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Contains information about the nature, goals, and expectations of major accreditation programs that have adopted person-centered principles.

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Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online) (7 Products)
Electronic Media (1 Products)
Organizations, Programs, and Projects (4 Products)

Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online)
CARF - Managing Outcomes
Geared to employment and community services, this publication provides a how-to guide to implement an outcomes system.
CARF - Transition from School to Work and Community Services
A road map to building quality services for young people with disabilities as they transition from school to work.
CARF - Using Individual-Centered Planning for Self-Directed Services
An easy-to-understand guide of essential elements for individual-centered planning of services based on the preferences and needs of the persons receiving services.
CARF 2012 ECS Standards Manual
The Standards Manual can be used as a blueprint to providing quality employment and community services, including day habilitation, community living services, assistive technology, and workforce development services.
Quality Measures 2005
Quality Measures 2005SM combines CQLs previous personal outcomes approach to quality definition and measurement with the lessons of social capital and the growing importance of Community LifeSM.
The CAPstone
This is an e-newsletter distributed by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL)
The Personal Outcome Measures
A manual about person-centered outcomes, and outcome measurement
Electronic Media (Videos, CDs, T.V., Radio, Websites, etc.)
CARF - Designing Ethical Practices for Quality Services
This publication will assist you in establishing ethical practices in your organization as required by the CARF standards.
Organizations, Programs, and Projects
CARF International
CARF provides a system of outcome standards for the accreditation of a variety of types of employment and community services.
National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP)
A national organization of direct support professionals (DSPs) in the United States. It helps DSPs in many ways, such as providing trainings and helping DSPs connect with each other.
The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL)
This organization accredits agencies based on outcomes in the lives of people who receive services. They also provide training and technical assistance to provider agencies, and help states monitor quality system wide.
The NADD Accreditation Program
The NADD accredits programs that are doing a good job in serving people who have the dual diagnoses of intellectual and mental health disability.

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