Ableism is "the idea that a person's abilities or characteristics are determined by disability or that people with disabilities as a group are inferior to nondisabled people" (Linton, 1998, p.9). This free webinar will focus on modern forms of ableism and disability prejudice.
Many people with disabilities receive Social Security benefits. Social Security assigns a Representative Payee if they have information that indicates the person needs help managing their money. Frequently, people have had little to no opportunity or experience with their money.
CQL released enhancements to the internationally-recognized Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation | With Distinction. This free webinar covers the new eligibility requirements, standards, and expectations to achieve and maintain this level of CQL Accreditation.
Representatives from Canadian organizations will discuss their use of the POMs, the relationship between interview results and planning processes, data collection and integration, and stories of people that have been positively impacted through the use of Personal Outcome Measures®.
We're exploring grey areas with the Personal Outcome Measures® (POMs), by answering difficult questions people face in decision-making. For example, is online gaming a social role? Do inanimate objects meet the definition of intimacy?
In this free webinar series, CQL will share guidance for those using the Personal Outcome Measures® (POMs). You will learn about decision-making involved in the POMs process, including the variables that could influence the decision.
Learn some tried and true techniques for talking with people. We share helpful methods for listening to the spoken word, the person’s body language, and even to what isn’t said. We also discuss gathering information when people don’t respond with words.
In order to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and overall user experience, CQL is adjusting the certification terms and reporting requirements in order to maintain CQL Certification. In this presentation you will learn about the changes being made to CQL Certification.
This free webinar will explain what reliability means statistically, including how it differs from validity. We will address how CQL attends to reliability, and who is considered to be a certified/reliable interviewer. Finally, there will be a tutorial about PORTAL, CQL's data system.
CQL shared insights about service disparities for people with the most significant support needs (24/7 supports). What areas need to most attention – an increase in individualized supports? How can organizations use that information to adjust their efforts to improve the achievement of outcomes?
PORTAL is the new online data system from CQL, and provides human service organizations and state agencies with reporting, tracking, analysis, and logging of personal outcomes and supports for people receiving services.
While reporting falls on state agencies, the direct responsibility for success falls on support providers. This webinar shares an overview of the HCBS Settings Regulations, the implications for agencies and the effect on the lives of those receiving supports.
This webinar series explains recovery, shares wellness planning and recovery tools, explores the role of employment in wellness and recovery, as well as how Personal Outcome Measures® can support recovery.
Find out how human service organizations can use awareness, education, planning and action to establish a recovery-oriented organization.
Quality of Life | Building Blocks
This webinar series will enhance your person-centered services using the LEGO® building blocks as a recurring theme. Why LEGO®? Because all LEGO® blocks can be connected to other LEGO® blocks, which is similar to people in a community - they all work with each other and you can build anything with them. CQL shares this information through the fictitious LEGO® Lenny, and delve into his rights, his community, and the connections he makes where he lives.