• Profiles in Accreditation: Ranch Ehrlo Society

    Welcome to the Council on Accreditation (COA) blog post series Profiles in Accreditation!  The

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  • COA Has a Whole New Look

    Did you know? In our more than forty-year history, the Council on Accreditation (COA) has only had three logos—the most recent being the COA shield that launched in 2012 (which was an adaptation of a 2002 version). So, we thought with all the

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  • Profiles in Accreditation: Rose Brooks Center

    Welcome to the Council on Accreditation (COA) blog post series Profiles in Accreditation!  The organizations that COA accredits are diverse in both the communities they serve and their reasons for seeking accreditation (or

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  • Profiles in Accreditation: Family Service Lincoln

    Welcome to the Council on Accreditation (COA) blog post series Profiles in Accreditation!  The organizations that COA accredits are diverse in both the communities they serve and their reasons for seeking accreditation (or

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  • With Parity and Justice for All

    I’m going to go out on a limb and say it: Mental Health is IN right now. Everyone from meme accounts to rappers is talking about it, and working on your emotional well-being no longer has the same taboo it once did.  In fact, some might go so

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  • Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors by Welcoming Pets

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. An estimated one in three women and one in four men experience some form of domestic abuse over the course of their lives.  For those in a physical, emotional, or sexually abusive relationship,

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  • 5 Resources to Help You Dig into FFPSA

    Since Congress passed  the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) in February 2018, stakeholders across the U.S. have been working to maximize the opportunity posed by this tremendous reform to our child welfare system. To ensure that

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  • COA: Looking ahead

    Watch a special message from Jody Levison-Johnson, COA’s new President & CEO, and then read on below to hear more about her thoughts on what’s next for COA. TRANSCRIPT Hi.  I’m Jody Levison-Johnson, the new president and

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  • How to Identify Quality Benchmark Data

    Benchmark reports are increasingly common in the human services sector, but how do you know if this data is valuable to your organization? This blog post provides an overview of benchmarking and tips for evaluating the quality of benchmark data

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  • Going Beyond the Opioid Crisis: Deaths of Despair

    If you were to open a newspaper and select an article at random, chances are you would hit a piece on the American opioid crisis. Whether the news is about a pharmaceutical company being taken to court, a Democratic presidential nominee hopeful’s

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