Medina County Providers
Weekly Information
July 15, 2020
We have a dedicated helpline for providers to call should they have questions or immediate needs. Providers can reach us at 330-321-3585.
Training Announcement
Trauma Informed Family Engagement:
Understanding the impact of implicit bias and structural racism  (6 CEUs)
Presented by Bobbi Beale, PsyD, Kynetta McFarlane, PsyD, and Dani Beale, MA on July 16, 2020  8:45 am - 4:15 pm

Participants will review SAMHSA's 6 guiding principles for Trauma Informed Care.
Additional Training Sessions
Additional training sessions have been added to the Foundations for Success 2020 Virtual Training Series. These sessions are scheduled for July 28 and July 30 from 10am - 12pm, and aim to provide essential information regarding:

  • Adult Day Support in relation to community engagement with valued social roles
  • Resources to assist providers in developing/enhancing successful service delivery systems
  • Practical application today including conversation around challenges presented by financial constraints associated with customized/person-centered community engagement
  • Funding solutions and new ways and setting to provide services
  • Importance of empowering Direct Support Professionals to be teachers/coaches and community liaisons

If you are interested in attending, click on your preferred date below to register.
Covid-19 Guidance and Planning
The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) remains dedicated to health and public safety as the department responds to coronavirus (COVID-19). With the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, it is important to review the Pre-Surge Planning Toolkit. As a reference, please also read the Guidance on Standards of Care for Vulnerable Populations.
New RFPs This Week
5 new RFPs were listed on the portal in the past week:

  • NMT - 2
  • Other - 1
  • HPC - 1
  • Participant Directed HPC - 1

Login to view the open RFPs and see if you or your agency might be a good fit.
The mission of the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities is to promote and empower individuals with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work, and socialize as citizens in the community.