What is it?

Developmental Training is a program that focuses on the development and enhancement of daily adaptive living skills and economic self-sufficiency.  This training takes place away from the individual's residential living arrangement and is designed to foster the acquisition of skills, appropriate behavior, greater independence and personal choice.  List of Developmental Training Activities.

How do I Become A Provider?

  1. You Must Be Certified

    1. You must FIRST attend a "New Provider Orientation" session, unless you are already licensed under another category or meet the exemption requirements.  The next orientation session is not yet scheduled, but will be posted here.

      AFTER Bureau of Accreditation, Licensure & Certification has received verification of your attendance at the "New Provider Orientation" session, or that you are already licensed, or that you meet the exemption requirements, you may then request the Developmental Training Application.

    2. You must request DT Certification Application from:

      Illinois Department of Human Services
      Bureau of Accreditation, Licensure & Certification
      401 N. Fourth Street, 2nd Floor
      Springfield, IL 62702
      Phone: (217) 557-9282

      NOTE: Certification does not guarantee that you will get a contract or referrals.

    3. You must have staff with qualifications and training.
    4. You must submit the following documents to DHS.DDDMedProv@illinois.gov  or Janene.Vanbebber@illinois.gov

  2. Once you are certified, you will be required to work with your Independent Service Coordination Agency/Pre-Admission Screening Agency (ISC/PAS). 

    These agencies educate, refer, and link persons with developmental disabilities to services.

  3. Contract Information

    Upon meeting the specified requirements above, a Community Service Agreement (CSA) and Attachment A will be sent to you, containing your specific agency information.

    NOTE:  A contract is not final until it is signed by the DHS Secretary.

  4. You must submit DSP/QIDP training programs for approval to:

    Illinois Department of Human Services
    Division of Developmental Disabilities
    Bureau of Quality Management
    319 E. Madison, Suite 4J
    Springfield, IL  62701

    Attention: DSP/QIDP Training Program

    1. DSP program training approval process 
    2. QIDP program training approval process

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