Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

QIDPs ensure that adequate environmental supports, service design and delivery promote independence and health and safety. QIDPs coordinate programmatic, medical, dietary and the vocational aspects of an individual’s program.

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The QMRP’s role is pivotal to the agency’s residential program, because they ensure that staff provides needed services and interventions. QMRPs coordinate, integrate, and monitor each individual’s active treatment program. QMRPs are responsible for ensuring the training of Direct Support Professionals. QMRPs observe staff working, evaluate effectiveness of programs, and work with the individual and team members when changes are required.

QMRPs ensure that adequate environmental support, service design, and delivery promote independence, health, and safety. These professionals coordinate programmatic, medical, dietary and the vocational aspects of an individuals program. Active treatment is intended to be consistently implemented in all settings of the individual’s life.

QMRPs accomplish this by speaking to the individual and others across various environments such as day program staff, residential staff, clinicians, parents, and advocates. QMRPs ensure that relevant team members, including the consumer, have provided input into the plan of services. Individuals’ routines and environments are organized to facilitate skill acquisition, appropriate behavior, choice, and greater independence.