Accreditation News

Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois wins the 2019 Innovative Practices Award

10/09/2019

The award celebrates their Regenerations program as an example of successful innovation in the human services field. more > >

Launch of Family First Prevention Services Act Resource Center

03/28/2019

COA launches a site with comprehensive resources about FFPSA and accreditation. more > >

Updated Adoption Service Standards

12/01/2018

Release of Updated Adoption Service Standards Expands Focus to Home Study Providers more > >

Family First Prevention Services Act

08/10/2018

New legislation mandates that all Residential Treatment Providers become accredited to become Qualified Residential Treatment Programs by October 1,... more > >

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 > >

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WHO IS ACCREDITED?

Private Organization Accreditation

Children's Home Society of Florida delivers a unique spectrum of social services designed to protect children at risk of abuse, neglect or abandonment; to strengthen and stabilize families; to help young people break the cycle of abuse and neglect; and to find safe, loving homes for children.
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VOLUNTEER TESTIMONIAL

Ulysses Arteaga, L.C.S.W.

Volunteer Roles: Commissioner; EPPA; Marine Reviewer; Military Reviewer; Peer Reviewer; Team Leader

The Consuelo Foundation 2012 Peer Reviewer of the Year, Mr. Arteaga conducts two to three site visits a year, often volunteering for visits that require a Spanish speaking peer.
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