2619 Gallia Street   Portsmouth, OH 45662-4898
P 740.353.0636   F 740.353.0780
Provider Information

The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Scioto DD) partners with numerous local agencies and independent providers that deliver high-quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities living in Scioto County.

Independent providers and agencies who are currently certified to work in Scioto County are listed on the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities website:  Provider Search Website

If you are already a provider and are looking for renewal training courses, you can click here for an on-line option to get re-certified.  ceucertificates.com
More information is available by visiting the Scioto County Board of DD Intake Department located at the Carousel Center or by calling 740-353-8448.


To learn more about how to become a provider, click on the links below.

Minimum Certification Qualifications
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You must hold a high school diploma or GED
  • You must have a valid social security number and one form of identification such as a state of Ohio identification card, valid driver’s license, or other government issued photo identification.
  • You must not be on the abuser registry
  • You must not be on the nurse aide registry
  • You must be able to read, write, and understand English in a way to communicate with clients
  • You must hold a valid American Red Cross (or equivalent certification) in first aid.
  • You must hold a valid American Red Cross (or equivalent certification) in CPR.
  • You must complete 8 hours of training in the following topics. Overview of serving individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Rights of individuals, Overview of basic principles and requirements of providing home and community based services, Incidents adversely affecting health and safety, Universal precautions for infection control.

2015 Provider Training Schedule
All the training provided through the Scioto County Board of DD for 2015
New Provider Checklist
This pdf provides you with a list of things you must do to become a certified DD provider
Background Check Law
This is the law that requires independent providers to have a fingerprint background check.
MUI Rule
A copy of Ohio Administrative Code relating to the reporting the abuse and neglect and other adverse incidents involving people with DD
Up-coming Events
Provider Certification
Wed Apr 15 2015
CPR/First Aid
Sat Apr 18 2015
Provider Orientation
Wed Apr 22 2015
Monthly Provider Training
Tue May 12 2015
Provider Certification
Wed May 13 2015
CPR/First Aid
Sat May 16 2015
Provider Certification
Wed Jun 17 2015
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