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Good afternoon. My question is in regard to using the CQL interview process as a basis for determining customer satisfaction. The idea for this has been raised within our agency, and I am wondering if any other agency is pursuing... (more)
Ed M. said 3 days, 13 hours ago . . Comment
Good Morning! I am just curious if any of you have run into any issues with obtaining individuals’ consent forms from CAB (Consumer Advisory Board) or similar advocacy/informed consent representative? Have any CAB... (more)
Clarissa L. said 2 weeks ago . . Show Comments (1) Hide Comments (1)
Hello, I am just curious if anyone is assessing individuals' ability to participate in POMs conversations prior to the meeting or are you assuming all people can participate at varying degrees (with or without help from staff... (more)
Clarissa L. said 3 weeks, 3 days ago . . Show Comments (1) Hide Comments (1)
Hi wondering if anyone out there has created a pretext /post test for a CQL overview training (not the 4-day POM Interview training). Thanks.
Pepi M D. Ms said 1 week, 1 day ago . . Comment
Hi I am new to this site and our agency has recently been accredited. We are the first in CT to be accredited by CQL and are very proud and excited! But now that the accreditation is official and we are all working on our action... (more)
Stephanie E. said 2 weeks, 6 days ago . . Show Comments (1) Hide Comments (1)
I am just curious as to whether or not anyone has run into issues with advocates/family members insisting on being present during the interview process. I believe that having a parent in the room for someone who can fully... (more)
Clarissa L. said 4 months, 1 week ago . . Show Comments (2) Hide Comments (2)
Hello all, I would love to have some broad input from those that supervise DSPs. As we know, much is expected of our DSPs and training them correctly and effectively to be the professionals we want them to be I find at times a... (more)
Devorah Kaylah A. said 1 month ago . . Comment
Hi all, Ok so here is a question I would love some input on having to do with food and health and choices and an array of options! How do other agencies deal with the dilemma of over indulgence as re: poor food choices or too... (more)
Pepi M D. Ms said 2 months ago . . Show Comments (1) Hide Comments (1)
I am looking for a pictorial chart/page of Individual Rights. I have one that was given to me but was copied several times and it has lost clarity. Does anyone have something they can share? I find visuals are better when... (more)
Velma L. T. said 11 months ago . . Show Comments (18) Hide Comments (18)
Hi all, we are looking for an easy read, possibly pictoral information on teaching people about abuse/neglect. Does anyone have anything they would be willing to share?
Donna L. said 8 months, 2 weeks ago . . Show Comments (7) Hide Comments (7)

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