Writing the WSQA Lite Assessment for Community Action Agencies or Housing Lead Grantee Organizations
This training is to provide Counties, Community Action Agencies and CHG Lead Grantees with hands on guidance to prepare and submit the PENW/WSQA (Performance Excellence Northwest/Washington State Quality Award) Lite Assessment as part of the RCW WSQA Compliance* Its especially oriented to agencies submitting in the Oct 1 assessment round.
Led by Jonathan Hoskins, this two day workshop will offer 3-5 CAPs or CHG Lead Grantees the specific details and guidance necessary in order to complete the “ Baldrige Lite Assessment” and meet RCW requirements.
The guidance will include creating an complete outline of your agency assessment and specific guidance for Counties, Community Action Programs and non-profits to craft Lite Assessment responses specific to affordable housing and community action funded recipients. The format is informal and interactive to design assessments specific to your agency unique challenges and programming, working with collegues. Jonathan has over 40 years experience and is a former CAP director, non-profit director, a Baldrige Examiner and 20 years in government homelessness, housing and human services (Seattle and King county)
The learning objectives of the workshop are:
Attendees will have an understanding of the application processes and timelines for meeting the RCW reporting requirements as recipients of state housing funding.
Each agency will have an understanding and outline of the specific elements contained within the Organizational Profile and the Seven Baldrige Criteria and how they apply to CHG and local document recording fees.
Agencies will have fillable templates for the lite assessment as well as examples of government, CAP and non-profit submissions.
Attendees will learn the rating criteria and how the Lite Assessment provides the agency an understanding of their business model and operational structure.
Agencies may want to review the information on the RCW at www.totalhealthevents.com
*RCW 43/185C/210 and RCW 43/185C/240 require eligible organizations to apply to the Washington
State Quality Award (WSQA) Program for an independent assessment of its quality management,
accountability and performance system.
- Jonathan Hoskins