We are pleased to bring to you Provider Connection. Our monthly newsletter will feature upcoming trainings, events and information you need to know to stay connected and up-to-date. Enjoy!
Cheryl Copley-Cimino
Provider Coordinator
Provider Network Meeting
May 22, 2018
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Provider Coordinator Drop-In Hours
Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
May 9, 2018
May 23, 2018

BCI Background Check
Mondays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
May 7, 2018
May 14, 2018

DCBDD Monthly Board Meeting
May 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Ohio Provider Resource Association
From Peer to Peer Pressure: 8 Things You Need to Know When Making the Switch From Frontline Staff to Supervisor

May 17, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1152 Goodale Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43212
The Challenges of Managing the Millennial Generation
May 31, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1152 Goodale Blvd
Columbus, OH 43212
OADSP - FREE training
Autism and Trauma Response Training
May 31, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Licking County Library
101 West Main St.
Newark, OH 43055
Public Hearing Scheduled For May 22, 2018 for the Homemaker/Personal Care rule including the Staff Competency Rate Modification.  If approved, the Staff Competency Rate Modification will add $0.39/unit to existing rates of qualified independent and agency Direct Support Professionals.
The Columbus Dispatch is running a series on the DSP shortage in Ohio. 

"Crisis in care: Number of support workers for the disabled plummets as demand rises" READ HERE

"Crisis in care: Lack of quality caregivers, constant turnover tough on the disabled, families" READ HERE

"Agencies ramp up efforts to recruit caregivers serving those with disabilities" READ HERE
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DCBDD Monthly Perspectives
Perspectives is a monthly e-newsletter distributed by DCBDD. If you have upcoming events and/or free resources you would like to highlight to the public, please send to Anne Miller, Communications & Public Relations Coordinator by the last Monday of every month. All information can be sent to: anne.miller@dcbdd.org .
Annual OADSP Summit
Ohio Alliance of Direct Support Professionals
May 15
Columbus, OH
OACBDD 2018 Spring Conference
Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities
May 10 - 11
Hilton Columbus at Easton
Columbus, OH