From March 1 to June 30, 2020, CET onsite surveys were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As Alberta began to reopen services in a staged approach, we also restarted CET survey activity, and offered virtual and digital options for service providers to complete their CET accreditation.
Click here to read the full CET relaunch message from Clova Lehr, Director of Accreditation and Services
For service providers whose surveys had been suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19, your survey dates for 2023 will revert back to the same months as your original 2020 dates. Doing so should ease the difficulty of booking participants from your organization during the busy summer months as well as make the schedule more manageable for ACDS. For example, if your survey was to have taken place in April or May 2020 but was deferred until July or August, it will again be scheduled for April or May when it comes around again in 2023.
The ACDS CET accreditation program is the recognized benchmark in the Community Disability Services sector. CET addresses aspects of life that are important to Albertans with developmental disabilities who need to access quality services. It is the only accreditation process in Alberta that
The CET program includes the following designations
Our Accreditation resources page includes links to valuable resources such as the CET Standards Manuals, the CET Preparation Toolkit, field-related Alberta Government legislation, resources on how to become a CET surveyor, and more.