CQL Guides & Briefs
Quality resources don't always have to cost you. CQL's guides and data briefs provide essential insight into advocacy, accreditation, person-centered planning, behavior supports, basic assurances, as well as many other topics. If you're looking to improve your services for children, older adults, people with disabilities, or those with psychiatric disabilities - this is one place to start.
This report establishes an understanding of value-based quality measures for people with IDD to ensure that as the industry moves to managed care, the quality metrics utilized are meaningful to people with IDD. It is a summary of findings from a 2018 symposium, combined with data analysis of 28 service agencies supporting 3,000 people.
This Personal Outcome Measures® report aggregates data from the last 25 years about the quality of life of people with disabilities to serve as lessons to guide future directions of the field.
'12 Reasons Why Data Is Important' explores why data is important, what you can do with it, and how it relates to the human services field. You can also download '12 Reasons Why Data Is Important' to print out copies and share with your colleagues and other stakeholders.
The aim of this white paper is to synthesize published literature that might apply to use of SDM within the United States, describing policy, procedure, and practice approaches, as well provide insight and inform stakeholder groups of best practices and benefits.
This 'Tips For Speakers' guide is designed for self-advocates and allies to assist in making effective presentations to a wide range of audiences.
CQL has developed a free overview of the Personal Outcome Measures®, to enhance the accessibility and understanding of Personal Outcome Measures® for people receiving supports, as well as their stakeholders.
This guide prepares you for HCBS advocacy with information about the Rule and tools to share about your experience receiving services.
This resource prepares you to assist those you support to advocate for the community lives they want and share their experiences receiving Home and Community Based Services.
The State of Transportation for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Medicaid HCBS Waivers
The purpose of this article is to examine Medicaid HCBS 1915(c) waivers, to see how transportation is provided and the potential effect on community access and integration. This links to the abstract for the full data report, which can be accessed through paid account with SAGE Journals.
Supported Decision-Making offers an opportunity for many adults with disabilities to make their own decisions, consistent with fundamental human and legal rights, and an emerging international consensus.
A listing of guides to improve human services involving advocacy, natural supports, end-of-life issues, safety, social roles and much more.
Research and analysis sharing findings on important outcomes in the lives of older adults, people with disabilities and those with mental illness.
A framework for quality design, basic assurances, and an improved quality of life for people with disabilities, their families, volunteers, employees and the community.