Alberta Council of Disability Services

Introducing the Creating Excellence Together 2021 Standards

 Read about the 2021 CET Standards



Raising Professional Standards through Accreditation

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

  • Was created for Albertans with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Was developed in consultation with individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, and with their families, guardians, and staff

The CET program includes the following designations

CET Level 1
CET Level 2

Additional Survey Types

Services for Children and Youth with Disabilities
Complex Support Needs
Respite for Children, Youth and Adults with Disabilities

Why CET?

Click here to learn about the values and benefits of CET accreditation

Click here for a current list of Level 2 accredited organizations

Accreditation Resources

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.