The Carey Guides
Continuous Quality
Improvement (CQI) Kit

KIT INCLUDES:

  • A manual on implementing and sustaining
    Continuous Quality Improvement efforts
  • A pad of 50 tear-off sheets of the Client Feedback Survey
  • A pad of 25 tear-off sheets of the Case Audit Checklist
  • A pad of 25 tear-off sheets of the Direct Observation Checklist

$160.00, includes shipping and handling

REFILL PACK – Each order includes:

  • Two pads of 50 tear-off sheets of the Client Feedback Survey
  • Two pads of 25 tear-off sheets of the Case Audit Checklist
  • Two pads of 25 tear-off sheets of the Direct Observation Checklist

$115.00, includes shipping and handling

The purpose of this manual is to enhance the effectiveness of the use of the Carey Guides through a deliberate and organized continuous quality improvement (CQI) effort. The purposes of the Carey Guide CQI process are to:

  • Determine the degree to which the Guides are used in the manner in which they are intended
  • Identify agency and staff strengths (e.g., processes that are working effectively, advanced knowledge and skill level of staff, etc.)
  • Identify areas in need of improvement
  • Provide staff with specific and direct feedback in order to support incremental improvements in their skills and/or the use of the Guides
  • Identify enhancements to existing processes and structures (e.g., additional training, increased oversight by supervisors, etc.) that will support the greater achievement of agency goals.

The CQI manual provides three specific processes and Tools to improve the outcomes derived from use of the Carey Guides:

  • Client Feedback Survey: This Tool measures the perceptions of clients regarding the usefulness of a session during which a Carey Guide worksheet is used.
  • The Carey Guides Case Audit Checklist: This Tool measures the degree to which the Carey Guides are used under appropriate circumstances (e.g., appropriate Guides/Tools are used based on risk/needs assessment).
  • The Carey Guides Direct Observation Checklist: This Tool measures the degree to which staff are using the Carey Guides as intended, and the extent to which staff incorporate core correctional practices (e.g., building professional alliance, the use of skill practice and role modeling, etc.) in their use.