Updated Youth Independent Living (YIL) Standards Released

New Core Standard for youth independent living program models integrated with residential services accommodates youth in transition.

For Private, Public, and Canadian Organizations

A new Core Standard, YIL 7 - Supportive Housing for Youth in Transition, has been added to accommodate youth independent living program models integrated with residential services.  Additionally, guidance regarding mental health screenings (Mental Health First Aid at YIL 3.02) and working with LGBT youth (YIL 7.01 & YIL 10.03) has been incorporated into the section. All updates are based on best practices and movement in the field. (YIL, PA-YIL, CA-YIL). 

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Private Organization Accreditation

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Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children's Services

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

Since Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children’s Services pursued its COA accreditation on October 14, 2004, this corporation has sustained a continuous quality improvement process by not looking whom to blame among the involved parties but improving what we have already done well… because good enough is not good enough.
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