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during a recent POM workshop, a staff reported that an individual being interviewed stated that their pet was their Natural Support and part of their intimate relationships. We debated for awhile as to whether a pet can be... (more)
Nadine D. said 5 days, 12 hours ago . . Show Comments (1) Hide Comments (1)
Hi all, Does anyone work for an organisation that has their own Bill of Human Rights or Human Rights Charter? Are you able to share?
Casey AE G. said 7 months, 3 weeks ago . . Show Comments (10) Hide Comments (10)
During our 18month review, Epp O'Neil mentioned that some agencies( specifically the ARCs) are very proficient at utilizing Therap to document Human Rights Committee Meetings, Is there anyone out there willing to share their... (more)
Nadine D. said 2 weeks ago . . Show Comments (11) Hide Comments (11)
Hi, I'm looking for resources/tools that support the Community Life initiative, can you help?
Casey AE G. said 2 weeks, 4 days ago . . Show Comments (2) Hide Comments (2)
Wow! Bravo CQL and all the people behind the scenes for the transformed website - a Herculean collaboration, wonderful, thank you!
Julia W. said 2 weeks, 5 days ago . . Show Comments (2) Hide Comments (2)
I'm looking for organizational policies around CQL accreditation standards (Human Rights, Abuse and Neglect, Safe environment, etc.)...I'd so appreciate any information, examples, resources, etc.
Dana R. said 3 weeks ago . . Show Comments (3) Hide Comments (3)
Decision-making question re: type and frequency outcomes for individual who is non-verbal: evidence supports outcome is present for this individual re: many opportunities to interact with members of the community; having a... (more)
Laurie Y. Ed.D. said 2 months, 2 weeks ago . . Show Comments (6) Hide Comments (6)
Does anyone have any thoughts on how to balance data collection with quality, find that I am experiencing challenges in explaining to senior staff that it's not about how many POM interviews we do , but the quality of the... (more)
Nadine D. said 1 month, 2 weeks ago . . Show Comments (3) Hide Comments (3)
You're in the middle of a POMs conversation and the person discloses that they are presently being mistreated by someone. What are your tips on immediately responding to the person and the situation?
Casey AE G. said 1 month, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
Another decision-making question: When deciding whether the outcome is present for “People are connected to natural support networks” we often take into consideration if the lack of support network is due to natural... (more)
Ken D. said 2 months ago . . Show Comments (3) Hide Comments (3)

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Bethesda joins National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals December 11, 2014 Bethesda, a national support provider for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has joined the National Alliance for Direct... (see blog)
Ross B. blogged 1 month, 2 weeks ago . . Comment
This is intended to serve for sharing resources and information pertinent to rights. Sharing of documents may be placed in the CQL community library. (see blog)
Anne B. blogged 3 months, 2 weeks ago . . Show Comments (3) Hide Comments (3)
Black Hills Works in Rapid City, SD is hosting an assistive technology conference - "Creating Possibilities: Where the Rubber Meets the Road". Many assistive technology conferences are geared toward convincing company leaders to... (see blog)
Richard H. blogged 11 months, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
You may have seen a posting on CQL's facebook page about the part-time position in North Carolina by and for DSP's. Benchmarks, a statewide provider association, recently announced that they have been awarded a grant with the... (see blog)
Beth M. blogged 1 year ago . . Comment
The National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) is creating a Direct Support Professional Advisory Committee (DSPAC) that will assist the board of directors to determine strategic efforts and initiatives that help... (see blog)
Joseph M. M. blogged 1 year, 2 months ago . . Comment

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