In order to combat the disparities that exist for people with disabilities, Nisonger Center provides courses that are available for free online.

 

THE IMPACT OF THE OPIOID CRISIS ON YOUNG CHILDREN: Online Training Module

The focus of this training is the impact of the opiate crisis on young children. Early childhood educators/care providers with any level of experience are recommended to participate in the training. The training includes information on the current opiate epidemic, basic brain development related to the biology of the addiction, trauma-informed care, and more.

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PROJECT SCOPE: Supporting Children of the Opioid Epidemic

The focus of this project is to educate early childhood practitioners to better support children of the opioid epidemic. Through this training initiative the Nisonger Center and its partners will identify and train practitioners in current and emerging practices of screening, monitoring, and caring for children diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and/or Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS), or children suspected of being exposed to opioid use and related trauma.

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Disability Continuing Education for Healthcare Providers

Online training modules accredited by CDC for continuing education credit for physicians, nurses, certified health education specialists and other health professionals. These courses are designed to increase the capacity of health care providers to provide quality healthcare for persons with disabilities. Part I: Persons with Physical and Sensory Disabilities (WB2695) and Part II: People with Developmental Disabilities (WD4234) trainings present various disability issues, serving to strengthen participants’ competence in physical/sensory and developmental disabilities.

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Autism Case Training for Medical Residents

.The University of Cincinnati’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UC UCEDD), one of the partners in the Ohio Disability and Health Program, has developed guidance for medical residents using modules from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. This Autism Case Training (ACT) for Residency Training module is designed for training residents in screening, diagnosing, and treating autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities.

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Disability Training for First Responders: Serving People with Disabilities

The Ohio Disability and Health Program has produced a one hour training for first responders on working with people with disabilities. This training has been approved for Continuing Education Credit (CEU and CPT) for EMS, fire, law enforcement, and nursing personnel through by the Ohio Pease Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) and OSU’s Center for EMS. A certificate of completion will be issued following training and post-test completion. Please access the training through the “Online CEUs” tab of the OSU Center for EMS website. 

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Disability Training for Emergency Planners: Serving People with Disabilities

The Ohio Disability and Health Program has produced a one hour training for first responders and emergency planners on inclusive disaster planning for people with disabilities. This training has been approved for Continuing Education Credit (CEU and CPT) for EMS, fire, law enforcement, and nursing personnel through by the Ohio Pease Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) and OSU’s Center for EMS. A certificate of completion will be issued following training and post-test completion.Please access the training through the “Online CEUs” tab of the OSU Center for EMS website.

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