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

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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Purpose

Group Living Services allow individuals who need additional support to regain, maintain, and improve life skills and functioning in a safe, stable, community-based living arrangement.

PA-GLS 11: Services for Substance Use Conditions

The agency provides substance use prevention and recovery services.

Note: PA-GLS 11 applies to all group living programs regardless of the population served to emphasize and support prevention and recovery for residents with substance use conditions. In addition, programs whose primary service is residential substance use treatment will also complete the standards for Services for Mental Health and/or Substance Use Disorders (PA-MHSU).

Table of Evidence

Self-Study Evidence On-Site Evidence On-Site Activities
    • Procedures for providing or arranging substance use prevention and recovery services
    • List of referral resources for substance abuse services
    • Documentation of residents with co-occurring conditions
    • Interview:
      1. Program director
      2. Relevant personnel
      3. Residents
    • Review case records

  • PA-GLS 11.01

    The agency provides or makes formal arrangements with appropriate agencies to provide substance use prevention and education services according to the needs and developmental stage of the resident population.


  • PA-GLS 11.02

    The agency maintains a list of referral resources for a full continuum of services to meet the needs of residents with alcohol and other substance use-related problems.  

    Interpretation: Agencies can maximize the likelihood of a successful referral by creating MOUs or linkage agreements with providers that specialize in substance use prevention and recovery services. These types of arrangements should outline the services provided, the goals and objectives of the collaboration, and the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved.


  • PA-GLS 11.03

    Referrals to self-help or peer support group services are provided to individuals and family members as appropriate.

    Interpretation: Agencies’ policies and/or procedures should promote referrals to culturally and linguistically competent service providers when possible.

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