Innovative Practices Award
The Innovative Practices Award is presented by COA it’s accredited and in-process organizations that demonstrate, through the submission of a case study, the application of new and forward-looking practices.
These practices must:
- Raise the quality of services provided to vulnerable children and families
- Be consistent with theory, practice wisdom, and expert consensus as reflected in the broader literature
The Innovative Practices Award provides the opportunity for organizations to share and be rewarded for uniquely meeting the needs of a service population and/or implementing distinctive methods for improving organizational capacity.
Application and Eligibility
Submissions are accepted from organizations currently accredited or undergoing Private, Public, Canadian, Military Family Readiness, and Child and Youth Development accreditation.
Each submission is comprised of an application form, case study, and abstract. Download full details and an application form.
The next submission deadline is January 31, 2014.
Private Organization Accreditation
HeartShare assist individuals with developmental disabilities through education, day, residential and recreation programs, case management, and health services, and provides foster care/adoption services, counseling, after school and energy assistance programs, and programs for people with HIV/AIDS.
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