How to Become a Provider of Services for People with DD

Provider certification is managed by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD).  Visit their website to learn about becoming a provider.

We offer training and technical assistance to help you in starting and maintaining your certification. Prior to applying to DODD for certification, you must have the following training:

  • The Provider’s Role & Responsibilities
  • Introduction to Serving Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
  • Universal Precautions
  • Individual Rights
  • Major Unusual Incidents (MUIs)
  • CPR and First Aid

See our Training page for more information and registration.


Independent Providers-How to become certified

DODD Provider Website

Forms for Providers

Online Training Calendar