27 W. 2nd St., Suite 202, Chillicothe, OH 45601
Mail: P.O. Box 456, Chillicothe, OH 45601

P: 740-775-5030 | F: 740-775-5023
Hours: M-F, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Southern Ohio Council: A Council of Governments


Southern Ohio Council of Governments will again offer New Provider Certification training and Established Provider training in 2018. These classes will be held on Mondays, so please check the date carefully. New Provider Orientation will provide the eight hours of training required to become an Independent Provider. The Established Provider Training will cover the mandatory trainings as well as electives to meet the annual requirement for training.

To see what training is required, review Core Training Requirements for Certified Providers.

Call (740-775-5030, ext. 103) to register if paying by check/money order. Fees increase by $10 if paid at the door. You may register on-line if paying by credit card. Pre-registration is required 5 days in advance.

Current Training Schedule - 2019

Provider Trainings are held Mondays from 9:15 am to 5:00 pm with registration from 9:00 to 9:15 am. Doors open at 9:00 am. The Provider Trainings and Medication Administration Trainings will be held at 27 West Second Street, Conference Room second floor, Chillicothe, OH 45601. First Aid/CPR Trainings will be held at the Ross County Service Center, 475 Western Avenue, Chillicothe, OH 45601. A listing of what is offered in each training is provided under Course Descriptions.

January 28 Provider Training
March 18 Provider Training
May 20 Provider Training
July 29 Provider Training
September 30 Provider Training
November 18 Provider Training


Quarterly/Annual/Semi-Annual Trainings

Medication Administration Training
(2 day-16 hour) 9:15 am to 5:00 pm at 27 West 2nd Street, 2nd floor Conference Room, Chillicothe, OH 45601

$140 in advance/$150 at the door

First Aid/CPR
9:00 am to 1:00 pm at Ross County Service Center, 475 Western Ave., Chillicothe, OH 45601

$50 in advance/$60 at the door

G-Tube Training Refresher
May be scheduled based on need. Call to inquire.

Insulin Injection Refresher
May be scheduled based on need. Call to inquire.

G-Tube Training
May be scheduled based on need. Call to inquire.

Insulin Injection
May be scheduled based on need. Call to inquire.

AAI Trainings for SSA’s
$50 for first person from SOCOG member County Boards and $20 for each additional person (invoiced to County Board). $50 per person for Non-member County Boards. Location to be announced. Scheduled upon request. Call to inquire.

SSA Regional Meetings for 2019

Held at Pike Government Building

270 Waverly Plaza
Waverly, OH 45690
12:00 to 3:00 pm

February 15
August 16
November 15

Laura Martin
740-775-7044, ext. 204


Regional Self Advocacy Meetings

Held at Ross County Service Center
See specific room assignment for each date.

475 Western Ave.
Chillicothe, OH 45601
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
For more information, call 740-273-1219 or email cdavis@socog.org. Registration is not required, however, if you have a significant variation in the number attending, please let us know.

2019 Dates
January 15 - Room A & C
February 19 - Room A & C
March 12 - Room A & C (second Tuesday; no room available on third Tuesday)
April 16 - Room A & C
May 21 - Room A & C
June 18 - Room A & C
July 16 - Room A & C
August 20 - Room A & C
September 17 - Room A & C
October 15 - Room A & C
November 19 - Room A & C
December 17 - Room A & C


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Current Schedule

Requirements for Independent Providers

Course Descriptions

How to Register/Pay Online