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MCBDDS Community Events

  1. Empowering People with Developmental Disabilities: An Exhibit

    August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018 @ Dayton Metro Library - Vandalia Branch

    Join the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services as it celebrates the lives, stories and contributions of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a special exhibit at the Dayton Metro Library Vandalia Branch. LEARN how people with intellectual and developmental disabilities contribute to our community through employment, volunteerism and their talents. SEE amazing works created by artists with disabilities. UNDERSTAND how the use of language affects how people with disabilities are perceived. FAMILIARIZE yourself with the services offered by the County Board and other organizations that help people with developmental disabilities live productive and rewarding lives. TAP INTO the library's collection of materials created by--and about--people with disabilities.

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  2. MCBDDS August Board Meeting

    August 21, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Kenneth Ritchey Administration Center

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  3. Coping with Grief Support Group for Individuals

    August 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Southview Center

    The Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services' Mental Health Supports and Services Program will host a Coping with Grief Group every Thursday at Southview Center, 25 Thorpe Dr., Dayton, 45429 in Room 61. This is an ongoing program available to any individual receiving services who has experienced grief and loss, such as an injury or disability, loss of a loved one or pet, job loss, or change or transition. Consumers may join this group at any time, but should note it is a 12 week commitment. For questions or to sign up, contact Patty Watkins at 937-457-2753 or pwatkins@mcbdds.org.

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  4. Guardianship Support Group Meeting: Coffee and Conversation

    August 28, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Dayton Metro Library Miami Township Branch

    At these meetings, held on the fourth Tuesday of each month, the Probate Court's social worker facilitates an informal support group where guardians can share their knowledge and experience with each other.

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  5. Trusts and STABLE Accounts: What Families Need to Know

    August 28, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Hamilton County DD Services Kingsley Center

    This free session offers an opportunity for families to learn about special needs trusts: Are they right for our family? What are some things to consider about trusts? What are pooled trusts and what benefits do they offer? How can a Stable Account be used in combination with a trust? Presenters include Barry Jamieson, CFP®, MA, a financial planner for CMP Financial Planning, and Laura Drake, Esq., Southern Ohio Associate Director for the Community Fund Management Foundation. To register, visit: www.hamiltondds.org/trusts. Questions? Contact: dawn.freudenberg@hamiltondds.org.

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  6. Coping with Grief Support Group for Individuals

    August 30, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Southview Center

    The Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services' Mental Health Supports and Services Program will host a Coping with Grief Group every Thursday at Southview Center, 25 Thorpe Dr., Dayton, 45429 in Room 61. This is an ongoing program available to any individual receiving services who has experienced grief and loss, such as an injury or disability, loss of a loved one or pet, job loss, or change or transition. Consumers may join this group at any time, but should note it is a 12 week commitment. For questions or to sign up, contact Patty Watkins at 937-457-2753 or pwatkins@mcbdds.org.

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Provider Training Calendar

  1. Medication Administration, Category 1 - Xenia

    August 18, 2018, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Toward Independence

    This two day class fulfills the requirements for Medication Administration Certification Category 1. All Agency and Independent Providers must complete the Employer Affidavit and email to: MedAdmin@academy4dsp.com. Affidavits must be received by noon two business days before class or a seat cannot be guaranteed. Independent Providers must present driver's license and a copy of high school diploma (or GED or higher) to trainer.

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  2. Provider Certification Training - Dayton

    August 18, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM @ Elizabeth Place East Medical Plaza

    Any person or agency that provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities must obtain certification from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, including eight hours of training in the following topics: Overview of Serving People with Developmental Disabilities, including implementation of ISP's and Behavior Support strategies; Universal Precautions for infection control; Role and responsibilities of independent provider with regard to services including person-centered planning, community integration, self-determination, self-advocacy, and positive culture; Rights of Individuals; Rule 5123:2-17-02 including MUIs and UIs, and Health and Welfare Alerts issued by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (also covers alerts issued within the past 12 months) Training meets requirements for both initial provider certification and mandatory annual training for current providers.

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  3. Medication Administration, Category 1 - Xenia

    August 19, 2018, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Toward Independence

    This two day class fulfills the requirements for Medication Administration Certification Category 1. All Agency and Independent Providers must complete the Employer Affidavit and email to: MedAdmin@academy4dsp.com. Affidavits must be received by noon two business days before class or a seat cannot be guaranteed. Independent Providers must present driver's license and a copy of high school diploma (or GED or higher) to trainer.

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  4. Ohio Shared Living: "The Other Option"

    August 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center

    This class explains how the Ohio Shared Living (OSL) program works, and the process to become an OSL caregiver. Participants will receive the information they need to make an informed choice about whether OSL is the right opportunity for them. Bio of Speaker: Heather Schaefer has been Program Manager of HLADD Shared Living since 2011. She has worked as an Ohio Shared Provider with Creative Connections, LLC; as a partner and Program Director of Premier Providers; and as a Foster Care Support Manager and as a Direct Support Professional. Continuing Education: 2.5 hours of Ohio DODD Continuing Professional Development units are pending (Adult Services and SSA)

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  5. Medication Administration, Category 2 (G-Tube) Initial - Xenia

    August 25, 2018, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Toward Independence

    This class fulfills the requirements for Medication Administration Certification, Category 2 (G Tubes). RN Trainer requires skill check on certified staff from delegating nurse/nurse delegated to complete G tube skills check. All Agency and Independent Providers must complete an Employer Affidavit and email to: MedAdmin@academy4dsp.com. This must be received by noon 2 business days before class or a seat cannot be guaranteed. Independent Providers must present driver's license and a copy of high school diploma (or GED or higher) to trainer.

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  6. CPR/First Aid training for providers

    August 29, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center

    Participants will learn CPR and First Aid, and receive a card from the American Red Cross proving the successful completion of course curriculum that is valid for two years. This training meets the required standard for Provider Certification through the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. CPR training includes the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

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  7. Provider Certification Training

    August 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM @ Madison Lakes Learning & Conference Center

    Any person or agency that provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities must obtain certification from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, including eight hours of training in the topics listed below: Overview of Serving People with Developmental Disabilities, including implementation of ISP's and Behavior Support strategies; Universal Precautions for infection control; Role and responsibilities of independent provider with regard to services including person-centered planning, community integration, self-determination, self-advocacy, and positive culture; Rights of Individuals; Rule 5123:2-17-02 including MUIs and UIs, and Health and Welfare Alerts issued by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (also covers alerts issued within the past 12 months) Training meets requirements for both initial provider certification and mandatory annual training for current providers.

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