Trainings and Resources Overview

The Council on Accreditation provides a variety of trainings, in many formats, to assist organizations and programs pursuing accreditation. These trainings provide information on COA’s standards, the accreditation process, and more.

Training Calendar

Use the training calendar to find all relevant trainings in the format of your choice. Our training programs are available in several formats:

  • Face-to-face trainings provide in-depth, hands-on understanding of COA’s accreditation and re-accreditation process, the standards, how to document implementation, prepare the Self-Study, and get ready for the Site Visit.
  • Live and recorded webinars provide training on process-related topics and are designed to help gain core competencies, skills, and knowledge.
  • Self-paced trainings provide a brief and informative overview of some of the most important aspects of the standards and accreditation and re-accreditation process.

Tools Search

The Tools Search contains hundreds of resources for achieving accreditation, such as:

  • Templates, checklists, and forms for demonstrating implementation of COA standards
  • Trainings on specific stages of the accreditation process
  • Tutorials for best utilizing the MyCOA Portal
  • Materials to communicate the benefits of accreditation to all stakeholders

Search the Tools Index.

Glossary

The Glossary includes definitions for a comprehensive list of over 800 terms used throughout the standards. When the meaning of a standard requires further clarity, a glossary term used within the standard can provide meaningful elaboration.

Search the Glossary.

FAQs

Solutions to FAQs contains hundreds of answers to frequently asked questions. Search by category, accreditation program, or keyword.

Search Solutions to FAQs.

Customized Trainings and Technical Assistance

COA offers customized trainings designed to address specific needs related to the COA accreditation and reaccreditation process. This includes all training formats, including webinar, self-paced, and face-to-face.

Please contact us for more information about technical assistance and customized training.

WHO IS ACCREDITED?

Private Organization Accreditation

Northside Psychological Services is a combination of both private practice and community mental health provider. We provide services to children and adults (EAP, private insurance, private pay, etc.) in our private practice setting. In our Community Care Program, we provide services to children and adolescents in their homes.
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ORGANIZATION TESTIMONIAL

Orange County Government, Youth & Family Services Division

Rodney J. Hrobar Sr., LMHC, CPP, Quality Assurance Manager

As the lead agency in Orange County, providing the safety net for children and families, it is reassuring that our clients can be confident that their needs will be addressed in accordance with the most stringent standards of public, as well as private, accountability as monitored and reviewed by the Council on Accreditation. 
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