WHO IS ACCREDITED?

Private Organization Accreditation

Money Management International is a nationwide nonprofit organization that provides counseling and education related to credit, housing and bankruptcy, and offers debt management assistance if needed. MMI also conducts community education programs in the areas where we have a physical presence.
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ORGANIZATION TESTIMONIAL

Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc.

Donna Mathews, Associate Director

Becoming accredited and maintaining our accreditation through COA has helped us increase our professionalism and thereby provide better services to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence survivors.
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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

Public
Juvenile Justice Residential Services (PA-JJR)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-JJR 14 Added Evidence Nov 16, 2017
Family Preservation and Stabilization Services (PA-FPS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-FPS 4 Revised Standard Nov 15, 2017
Child and Family Services (PA-CFS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-CFS 23.03 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 25.02 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 27.04 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 28.07 Added Note Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 33.08 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 4.06 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS Revised Research Note Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 9 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 13 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 12.01 Revised Research Note Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 13.03 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 14.01 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 14.05 Revised Research Note Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 14.06 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
PA-CFS 19.04 Added Interpretation Aug 15, 2017
PA-CFS 13.05 Revised Interpretation Jan 15, 2017
Group Living Services (PA-GLS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-GLS 6.05 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
PA-GLS 10.08 Added Interpretation Aug 15, 2017
PA-GLS 7.06 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
PA-GLS 8.01 Added Interpretation Dec 15, 2016
Residential Treatment Services (PA-RTX)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-RTX 6.05 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
PA-RTX 13.08 Revised Standard Aug 15, 2017
PA-RTX 9.07 Revised Standard May 26, 2017
PA-RTX 3 Added Interpretation Mar 15, 2017
PA-RTX 3.01 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
PA-RTX 5.01 Revised NA Mar 15, 2017
PA-RTX 8.01 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
PA-RTX 8.02 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
PA-RTX 8.05 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
PA-RTX 16.04 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
PA-RTX 16.05 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
PA-RTX 14 Revised Evidence Dec 15, 2016
PA-RTX 9.01 Added Interpretation Dec 15, 2016
Youth Psychosocial Services (PA-YPS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-YPS 10.01 Revised Standard Sep 15, 2017
Child and Family Development and Support Services (PA-CFD)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-CFD 15 Revised Evidence Aug 15, 2017
PA-CFD 11.02 Revised Interpretation Aug 15, 2017
Early Childhood Education (PA-ECE)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-ECE 4.14 Revised Standard Aug 15, 2017
Pregnancy Support Services (PA-PS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-PS 8.03 Revised Standard Aug 15, 2017
Housing Stabilization and Community Living Services (PA-HSCL)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-HSCL Revised Standard Jul 17, 2017
Shelter Services (PA-SH)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-SH Revised Standard Jul 17, 2017
Outreach Services (PA-OS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-OS Revised Standard Jul 17, 2017
Administrative and Service Environment (PA-ASE)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-ASE 6.04 Revised Standard May 15, 2017
PA-ASE 6.02 Revised Standard Jan 26, 2017
Financial Education and Counseling Services (PA-FEC)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-FEC 10 Deleted Evidence May 15, 2017
Day Treatment Services (PA-DTX)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-DTX 6.10 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
Home Care and Support Services (PA-HCS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-HCS 7.05 Added Standard Feb 15, 2017
Risk Prevention and Management (PA-RPM)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-RPM 2.02 Added Interpretation Jan 26, 2017
Family Foster Care and Kinship Care (PA-FKC)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-FKC 6.01 Revised Interpretation Jan 17, 2017
PA-FKC 18.05 Added Interpretation Jan 17, 2017
Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (PA-DDS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-DDS 8 Revised Standard Jan 15, 2017
Private
Juvenile Justice Residential Services (JJR)
Standard Update Effective Date
JJR 14 Added Evidence Nov 16, 2017
Family Foster Care and Kinship Care (FKC)
Standard Update Effective Date
FKC 16.01 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
FKC 19.06 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
FKC 2.05 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
FKC 3.02 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
FKC 4.05 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
FKC 6 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
FKC 5.06 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
FKC 5.01 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
FKC 6.04 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
FKC Revised Research Note Oct 31, 2017
FKC 15 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
FKC 6.01 Revised Interpretation Jan 15, 2017
FKC 18.05 Added Interpretation Jan 15, 2017
Adoption Services (AS)
Standard Update Effective Date
AS Revised Note Oct 31, 2017
AS 1 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
AS 14.04 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
AS 2.05 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
AS 2.04 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
AS 4 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
AS 4.02 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
AS 8 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
AS 7.06 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
AS 9.05 Added Note Oct 31, 2017
AS 9.07 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
Guardianship Services for Minors (GSM)
Standard Update Effective Date
GSM Revised Note Oct 31, 2017
GSM 10.04 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
GSM 3.03 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
GSM 6 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
GSM 5.03 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
GSM 6.08 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
GSM 6.06 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
GSM 7.04 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
Child Protective Services (CPS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CPS Revised Note Oct 31, 2017
CPS 11 Revised Note Oct 31, 2017
CPS 11.03 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
CPS 12.05 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
CPS 12.06 Revised Research Note Oct 31, 2017
CPS 12.01 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
CPS 14.04 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
CPS 2.01 Revised Research Note Oct 31, 2017
CPS 4.03 Revised Standard Oct 31, 2017
CPS 7 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
CPS 5.08 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
CPS 8 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
CPS 8.06 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
CPS 8.01 Added Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
Group Living Services (GLS)
Standard Update Effective Date
GLS 6.05 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
GLS 10.08 Added Interpretation Aug 15, 2017
GLS 7.06 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
GLS 8.01 Added Interpretation Dec 15, 2016
Residential Treatment Services (RTX)
Standard Update Effective Date
RTX 6.05 Revised Interpretation Oct 31, 2017
RTX 13.08 Added Interpretation Aug 15, 2017
RTX 9.07 Revised Standard May 26, 2017
RTX 3 Added Interpretation Mar 15, 2017
RTX 3.01 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
RTX 5.01 Revised NA Mar 15, 2017
RTX 8.01 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
RTX 8.02 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
RTX 8.05 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
RTX 16.04 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
RTX 16.05 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
RTX 14 Revised Evidence Dec 15, 2016
RTX 9.01 Added Interpretation Dec 15, 2016
Disaster Recovery Case Management (DRCM)
Standard Update Effective Date
DRCM Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 1 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 2 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 3 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 4 Added Interpretation Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 2.01 Added Research Note Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 2.04 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 3.02 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 3.04 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 4.04 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 5.02 Added Standard Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 8.01 Added Interpretation Oct 17, 2017
DRCM 8.06 Added Standard Oct 17, 2017
Youth Psychosocial Services (YPS)
Standard Update Effective Date
YPS 10.01 Revised Standard Sep 15, 2017
Human Resources Management (HR)
Standard Update Effective Date
HR 5.01 Revised Interpretation Aug 31, 2017
HR 8 Added Standard Aug 31, 2017
HR 5 Deleted Standard Aug 31, 2017
HR 6 Deleted Standard Aug 31, 2017
Governance (GOV)
Standard Update Effective Date
GOV 8 Added Note Aug 31, 2017
GOV 9 Revised Standard Feb 15, 2017
GOV 9.02 Revised Standard Feb 15, 2017
Training and Supervision (TS)
Standard Update Effective Date
TS 2 Added Note Aug 31, 2017
TS 3 Added Note Aug 31, 2017
Child and Family Development and Support Services (CFD)
Standard Update Effective Date
CFD 15 Revised Evidence Aug 15, 2017
CFD 11.02 Revised Interpretation Aug 15, 2017
Early Childhood Education (ECE)
Standard Update Effective Date
ECE 4.14 Revised Standard Aug 15, 2017
Pregnancy Support Services (PS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PS 8.03 Revised Standard Aug 15, 2017
Financial Management (FIN)
Standard Update Effective Date
FIN 6.02 Revised Standard Jul 19, 2017
Shelter Services (SH)
Standard Update Effective Date
SH Revised Standard Jul 17, 2017
Outreach Services (OS)
Standard Update Effective Date
OS Revised Standard Jul 17, 2017
Housing Stabilization and Community Living Services (HSCL)
Standard Update Effective Date
HSCL Revised Standard Jul 17, 2017
Administrative and Service Environment (ASE)
Standard Update Effective Date
ASE 1.06 Revised Standard Jun 15, 2017
ASE 6.06 Revised Standard May 15, 2017
ASE 6 Revised Evidence Mar 15, 2017
ASE 6.04 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
ASE 6.03 Revised Standard Jan 26, 2017
Risk Prevention and Management (RPM)
Standard Update Effective Date
RPM 9.07 Revised Standard Jun 15, 2017
RPM 11 Deleted Evidence May 15, 2017
RPM 2.01 Added Interpretation Jan 26, 2017
For-Profit Administration and Financial Management (AFM)
Standard Update Effective Date
AFM 8.01 Revised Standard Jun 15, 2017
Financial Education and Counseling Services (FEC)
Standard Update Effective Date
FEC 10 Deleted Evidence May 15, 2017
Day Treatment Services (DTX)
Standard Update Effective Date
DTX 6.10 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
Ethical Practice (ETH)
Standard Update Effective Date
ETH 3 Deleted Evidence Feb 15, 2017
ETH 3.01 Revised Standard Feb 15, 2017
Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI)
Standard Update Effective Date
PQI Revised Standard Feb 13, 2017
Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (DDS)
Standard Update Effective Date
DDS 8 Revised Standard Jan 15, 2017
Canadian
Youth Custody Services (CA-YCS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-YCS 14 Added Evidence Nov 16, 2017
Family Preservation and Stabilisation Services (CA-FPS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-FPS 4 Revised Standard Nov 15, 2017
Disaster Recovery Case Management (CA-DRCM)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-DRCM 4.04 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
CA-DRCM 5.02 Added Standard Oct 17, 2017
CA-DRCM 8.01 Added Interpretation Oct 17, 2017
CA-DRCM 8.06 Added Standard Oct 17, 2017
CA-DRCM Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
CA-DRCM 1 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
CA-DRCM 2 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
CA-DRCM 4 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
CA-DRCM 3.02 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
CA-DRCM 3.04 Revised Standard Oct 17, 2017
Youth Psychosocial Services (CA-YPS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-YPS 10.01 Revised Standard Sep 15, 2017
Child and Family Development and Support Services (CA-CFD)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-CFD 15 Revised Evidence Aug 15, 2017
CA-CFD 11.02 Revised Interpretation Aug 15, 2017
Early Childhood Education (CA-ECE)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-ECE 4.14 Revised Standard Aug 15, 2017
Group Living Services (CA-GLS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-GLS 10.08 Added Interpretation Aug 15, 2017
CA-GLS 7.06 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
CA-GLS 8.01 Added Interpretation Dec 15, 2016
Pregnancy Support Services (CA-PS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-PS 8.03 Revised Standard Aug 15, 2017
Residential Treatment Services (CA-RTX)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-RTX 13.08 Added Interpretation Aug 15, 2017
CA-RTX 9.07 Revised Standard May 26, 2017
CA-RTX 3 Added Interpretation Mar 15, 2017
CA-RTX 3.01 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
CA-RTX 5.01 Revised NA Mar 15, 2017
CA-RTX 8.01 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
CA-RTX 8.02 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
CA-RTX 8.05 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
CA-RTX 16.04 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
CA-RTX 16.05 Added Note Mar 15, 2017
CA-RTX 14 Revised Evidence Dec 15, 2016
CA-RTX 9.01 Added Interpretation Dec 15, 2016
Financial Management (CA-FIN)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-FIN 6.02 Revised Standard Jul 19, 2017
Housing Stabilization and Community Living Services (CA-HSCL)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-HSCL Revised Standard Jul 17, 2017
Shelter Services (CA-SH)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-SH Revised Standard Jul 17, 2017
Outreach Services (CA-OS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-OS Revised Standard Jul 17, 2017
Administrative and Service Environment (CA-ASE)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-ASE 1.06 Revised Standard Jun 15, 2017
CA-ASE 6.06 Revised Standard May 15, 2017
CA-ASE 6 Revised Evidence Mar 15, 2017
CA-ASE 6.04 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
CA-ASE 6.03 Revised Standard Jan 26, 2017
Risk Prevention and Management (CA-RPM)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-RPM 9.06 Revised Standard Jun 15, 2017
CA-RPM 11 Deleted Evidence May 15, 2017
CA-RPM 2.01 Added Interpretation Jan 26, 2017
For-Profit Administration and Financial Management (CA-AFM)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-AFM 8.01 Revised Standard Jun 14, 2017
Financial Education and Counselling Services (CA-FEC)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-FEC 10 Deleted Evidence May 15, 2017
Day Treatment Services (CA-DTX)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-DTX 6.10 Revised Standard Mar 15, 2017
Ethical Practice (CA-ETH)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-ETH 3 Deleted Evidence Feb 15, 2017
CA-ETH 3.01 Revised Standard Feb 15, 2017
Home Care and Support Services (CA-HCS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-HCS 7.05 Added Standard Feb 15, 2017
Governance (CA-GOV)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-GOV 9 Revised Standard Feb 15, 2017
CA-GOV 9.02 Revised Standard Feb 15, 2017
Performance and Quality Improvement (CA-PQI)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-PQI Revised Standard Feb 13, 2017
Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (CA-DDS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-DDS 8 Revised Standard Jan 15, 2017
Family Foster Care and Kinship Care (CA-FKC)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-FKC 6.01 Revised Interpretation Jan 15, 2017
CA-FKC 18.05 Added Interpretation Jan 15, 2017
Military Family Readiness
Family Advocacy Program Services (MIL-FAP)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-FAP Revised Standard Sep 22, 2017
Exceptional Family Member Program Family Support (MIL-EFMP)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-EFMP Revised Standard Sep 08, 2017
Non-Medical Individual and Family Counseling (MIL-NMC)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-NMC Revised Standard Sep 01, 2017
Emergency Family Assistance (MIL-EFA)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-EFA Revised Standard Aug 16, 2017
Financial Readiness Programs (MIL-FR)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-FR Revised Standard Aug 09, 2017
Administration and Management (MIL-AM)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-AM Revised Standard Jul 28, 2017
Customer Rights (MIL-CR)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-CR Revised Standard Jul 21, 2017
Administrative and Service Environment (MIL-ASE)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-ASE Revised Standard Jul 21, 2017
Military Lifestyle Support and Education (MIL-MLSE)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-MLSE Revised Standard Jun 21, 2017
Volunteer Coordination (MIL-VC)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-VC Revised Standard Jun 12, 2017
Human Resources Management (MIL-HR)
Standard Update Effective Date
MIL-HR Revised Standard Jun 02, 2017
Child and Youth Development
Early Childhood Education (CYD-ECE)
Standard Update Effective Date
CYD-ECE 5.05 Revised Standard Aug 15, 2017
CYD-ECE 5.12 Revised Standard Jan 26, 2017
After School and Youth Development (CYD-AYD)
Standard Update Effective Date
CYD-AYD 13.09 Revised Standard Jan 26, 2017
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