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:

HRC Instructions and Routing Form Update (effective: 1/19/2021)
2022 Psychology Meetings
2024 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 Form – HRC
12H-Strategies Summary
12I-Summary Data Form – BSS
12J-Training Documentation Form – BSS

2022 RPC Training Videos (External Link)

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
Association for Behavior Analysis
Children and Adults with Attention
Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
National Institute of Mental Health
Ohio Psychological Association
Parenting Toolbox
The Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of
Franklin County (ADAMH)
The Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy
The Ohio State University Nisonger Center
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