Cost-Effective Solutions For Quality Enhancement

Human service organizations can now implement internationally-recognized tools for quality enhancement, at a discounted cost. This discount applies to core services provided by CQL.

Eligible Organizations

Organizations and their employees that are actively engaged in membership through The Arc of New York and IARF are eligible to receive the discount.

Discount Rates

Eligible organizations can apply a 5% discount to core services provided by CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership. This member discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts offered by CQL.

Applicable Services

The discount applies to CQL services of accreditation, training, and certification. It includes the accreditation options, numerous training offerings, as well as both POM Interviewer and Trainer Certification.

Requesting Discounts

Discounts are not automatically applied to eligible organizations. To receive the discount, organizations must notify CQL prior to payment processing. Discounts cannot be applied after payment is processed.

The Arc New York

The Arc New York‘s mission is to advocate and provide support and services to people with intellectual, developmental, and other disabilities, emphasizing choice and community engagement.

The Arc New York was founded in 1949 to serve a critical mission – to improve the quality of life for people with developmental and other disabilities. What started as a support group and day nursery for families coping with these disabilities has grown to become the largest nonprofit in New York State serving people with disabilities.


IARF is Illinois leading association of community-based providers serving children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and serious mental illnesses.

IARF has been the voice of human service organizations in government and has worked to provide agencies with individual consultation on issues that affect them specifically. IARF also commits itself to developing programs that return members’ investment of their dues with a purpose “to assist in the development and improvement of services in Illinois.”

Discounted Services

Human service organizations that are associated with the eligible member associations can receive a 5% discount on core CQL services including accreditation, training, and certification.