CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership

Webinar: Changes in CQL Certification

CQL Certification establishes you as an in-house expert involving the use of Personal Outcome Measures® within your organization. When you achieve CQL Interviewer Certification you will be equipped with the tools and knowledge to discover what really matters in the lives of the people you support, by conducting Personal Outcome Measures® interviews and making accurate determinations about the presence of outcomes and supports in a person's life. By achieving CQL Trainer Certification, you will be able to carry out Personal Outcome Measures® Assessment Workshops within your organization, educating your colleagues about the tool and how to use it for person-centered discovery.

In this webinar by CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership, you will learn about the changes being made to CQL Certification. 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.




You Will Learn About:

  • Overview of CQL's Personal Outcome Measures®
  • Importance of CQL Interviewer Certification and CQL Trainer Certification
  • Changes being made to the CQL Certification terms
  • New requirements for maintaining CQL Certification
  • Connection to decision-making, data, and the PORTAL System





Cathy Yadamec is the Director of Training and Certification for CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership. In this role, Cathy coordinates the training opportunities offered by CQL. She oversees the certification of Personal Outcome Measures® Interviewers and Trainers, and is responsible for developing new training opportunities often customizing it to meet the unique strengths and preferences of individual organizations.

Cathy has experience within CQL and in private and state agencies supporting people with developmental disabilities to have better lives. Cathy has worked diligently to promote personal and organizational change to create a culture of responsiveness and focus on quality as defined by the person. In the 2000’s Cathy worked with CQL as a Project Manager and in the CMS Look-Behind Contract. For 3 years, Cathy served as the Manager of Quality Improvement/ Quality Enhancement for the Developmental Disability Administration in the District of Columbia, and then returned to CQL as the Project Manager for the Illinois Ligas Outreach Project.



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