Accreditation News

New Self-Paced Training to Introduce You and Your Team to COA Accreditation

02/07/2017

Unsure about accreditation with COA? This is a great place to start. OR, are you in the process of COA accreditation and need to develop buy-in and... more > >

Call to Action - Callers in Crisis Need Local Support

01/03/2017

Does Your Agency Operate a Crisis Call Center? If So, Lifeline Needs You! more > >

Download the New PQI Tool Kit

09/21/2016

The COA Training department is pleased to release the PQI Tool Kit to better assist Private and Canadian organizations in developing and refining...

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Mike Angstadt's Consuelo Foundation Peer Reviewer Award Acceptance Speech

09/06/2016

In his acceptance speech at COA's 2016 Conference, Consuelo Foundation Peer Reviewer Award Winner,  Mike Angstadt reminded us that no one is as smart...

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Launch of COA’s New Maintenance of Accreditation Process

05/13/2016

COA summarizes the key changes associated with it's new MOA process more > >

Navigating the New Technological Frontier: Let Best Practices Be Your Guide

05/09/2016

In an article published to NTEN's blog, COA President & CEO, Richard Klarberg offers guidance for organizations using technology to deliver services more > >

Revised Rating Indicators to be in Effect Summer 2016

04/04/2016

Launching this summer will be additional guidance for organizations and volunteers. The intent of the rating indicators is to improve inter-rater... more > >

Crosswalk Released Demonstrating Alignment between COA's Standards and the Criteria for CCBHCs

10/21/2015

The COA and CCBHC crosswalk is designed as a resource to inform states that COA accredited organizations possess the capacity to operate as CCBHCs by... more > >

COA to Attend Upcoming Special Commission on the Practical Operation of the 1993 Hague Adoption Convention

05/20/2015

COA’s Director of Hague Accreditation, Jayne Schmidt, will be travelling to the Hague as a representative on the US government’s delegation at the...

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Volunteer Services Departmental Updates

04/27/2015

COA welcomes Darrell Woodliff as it's new Site Visit Manager and announces Stephanie Johnnie's expanded role as Volunteer Coordinator more > >

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WHO IS ACCREDITED?

Private Organization Accreditation

Southeastern Regional Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services is a Local Management Entity, covering the geographic areas of Bladen, Columbus, Robeson, and Scotland counties. SER ensures continuity of care to consumers through access to a quality of care system available 24/7/365 days a year through management of our network provider services.
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ORGANIZATION TESTIMONIAL

The Village for Families & Children, Inc.

Galo A. Rodriguez, M.P.H., President & CEO

COA Peer Reviewers demonstrated their expertise through their knowledge of COA standards as well as experience in the behavioral health field. In addition, COA’s seminars and tools were very helpful in guiding us through the accreditation process.
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