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Infant Assessment in Early Intervention

  • February 22, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 be facilitated by Robert Gallen, Ph.D.  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.

CPDU applications pending.

Instructor: Robert Gallen, PhD

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/598934061242888707

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Trauma-Informed Care in Early Childhood

  • Ross County - March 21, 2019
  • Champaign County - April 10, 2019
  • Franklin County - April 11, 2019
  • Athens County - April 16, 2019
  • Portage County - May 2, 2019
  • Fulton County - May 15, 2019

Early learning professionals support children with special needs related to trauma on a daily basis.  This training is designed to coach early learning professionals on becoming trauma informed in their approach to care in their settings.

The training will discuss:

  1. Toxic stress and its impact on development,
  2. Explore trauma and how to respond appropriately
  3. Learn strategies to respond to trauma's effect on behavior using a trauma informed perspective

Course ID: 1072002

Instructor: EMCH Master Trainers and EI Program Consultants

Contact Hours: 6

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

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: In Person


Routines-Based Interview (RBI)

  • Franklin County - April 17, 2019
  • Franklin County - May 8, 2019

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.

Course ID: 1056308

Instructor: Debbie Ashley, MEd

Contact Hours: 5.0

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

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

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: In Person


Ecomapping

  • June 5, 2019 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

Instructor: Debbie Ashley, M.Ed.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3422134675451460099

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

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Principles of Service Coordination

  • Module 1 - July 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM - August 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 2 - August 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM - September 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 3 - September 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM - October 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 4 - October 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM - November 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 5 - November 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM - December 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 6 - December 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM - January 10, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 7 - January 10, 2020 at 12:00 AM - February 10, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Module 8 - February 10, 2020 at 12:00 AM - March 10, 2020 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.

Instructor: EI Program Consultants

Contact Hours: 6.5

Website: https://dodd.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/dodd/

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

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: In Person


Operation: Street Smart

  • July - July 10, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • October - October 16, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Operation Street Smart is a collaboration between D.A.R.E. and the Special Investigations Unit, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office undercover narcotics branch. The goal is to provide up-to-date narcotics information on trends, terminology, paraphernalia, and physiological effects.

Click here to go to MyLearning

Questions? Contact Lori Myers, lori.e.myers@dodd.ohio.gov

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

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: In Person


Social-Emotional Development in Infants/Toddlers

  • Pike Co. - September 6, 2019 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Montgomery Co. - November 1, 2019 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Summit Co. - December 19, 2019 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

This training helps the learner recognize the components of emotionally nurturing environments for infants and toddlers and explores the keys to high-quality caregiver relationships. Participants will understand developmentally appropriate opportunities to support social-emotional development and learn to collaborate with other professionals in promoting these opportunities.

Course ID: 1055419

Instructor: Robert Gallen, PhD

Contact Hours: 2.75

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

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

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: In Person


Bayley-III Scales of I/T Development

  • October - October 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM - October 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • January - January 21, 2020 at 12:00 AM - January 22, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • April - April 14, 2020 at 12:00 AM - April 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM

This course covers the purpose of the Bayley-III Scales of Infant and Toddler Development in Early Intervention, how to administer the tool and interpret results, and how to use the tool in everyday practice.

Website: https://dodd.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/dodd/home

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: In Person


Family-Centered Practices in Early Intervention

  • October 17, 2019 from 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

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

Instructor: Debbie Ashley, M.Ed.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5692315034243488515

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

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Evidence-Based Practices: Family Centered Practices

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Reflective Supervision

  • Franklin Co. - October 18, 2019 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Butler Co. - November 15, 2019 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Summit Co. - December 20, 2019 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Putnam Co. - January 24, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Greene Co. - February 21, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Jefferson Co. - March 20, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Franklin Co. - May 1, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Crawford Co. - May 15, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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

Registration code is needed:  OHMG722

Course ID: 1049291

Instructor: Robert Gallen, PhD

Contact Hours: 7

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

Skill Levels: Implementation

Formats: In Person


Family-Centered Practices in Challenging Situations

  • October 24, 2019 from 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

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.

Instructor: Debbie Ashley, M.Ed.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4629584269439890947

Skill Levels: Foundational

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


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

Formats: Self Study


Assessment and Evaluation

For additional information on course content, format and cost, please contact Angela Landolt-Ernest at aernest@lucasdd.org or 419-481-6105. 

Contact Hours: 30

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Self Study


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 Process

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.

Course ID: 1063944

Instructor: EI Program Consultants

Contact Hours: Varies depending on version

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Child Outcomes Summary

Formats: In Person


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.

Course ID: 1063900

Contact Hours: Not applicable

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

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


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. 

Application for DODD EI-DS and EI-SC CPDUs pending.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4084500272052361729

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.

DODD EI-DS CPDUs are pending. 

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1464656529724003329

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

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1464656529724003329

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 recorded webinar. Watch the webinar here and get credit.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4139847486821069827

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

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7788029264840838401

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 

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

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7836820093322280705

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

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7665753676050375427

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

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1275672471057393665

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: Parent's Rights

We will discuss parent's rights and procedural safeguards in Early Intervention.  Specifics will include how to meet IDEA requirements for when/how we  inform parents of their rights and how to document these conversations.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Skill Levels: Foundational

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

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2815425257558877955

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

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/910559843050220802

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

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4800603395615284993

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

Website: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3333720743985664259

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)

Contact Hours: 1.5

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

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Self Study


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) 

Contact Hours: 30

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

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

Formats: Self Study


Evidence-Based Practices

This training discusses core teams and choosing a primary service provider, the coaching interaction style for adult learning and the importance of natural learning environments and family-centered practices. It includes interactive activities to help participants develop practical ideas to incorporate into their daily work.

Instructor: TBA

Contact Hours: Not yet available

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Fidelity

Topics: Evidence-Based Practices: Family Centered Practices, Evidence-Based Practices: Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming, Evidence-Based Practices: Coaching and Early Intervention, Evidence-Based Practices: Natural Learning Environment Practices

Formats: In Person


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


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

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.

Instructor: Lee Ann Jung, PhD

Contact Hours: 30

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

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

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.

Course ID: 1028661

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, Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: Self Study


IFSP Section VI: Our Child and Family Outcomes

This training explores the federal requirements related to Section VI of the IFSP and helps participants build confidence with identifying intensity and duration of services. It offers practice for IFSP teams in completing “the grid” in Section VI.

To schedule this in-person training, contact your EI Prorgram Consultant.

Course ID: 1063955

Instructor: EI Program Consultants

Contact Hours: 2

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: In Person


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: 1066899

Contact Hours: 1

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

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)

Contact Hours: 30

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

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: Self Study


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 

Contact Hours: 30

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

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

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 aernest@lucasdd.org or 419-481-6105. 

Contact Hours: 30

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Individualized Family Service Plan

Formats: Self Study


Motivational Interviewing: Tough Conversations

Based on the principles of motivational interviewing, this training is designed to 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 addicition, mental illness, intellectual disability of caregivers, coping with a child’s diagnosis, and homelessness and strategies to improve communication skills when receiving and sharing information in difficult situations will be explained.

Click here to access the PPT slides from the presentation. 

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

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

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


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: 1061260

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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: 1061264

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: 1063888

Contact Hours: 1

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

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.

Course ID: 1063890

Contact Hours: 1

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

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.

Course ID: 1064737

Contact Hours: 1

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

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

Course ID: 1064739

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 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.

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.

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Orientation

Formats: Self Study


Social-Emotional Development in Infants/Toddlers

This training helps the learner recognize the components of emotionally nurturing environments for infants and toddlers and explores the keys to high-quality caregiver relationships. Participants will understand developmentally appropriate opportunities to support social-emotional development and learn to collaborate with other professionals in promoting these opportunities.

Course ID: 1028686

Contact Hours: 2.75

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

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

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: Self Study


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. 

    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).

Contact Hours: 30

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

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist Seminar/Course

Skill Levels: Implementation

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

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


Using Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Conversations

This training by Robert Gallen PhD, is a follow-up to Dr. Gallen's motivational interviewing training, "Tough Conversations: Making the Most of Difficult Situations." In this session, Dr. Gallen will explain how the principles of motivational interviewing can be applied to conversations with the IFSP Team about the Child Outcomes Summary (COS). He will discuss how to engage parents and caregivers in the COS conversation and how to come to team consensus about the ratings in the three global areas of child functioning.  Learners will understand and be able to implement motivational interviewing strategies to engage parents and caregivers in the COS conversation and to facilitate the process with the entire IFSP team.

Click here to view the PPT slides from this presentation.

Click here to access a recording/screencast of the presentation. 

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

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

Skill Levels: Implementation

Topics: Child Outcomes Summary

Formats: Facilitated Webinar


Vision: Taking a Look

This online course instructs the learner on how to administer the Vision Status Questionnaire, how to explain the results to parents, and how to know when to refer a child for further vision evaluation.

This online course is good for any ei professional; required for service coordinators

Course ID: 1023291

Contact Hours: 2

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

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

Skill Levels: Implementation

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

Formats: Self Study


What is Special Instruction?

This training defines special instruction and explains who provides it, when it is provided, how it is provided, and what it looks like in EI practice.

There are no set dates for this training; contact your EI Program Consultant to schedule. 

Course ID: 1063961

Instructor: EI Program Consultants

Contact Hours: 2

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

Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist

Skill Levels: Foundational

Topics: Other Trainings

Formats: In Person