linda Bass-Johnoff and Lynne Hamelberg from the Ohio Center for Deafblind Education. They will share information and resources for supporting families with children who have dual sensory impairments.

Click here to view the recording.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Ecomapping

Our content expert will be Debbie Ashley, MA. We will discuss Ecomapping and the importance of understanding the family’s supports and how to use this information to determine how these supports relate to EI services, and where they fall within the development of functional IFSP outcomes and strategies.

CPDU applications for DODD-EI DS is pending.

Click here to view the PPT slides from this presentation.

Click here to access a Youtube screencast of the session.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Hearing

Our content expert will be FCLC. We will discuss hearing loss in infants and toddlers and assessing hearing development, specially what to look for in terms of typical hearing development, atypical hearing development and red flags for hearing-related conditions.

CPDUs are approved for DODD-EI DS and DODD-EI SC.

HANDOUTS

Click here to access the PPT from the training.

Click here to access the handout, We Hear with our Brain Tip Sheet.

Click here to access the handout, March 2018: Communication Choices

Click here to access the handout, EI Upates (#1808) with link to EI Hearing Providers Map.

Click here to access the handout, EHDI Meeting Presentation.

Clich here to access an audio/screencast of the presentation.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Nutrition

This training will explore issues related to nutrition in infants and toddlers.  We will discuss typical development, atypical development and "red flags" for signs of  conditions related to nutrition. 

DODD EI-DS CPDUs are approved.

PPT slides from the presentation.

YouTube Screencast of the presentation.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Prematurity

Our content expert will be Teresa Lutz, PT from Fulton County. Teresa has experience working with premature infants in the NICU setting. We will discuss conditions commonly associated with prematurity and what to look for during assessment. Teresa will share assessment tools and strategies to assist IFSP teams with determining a need for EI services, and with the development of functional outcomes and strategies.

Click here to access the Power Point slides from the presentation.

Click here to access a handout on Prematurity and Hearing Loss.  

Contact Hours: 1.5

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Putting it All Together

Our content experts will be Karen Kincaid, DS, and Tiffany Madden, SLP, CCC and Certified Fidelity Coach. We will discuss how team members use information from multiple sources (medical records, evaluation, observation, parent report and other available information) to determine whether or not there is a need for services, inform the development of functional IFSP outcomes and strategies.

CPDU applications for DODD/EI-DS and are approved.

Click here to access the PPT slides from the presentation.

Click here to access a Youtube screencast of the presentation.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment, Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Routines-Based Interventions

Our content expert will be Lee Ann Jung, PhD. Dr. Jung will discuss using authentic assessment information across developmental domains to determine the need for EI services and supports, using routines to conduct assessment and using routines-based intervention strategies. 

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Doughnuts with Di: Using Assessment Information to Inform Outcomes and Steps/Activities

Our content experts will be Karen Kincaid, DS, and Tiffany Madden, SLP, CCC and Certified Fidelity Coach. We will discuss how team members use assessment information to guide the development of truly functional outcomes and to develop steps/activities to meet those outcomes.

 Maddy COS Handout

Outcomes-Steps-Activities PPT

Youtube Screencast of the presentation

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Early Childhood Typical and Atypical Development

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please access the website http://www.virtualeduc.com/ashland/

This seminar is approved as meeting the requirements for EI content area E01 (Infant/Toddler Growth and Development)

Topic Area: Social Emotional Growth and Development

Contact Hours: 30

Website: http://www.virtualeduc.com/ashland/

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Self Study


Ecomapping

Learn to develop an Ecomap as a tool for learning about a family’s resources and formal/informal supports. You will explore how information gathered through an Ecomap can be used throughout the IFSP process.

Topic Area: Assessment

CPDUs are not provided for the recorded webinar.

Instructor: Debbie Ashley, M.Ed.

Contact Hours: 1.5 DODD EI-SC

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/263480776291353615

Continuing Education Options: DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Evaluation and Assessment

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please access the website, http://www.norwichcs.com/early-childhood-classes/

This seminar is approved as meeting the requirements for EI content area E04 (Evaluation and Assessment) 

Topic Area: Assessment

Contact Hours: 30

Website: http://www.norwichcs.com/consulting-services/

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Self Study


Family Dynamics from Birth

For additional details on course content, format and cost, please access the website www.dementia-help.com or email 4aid@dementia-help.com

This seminar is approved as meeting the requirements for EI content area E03 (Family Centered Services)

Contact Hours: 30

Website: http://www.dementia-help.com

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Evidence-Based Practices: Family Centered Practices

Formats: Self Study


Family-Centered Practices in Challenging Situations

This training builds on the training, Family-Centered Practices in Early Intervention. You will explore adult learning styles and how to apply family-centered strategies to work with: parents with intellectual disabilities, mental illness, or addiction, and to grandparents raising their grandchildren.

Topic Area: Family and Community Relations

Click here to access the webinar recording. CPDUs are not provided for the recorded webinar.

Instructor: Debbie Ashley, M.Ed.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Family-Centered Practices in Early Intervention

This training defines and explains family-centered practices, explores implementation of the practices and discusses how they build family capacity.

SW, PT, OT CEUs pending

Topic Area: Family and Community Relations

Click here to view the recording. CPDUs are not provided for the recorded webinar.

Instructor: Debbie Ashley, M.Ed.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Family Affiliate Level I, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Evidence-Based Practices: Family Centered Practices

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Hearing Status Questionnaire

This course describes the purpose, administration, and interpretation of the Hearing Status Questionnaire and explores techniques for explaining results to parents.

Course ID: 1023379

Contact Hours: .5

Website: https://oh.train.org/desktopshell.aspx

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation, Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment, Vision and Hearing

Formats: Self Study


High Quality Case Notes in Early Intervention

This training covers the basics of documentation in early intervention including what must be documented at each step of the IFSP process, what to include when documenting and what to avoid. Case note examples are given and learners can practice identifying the elements that are correct within these case notes.

Contact Hours: Not applicable

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/my/index.php

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


High Quality IFSP Development

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the tools needed to develop meaningful and high-quality IFSPs with families of children who qualify for early intervention services.

Cost for the seminar is $50. When payment is complete, wait for the page to load. The code to join will be displayed.

Topic Area: Professional Development

Instructor: Lee Ann Jung, PhD

Contact Hours: 30

Website: https://www.leadinclusion.org/eicourses

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: Self Study


IFSP Overview

This interactive, online module offers guidance on completing the IFSP form. The course walks the learner through the IFSP section by section with detailed instructions for completion. It explores the technical requirements of the IFSP as well as how to partner with families at each step of the process.

SW, PT, OT CEUs pending

Course ID: EI-065

Contact Hours: 1.0 DODD EI-DS and DODD EI-SC

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/my/index.php

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation, Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: Self Study


IFSP: It's All About the Process

This module describes functional assessment and its relationship to functional IFSP outcomes. It explains the criteria for high-quality IFSP outcomes and offers suggestions for writing outcomes and explores family-centered practices and team collaboration in the IFSP process.

Course ID: EI-076

Contact Hours: 1

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/local/staticpage/view.php?page=EI

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment, Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: Self Study


Individual Family Service Plan Development, Intervention Planning, and Service Delivery

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please access the website http://www.norwichcs.com/early-childhood-classes/

This seminar is approved as meeting the requirements for EI content area E06 (IFSP)

Topic Area: Intervention and Treatment

Contact Hours: 30

Website: http://www.norwichcs.com/early-childhood-classes/

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: Self Study


Infant Assessment in Early Intervention

This webinar will address the authentic assessment of infants to identify the infant’s unique developmental strengths and needs. We will discuss typical and atypical infant development in the five developmental domains and provide strategies to help assessors gather information about development from multiple sources, using multiple methods. The webinar will specifically address strategies for assessing infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. The webinar will be facilitated by Robert Gallen, Ph.D. Dr. Gallen is the Master’s Program Coordinator for the Applied Developmental Psychology Program at the University of Pittsburgh. He has served as an early intervention provider since 1998 using the BDI and other instruments to identify children with Kentucky's First Steps and currently Allegheny Pennsylvania's Alliance for Infants and Toddlers. He teaches graduate level courses in Assessment and Family Therapy and supervises advanced field placement work./p>

Topic Area: Assessment

Click here to view the recording. CPDUs are not provided for the recorded webinar.

Instructor: Robert Gallen, PhD

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Infant Toddler Growth and Development

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please access the website http://www.norwichcs.com/early-childhood-classes/ or email susan@norwichcs.com 

Topic Area: Social Emotional Growth and Development

Contact Hours: 30

Website: http://www.norwichcs.com/early-childhood-classes/

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Self Study


Infant Toddler Growth and Development

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please access the website or email cycseminars@ocali.org.

Contact Hours: 30

Website: http://cycseminars.org

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Self Study


Intervention Program Planning

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please contact Angela Landolt-Ernest at angdolt@hotmail.com or 419-481-6105. 

Topic Area: Intervention and Treatment

Instructor: Angela Ernest

Contact Hours: 30

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: Self Study


Mandated Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

Reviews the reporting requirements for mandated reporting in Ohio Revised Code 2151.421, Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect. Course is about 30 minutes long. Completion of this course meets one of the professional development requirements in the Ohio Early Intervention Rule 5123-10-04 toward the Early Intervention Service Coordinator or Early Intervention Service Coordination Supervisor one-year or five-year credential.

Course ID: EI-067

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/local/staticpage/view.php?page=EI

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Motivational Interviewing

Dr. Robert Gallen will discuss the principles of motivational interviewing and how they can support Service Coordinators and Service Providers in coaching families to enact changes they would like to see in their families. The course addresses some of the more challenging situations families face including addiction, mental illness, intellectual disability of caregivers, coping with a child’s diagnosis, and homelessness. The training includes interactive practice with strategies to improve communication skills when receiving and sharing information in difficult situations.

Topic Area: Family and Community Relations

Contact Hours: 6

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Family Affiliate Level I, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: In Person


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Developmental Stages | Part One: In Utero to Six Months of Age

In part one of a five-part series, NAS Expert Dr. Kathy Wedig and colleagues will discuss development in-utero through age six months. Examples of strategies and interventions for babies born with NAS will be shared. CPDU applications pending for DODD EI-DS, DODD EI-SC and SW.

Topic Area: Social Emotional Growth and Development

This module is based on a live webinar held Feb 25, 2020. Click here to view the PPT slides from the live webinar.

Click here to view the recorded webinar.

Instructor: Kathy Wedig, MD

Continuing Education Options: Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Developmental Stages | Part Two: Six to 12 Months of Age

In part two of a five-part series, NAS experts from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital will discuss development of babies aged six-12 months with NAS. Examples of strategies and interventions will be shared. CPDU applications pending for DODD EI-DS, DODD EI-SC and SW.

Topic Area: Social Emotional Growth and Development

Click here to access the webinar recording. CPDUs are not provided for watching the recording.

Instructor: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital NAS Clinic

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2022211196689527822

Continuing Education Options: Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Its Impact on Relationships in Early Childhood

Misuse of and addiction to opioids and other substances has reached an epidemic level. Newborns of women addicted to substances may experience many physical and psychological consequences at birth and throughout development. In this webinar, Dr. Robert Gallen will focus on what we know about the effect of opioids on developing children, how the caregiver-child relationship is affected and how we can strengthen the relationship through our strategies in Early Intervention.

Click to Download a PDF of the Slides

Click here to view the recording

Instructor: Robert Gallen, Ph.D.

Contact Hours: 1.5 DODD EI-DS and DODD EI-SC

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: In Utero to Six Months

In this 75 minute module, you will learn about strategies and interventions for children in early infanthood with NAS. The content experts are Dr. Kathy Wedig and colleagues from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital NAS Clinic.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/course/view.php?id=85

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: Self Study


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Interventions for Children 0-3

In this follow-up to Dr. Gallen's Overview of NAS, we will discuss interventions and strategies for children aged 0-3 who have been diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and their families.

Topic Area: Intervention and Treatment

Click here to view the recording. CPDUs are not provided for the recorded webinar.

Instructor: Robert Gallen, Ph.D.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Newborn Behavioral Observation

CEU applications pending for PT, OT, SW

The Newborn Behavioral Observation system (NBO) is an infant-focused, family-centered relationship-based tool, designed to sensitize parents to their baby's competencies and individuality, in order to foster positive parent-infant interactions and thus contribute to the development of a positive parent-infant relationship from the very beginning (Nugent, Keefer, Minear, Johnson & Blanchard, 2007).

In this two-day training, you will learn how to administer the tool through discussion, video and live example and hands-on practice using an infant doll. Please bring a doll with you to the training. You will also receive information about how to become a certified NBO practitioner.

This training is open to service providers working in Ohio’s Part C early intervention. You must meet the following in order to participate:

  • Trainee must be a member of an IFSP team serving infants, toddlers and their families
  • Trainee must be a DS or therapist (interventionists/assessor)
  • Trainee must commit to obtaining certification following training and using the information learned in the training when assessing and providing interventions via the IFSP

Topic Area: Assessment

Instructor: Brazelton Institute of Boston Children’s Hospital

Contact Hours: 13

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: In Person


Orientation Module 1: Introduction to Early Intervention

This first module in a series explains the rules and regulations for EI in Ohio, evidence-based practices, the role of Service Coordinators and other practitioners, and the development of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Course ID: EI-064

Contact Hours: 1

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/my/index.php

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Counselor, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy Board, Ohio Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Board

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Orientation Module 10: Capacity-Building Service Coordination Practices

This course focuses on the evidence-based capacity-building practices early intervention service coordinators use to support and strengthen families. This course provides practitioners with in-depth information about how to apply capacity-building research to early intervention service coordination and three practical application scenarios for participants to navigate while implementing capacity-building practices.

Coming soon on MyLearning

Contact Hours: 1.5

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Orientation Module 11: Infant and Toddler Development

This course focuses on child development during the infant and toddler years. The module includes videos of children at four ages: younger infant, older infant, younger toddler and older toddler, with examples of typical and atypical behaviors and skills for each age group.

Topic Area: Social Emotional Growth and Development

Course ID: EI-071

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/my/index.php

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Orientation Module 2: Mission and Key Principles

The second in a series of self-paced modules for new EI staff, this module explores the mission of EI and the key principles in implementing evidence-based practices.

Course ID: EI-068

Contact Hours: 1

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/my/index.php

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Orientation Module 3: Natural Learning Environments

The third module explores the characteristics of natural learning environments (NLE) in EI. You will explore the importance of everyday activity settings as learning opportunities and the roles of child interests and parent responsiveness

Course ID: EI-075

Contact Hours: 1

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/local/staticpage/view.php?page=EI

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Orientation Module 4: Coaching in Early Intervention

Module 4 discusses the coaching interaction style. Participants will understand how the principles of adult learning are used in EI, recognize the elements of coaching in an EI visit and learn to use reflective questions and feedback to build the capacity of caregivers.

Topic Area: Family and Community Relations

Contact Hours: 1

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/local/staticpage/view.php?page=EI

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Family Affiliate Level I, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Orientation Module 5: Using a Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming

This module instructs teams in how to implement the PSP approach. It discusses the role of the PSP and secondary provider during joint visits, the roles of leadership and staff in moving towards this approach, and the procedures for supporting staff in using the approach at team meetings.

Topic Area: Intervention and Treatment

Course ID: EI-074

Contact Hours: 1

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/local/staticpage/view.php?page=EI

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Orientation Module 6: Family-Centered Practices

This module explains family-centered practices and how they are used as helpgiving strategies. You will learn to identify relational and participatory help-giving strategies and will practice using them in simulated case situations

Topic Area: Family and Community Relations

Course ID: EI-069

Contact Hours: 1

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/my/index.php

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Family Affiliate Level I, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Orientation Module 9: Service Coordinator Duties and Processes

This course focuses on the duties and responsibilities of early intervention service coordinators. This course consists of a series of short modules. Each module provides participants with a brief overview of one aspect of early intervention service coordination.

Course ID: EI-070

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/my/index.php

Continuing Education Options: DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Reflective Supervision

Purpose/Goals:

  1. Define the roles and responsibilities of the Supervisor
  2. Examine and discuss your own supervision style
  3. Understand techniquest of relationship-based supervision
  4. Consider and discuss the role of emotion in working with young children and families, and in the supervisory relationship
  5. Discuss goal setting and accountability in the supervisory relationship
  6. Observe and practice reflective supervision skills

Topic Area: Professional Development

Course ID: 1049291

Instructor: Robert Gallen, PhD

Contact Hours: 6.5

Continuing Education Options: Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: In Person


Routines-Based Interview (RBI)

This training provides instruction on administering the RBI tool for child and family assessment.  It offers guidance on interviewing techniques and eco-mapping and provides participants with practice using both eco-mapping and the RBI tool.

SW, PT, OT CEUs pending

This will be a three-part webinar series, and you must complete all three parts to be trained on the RBI.

Topic Area: Assessment

Instructor: Debbie Ashley, MEd

Contact Hours: 5.0

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: In Person


Teaming and Collaboration

Collaborating to meet the needs of children and families is essential to promoting integrated care. Together, professionals across multiple disciplines will use case-based skills labs to engage interdisciplinary approaches to teaming and collaboration with families receiving early intervention services. Attendance at all skills labs required for credit. Fees for seminar credit apply.

Each skills lab provides 2.0 CPDUs, or participants can complete all course components to receive 30 hours seminar credit for Early Intervention Content Area E05 (Team Collaboration). For more information, email greatmindds@ohio.edu.

Contact Hours: 30

Website: https://bit.ly/2YxiezS

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: In Person


Teaming in Early Intervention

The purpose of this course is to provide Developmental Specialists with the tools needed to work collaboratively and effectively on multidisciplinary teams and with families to support families who are eligible for Early Intervention services.

Modules include:

  • Fundamentals

  • Frequency/Intensity of Services

  • Planning Home Visits  

    Additional Information

    Cost for the seminar is $50. When payment is complete, wait for the page to load. The code to join will be displayed.

    The course is administered by the LMS, Schoology.  If you have not already done so, you will need to create an account on Schoology.

    Once you have completed the payment step, you will be given an access code to launch the seminar. 
  • This seminar is approved as meeting the requirements for Early Intervention content area E05 (Team Collaboration).

Topic Area: Intervention and Treatment

Contact Hours: 30

Website: https://www.leadinclusion.org/eicourses

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Evidence-Based Practices: Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming

Formats: Self Study


The Opioid Crisis and Early Intervention

In this webinar, Robert Gallen, Ph.D. discusses the scope of the opioid epidemic including effects of opioids on the brain and their impact on parents, infants and the infant-parent relationship. CEU applications pending for OT, PT and SW.

SW, PT, OT CEUs pending

Course ID: EI-035

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://mylearning.dodd.ohio.gov/local/staticpage/view.php?page=EI

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Self Study


Understanding Visual Impairment in Early Childhood

This presentation covers the definition and features of visual conditions in early childhood and the impact of these impairments on a young child’s development.

Course ID: 1028694

Contact Hours: 1

Website: https://oh.train.org/desktopshell.aspx

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Self Study


Virtual Administration of the Battelle Developmental Inventory

Join Dr. Robert Gallen to learn about administering the Battelle using technology. He will provide information on how to approach the test/specific items and caution in interpretation. He will discuss strategies like using the interview, coaching parents through items and having parents record their child doing certain activities, as well as limitations to virtual administration.

CPDUs are not provided for the recorded webinar.

Instructor: Robert Gallen, Ph.D.

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8810608082068758273

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar