WHO IS ACCREDITED?

Private Organization Accreditation

White's Residential & Family Services is Indiana's largest social services agency offering accredited and comprehensive residential, foster care, independent living, adoption, and home-based services.
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VOLUNTEER TESTIMONIAL

Anita Paukovits

Volunteer Roles: Peer Reviewer

Being a COA peer reviewer has clearly played a role in my professional development and has made me a better administrator at my own agency as a result!  To be part of a professional network that is on the cutting edge of program, practice, fiscal responsibility, and insuring Best Practice across the field is an amazing opportunity.
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Standards Updates

In an effort to keep our accreditation standards current and reflective of best practice, COA issues updates on an ongoing basis. Updates to existing standards are released every month. The Updates page offers an opportunity to view an archive of recent changes and revisions to the accreditation standards, including the scope of the update and its effective date. Please note that standards update notifications only remain visible for a year after publication. 

To find information on the release of new standards sections or significantly revised standards sections, please refer to Standard News

Standards Updates with Descriptions

Private
Adoption Services (AS)
Standard Update Effective Date
AS Revised Standard Nov 30, 2018
Housing Stabilization and Community Living Services (HSCL)
Standard Update Effective Date
HSCL 6.06 Revised Interpretation Oct 01, 2018
Outreach Services (OS)
Standard Update Effective Date
OS 3 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
OS 6 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
Generic Service Summary Supplement (GSS)
Standard Update Effective Date
GSS Revised Standard Jun 11, 2018
Financial Education and Counseling Services (FEC)
Standard Update Effective Date
FEC 5.02 Added NA Jun 01, 2018
Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (DDS)
Standard Update Effective Date
DDS 10.01 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
DDS 10.03 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
DDS 5.04 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
Client Rights (CR)
Standard Update Effective Date
CR 4.05 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
Training and Supervision (TS)
Standard Update Effective Date
TS 5.01 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
Behavior Support and Management (BSM)
Standard Update Effective Date
BSM Revised Standard May 07, 2018
BSM 2 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
BSM 3 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
BSM 2.04 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
BSM 2.02 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
BSM 3.02 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
Family Foster Care and Kinship Care (FKC)
Standard Update Effective Date
FKC Revised Standard May 07, 2018
FKC 19 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
Mentoring Services (MS)
Standard Update Effective Date
MS 1 Revised Standard Apr 20, 2018
Respite Care (RC)
Standard Update Effective Date
RC 11 Added Evidence Apr 20, 2018
RC 11.05 Revised Standard Apr 20, 2018
Public
Child and Family Services (PA-CFS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-CFS 24.06 Added Note Aug 30, 2018
Outreach Services (PA-OS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-OS 3 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
PA-OS 6 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
Financial Education and Counseling Services (PA-FEC)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-FEC 5.02 Added NA Jun 01, 2018
Mentoring Services (PA-MS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-MS 1 Revised Standard Apr 20, 2018
Respite Care (PA-RC)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-RC 11 Added Evidence Apr 20, 2018
PA-RC 11.05 Revised Standard Apr 20, 2018
Canadian
Outreach Services (CA-OS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-OS 3 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
CA-OS 6 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
Generic Service Summary Supplement (CA-GSS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-GSS Revised Standard Jun 11, 2018
Financial Education and Counselling Services (CA-FEC)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-FEC 5.02 Added NA Jun 01, 2018
Behavior Support and Management (CA-BSM)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-BSM 3 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
CA-BSM 3.02 Revised Standard May 07, 2018
Family Foster Care and Kinship Care (CA-FKC)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-FKC Revised Standard May 07, 2018
Mentoring Services (CA-MS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-MS 1 Revised Standard Apr 20, 2018
Respite Care (CA-RC)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-RC 11 Added Evidence Apr 20, 2018
CA-RC 11.05 Revised Standard Apr 20, 2018
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