Welcome to Back to Basics, a collaborative training between the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities and the Ohio Provider Resource Association.


Back to Basics is a free, comprehensive and continual training series that will help you become a higher quality provider by focusing on the fundamentals. Trainings are open to all providers in Ohio. Starting in 2019, the state will be divided into 6 regions and each region may have up to two sessions a month. After all the trainings have been completed for the month, the PowerPoint presentations will be posted to this page (see below) and attendees will receive a certification of completion via email.


Region 1: Hancock, Wood, Lucas counties
Region 2: Franklin
Region 3: Montgomery
Region 4: Ross
Region 5: Muskingum, Tuscarawas
Region 6: Summit, Geauga

2019 Topics:

February: Personal Funds
March: Overview of 2018-Internal Compliance, Background Checks, Annual Training Requirements
April: Trauma-Informed Care, Bridges
May: Person-Centered Plan, Community Integration/Action Steps, Implementation, Role of the QIDP
June: Community Integration in All Settings
July: Complete Review Process
August: Adult Day Services
September: Transitions (Services and Locations)
October: Emergency Response and Every Healthy Person

Looking for a Back to Basics flyer? Click here.

Register for a training:

Sessions are scheduled from 10am-4pm. Lunch is not provided.

Registration will open in January for 2019 trainings



Introductory PowerPoint: July Sessions PowerPoint:August Sessions PowerPoint
September MUI PowerPointSeptember Behavior Support PowerPointRose-Mary Center PowerPoint

Photos courtesy of Zoe Smoot, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.