CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership

Find the latest news, updates, and events involving the human services field, as well as information about CQL's core services of accreditation, training, certification, research, and consultation.


CQL and The Arc Partner On Housing Study

In 2019, The Arc partnered with CQL to better understand how people with I/DD and their families make decisions about where to live in the future if they are planning to leave the family home.

CQL Announces Board of Directors Changes

CQL is announcing changes to its Board of Directors, including the appointment of new officers, as well as the addition of Desiree Loucks Baer as a board member.

Disability and Identity

This edition of Capstone looks at the role that identity plays in the lives of people with IDD, the connection to stigma, how identity facilitates a sense of belonging, and steps to take in promoting identity and empowerment.

CQL Releases Sex & Relationships Cards

The Sex & Relationships Conversation Cards, produced by CQL, help support staff and people receiving services to initiate conversations about sex and relationships.

Free Basic Assurances® Webinar Series

This monthly webinar series will explore all ten of the Basic Assurances® Factors, from Rights Protections and Promotion to Basic Assurances® Systems.

Ableism, Racism, and Subminimum Wage

The aim of this study conducted by CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership was to examine how prejudice impacts the use of special wage certificates and subminimum wage across the United States.

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AAIDD Annual Conference

Pittsburgh, PA
6/1/20 - 6/4/20

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Reinventing Quality 2020

Baltimore, MD
8/9/2020 - 8/11/2020

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The Arc 2020 National Conference

New Orleans, LA
10/25/2020 - 10/28/2020

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