For nearly 50 years, CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership has been a leader in working with human service organizations and systems to continuously define, measure, and improve quality of life and quality of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, older adults, and children and youth. CQL offers accreditation, training, certification, and data analysis services to agencies that share our vision of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.
A world of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.
CQL is dedicated to the definition, measurement, and improvement of personal quality of life.
CQL assists communities, systems and organizations to help people discover and define their own quality of life, measure personal quality of life for individuals, organizations and systems and improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, people with mental illness and older adults ― and the people, organizations and communities that support them.
GOALS AND PRIORITIES
- Develop and implement person-centered quality measures, performance indicators, and evaluation methods
- Conduct an international accreditation program
- Provide training, consultation and education to build individual and organizational capacity
- Conduct research and disseminate information to enhance policy making
- Provide access to information, innovation, and emerging ideas in quality of life
Smaller-scale providers, nation-wide organizations and state agencies can benefit from CQL's person-centered approach to human services. CQL has more than a dozen different staff development options, three paths for accreditation and customized consultation to meet specific needs.