Continuous Quality Improvement Resources

This page provides resources on continuous quality improvement (CQI) for HMRF grantees. Below are information and resource links for practitioners and developers to use in developing CQI plans and implementing the CQI process.

Additional resources will be added over the coming months. Check back for updates!

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CQI Template

This template is intended to guide the development of CQI plans for the 2020 cohort grantees. It can be filled out by responding to the questions and prompts within each section.

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An Overview of the CQI Template

Provides a brief overview of the CQI template and introduces the graphical representation of the seven steps of a CQI process.

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  • Presents one grantee’s approach to sharing survey data with staff in an accessible way. Part of a series of CQI tip sheets focusing on promising grantee practices.

    Nov 2021
  • Covers the use of the teach-back method in ongoing facilitator training. Teach-backs are a promising improvement strategy when the challenge is related to skills or knowledge. Part of a series of CQI tip sheets focusing on promising grantee practices.

    Nov 2021
  • Webinar covered three key steps for planning a road test: articulating your strategy, developing learning questions, and creating an implementation plan.

    Oct 2021
  • Webinar about findings from an ACF-sponsored study on how HMRF grantees from the 2015 cohort adapted to virtual service delivery during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Includes considerations and potential practices for virtual service delivery that may be useful for the 2020 cohort of HMRF grantees.

    Sep 2021
  • Tips for improving virtual service delivery, supporting facilitators and clients, maximizing client engagement, delivering services in specific settings, delivering hybrid services, and ensuring privacy and safety.

    Sep 2021
  • Webinar on developing strategies for program improvement. It includes a review of root cause analysis to support strategy development, provides suggested sources of strategy ideas, and explains the importance of developing a rationale to be sure an improvement strategy aligns with desired outcomes.

    Aug 2021
  • Describes the importance of having a CQI implementation team, who should be on the team, and how it should operate. Also appears under New Resources.

    Jul 2021
  • Webinar focuses on developing effective SMART goals, as well as identifying data to track progress toward SMART goals.

    Jul 2021
  • Webinar focuses on identifying and understanding challenges. It features nFORM tools to assist in learning about challenges and explains root cause analysis.

    Jun 2021
  • Webinar highlights processes and tools to support CQI implementation teams, including suggested meeting structures and communication planning.

    May 2021