Psychology

Psychological services are provided to children and adults served by the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities (FCBDD). The Psychology Department includes a staff of psychologists, psychology assistants and behavior support specialists who provide evaluations, counseling, behavior support services, as well as consultation to staff and families/caregivers.

The FCBDD Psychology Department also provides training in areas such as positive behavioral support, trauma informed / responsive care, crisis intervention/prevention, and parenting. This department oversees the implementation of the Behavioral Support Rule of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities and reviews referrals to the Ohio State University Nisonger Center Dual Diagnosis Clinic. For more information, click on the pdf’s and/or fillable forms below:

Behavior Support Procedures Update – Frequency of Review (effective: 12/1/2018)
2019 Psychology Meetings
2018 Psychology Meetings
2019 RPC Training Memo
2018 RPC Training Memo
Behavioral Support Procedures Manual – January 2018
12A-Behavioral Assessment Report (BAR)
12B-Informed Consent to Restrictive Support Strategies
12C-Physical, Mental Health Checklist
12D-Review Meeting Attendance Sheet – BSS
12E- Review Meeting Minutes – BSS
12F-Rights Restriction Survey
12G-Routing Slip – HRC
12H-Strategies Summary
12I-Summary Data Form – BSS
12J-Training Documentation Form – BSS

Web pages to additional psychology resources can be found below or on the ‘links’ page. Questions related to the FCBDD Psychology Department can be directed to FCBDD, 2879 Johnstown Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219 or phone (614) 342-5952.

Web pages to additional psychology resources
Name of Resource Website
American Psychological Association www.apa.org
Association for Behavior Analysis www.abainternational.org
Children and Adults with Attention
Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
www.chadd.org
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill www.nami.org
National Association for the Dually Diagnosed www.thenadd.org
National Institute of Mental Health www.nimh.nih.gov
Ohio Psychological Association http://www.ohpsych.org
Parenting Toolbox www.parentingtoolbox.com
The Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of
Franklin County (ADAMH)
www.adamhfranklin.org
The Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy www.aabt.org
The Ohio State University Nisonger Center http://www.nisonger.osu.edu
Other Resource Suggestions http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu