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Looking for Clients to Serve?

Throughout the WestCON region, many individuals are still looking for high-quality providers to help them achieve their goals, find their passions, and live their best life. There is an interactive map on the WestCON website showing the locations of people who are currently in need of service.  Simply hover over any of the locations to find out how you can connect with the right people to begin providing services!


Fall 2021 Provider Training Schedule

Presented by the Academy for Direct Support Professionals, here is a list of upcoming provider training opportunities held at the Sandusky County Board of DD. Please note that Series 1 Training consists of four days of sessions held in September and October 2021.
Registration is required. Contact Ruth Watson by email or phone (419 332 9296 ext 168) to register and be sure to include the names of all those planning to attend the training.


Tuesday, September 14 and Wednesday, September 15, 2021, from 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Series 1 Training: Session 1 of 2
– Tuesday, September 14: Building, Managing, and Monitoring Your Team
– Wednesday, September 15: Techniques to Address Difficult Employees
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Thursday, September 16, 2021, from 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Adult Day Services and Vocational Habilitation Annual Training
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Friday, October 8, 2021, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Behavioral Support Training
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Tuesday, October 19 and Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Series 1 Training: Session 2 of 2
– Tuesday, October 19: Communication and Active Listening and Strengths-Based Supervision
– Wednesday, October 20: Delivering Timely, Fair, Progressive Discipline
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Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Supervisor Bootcamp
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The Council for Developmental Disabilities of Sandusky County will award a scholarship to a Direct Service Provider and resident of Sandusky County who will be pursuing a degree in higher education and whose academic goals are directed towards working with persons with developmental disabilities, Special Education or a related field.

Click HERE for Scholarship Criteria and Application

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD)

For information regarding required annual MUI/UI training, Bill of Rights, Health and Welfare Alerts or to report an MUI, Contact Lea Musa at 419-332-9296 ext. 141
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