Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professionals (QIDP) Curriculum (revised 12/15)

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QIDP Curriculum Details

The revised 2015 QIDP curriculum is for agencies that adopted the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) curriculum as their classroom training to begin using the 2015 version of the QIDP curriculum in all future training sessions.  Please refer to Training Information Bulletin T.15.001 for more information about the QIDP curriculum.


QIDP Training Curriculum Modules

Prepare the training materials for trainees as follows:

  1. Module 1: Introduction to the World of the QIDP (pdf) - (27 pages)
  2. Module 2: Leadership and Communication (pdf) - (30 pages)
  3. Module 3: Behavioral Supports (pdf) - (24 pages)
  4. Module 4: Person Centered Planning (pdf) - (30 pages)
  5. Module 5: Record Keeping (pdf) - (14 pages)
  6. Module 6: Advocacy, Rights, and Resources (pdf) - (27 pages)
  7. Module 7: Environmental and Safety Supports (pdf) - (23 pages)
  8. Module 8: Medical Supports (pdf) - (52 pages)
  9. Module 9: Rules and Regulations (pdf) - (16 pages)

QIDP Training Facilitator Guides

Prepare the training materials as follows:

  • Print or save all QIDP Facilitator Guides curriculum modules (pdf) (58 pages)
    • Print all 9 QIDP training curriculum modules for trainees.
    • Print the Facilitator's Guides on differently colored paper, put colored pages before the corresponding training curriculum module pages.
    • Combine the trainee modules and Facilitator's Guide modules into one notebook, print or save and bring to class.
  1. Module 1: Facilitator Guide: Introduction to the World of the QIDP (pdf) - (6 pages)
  2. Module 2: Facilitator Guide: Leadership and Communication (pdf) - (8 pages)
  3. Module 3: Facilitator Guide: Behavioral Supports (pdf) - (11 pages)
  4. Module 4: Facilitator Guide: Person Centered Planning (pdf) - (9 pages)
  5. Module 5: Facilitator Guide: Record Keeping (pdf) - (5 pages)
  6. Module 6: Facilitator Guide: Advocacy, Rights, and Resources (pdf) - (6 pages)
  7. Module 7: Facilitator Guide: Environmental and Safety Supports (pdf) - (4 pages)
  8. Module 8: Facilitator Guide: Medical Support (pdf) - (2 pages)
  9. Module 9: Facilitator Guide: Rules and Regulations (pdf) - (7 pages)

QIDP Courses Details

QIDP Course Coordinator Checklists

QIDP Additional Handouts

Contact for Assistance

If you need assistance, please email DHS.BQM@illinois or contact (217) 782-9438.