Alert: Suicide Awareness & Prevention

People with developmental disabilities can be at a higher risk for suicide because of different risk factors, including co-occurring mental health diagnoses. Knowing the warning signs for suicide and how to get help can save lives. Read More ›

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Staff Spotlight: IA Analyst Matt Klink

Matt has been with Summit DD for the past 12 years. He has held the positions of Investigative Agent (IA), IA Manager, and recently assumed our IA Analyst position. Read More ›

Alert: Human Trafficking

As an advocate for people with developmental disabilities, it is important that you know what human trafficking is to prevent, identify, and report it. Find out how you can help provide needed support. Read More ›

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A Guide to Law Enforcement Notification for Providers

Reporting MUIs in a timely manner is key to ensuring long-term health and safety. However, there are some situations that call for law enforcement intervention to ensure immediate safety. Providers are required to immediately report any MUI allegation that may have a criminal component to Law Enforcement. (OAC 5123-17-02(E)(1)) This notification needs to be within the first 4 hours a provider is aware of a suspected allegation.

This is critical to the welfare of those we support. Do you and your staff know who to call if you encounter a suspected MUI with a criminal component? Read More ›

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