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COA published its revised standards for Adoption Services. The release represents not only the culmination of our efforts to align our standards with current adoption practices, but also our long-term, ongoing commitment to adoption as an important option for families both here in the United States and abroad.
The Council on Accreditation is putting forth a call to action to support evidence-based and trauma-informed care for undocumented migrant children. The Departments of Health and Human Services have put forth a proposal to withdraw the Flores Settlement Agreement with a public comment period that ends November 6th. COA explains the importance of engaging in this comment period and apply lessons learned in the field to this vulnerable population.
Government regulations are not just another hoop to jump through, they can assist your organization with fulfilling your mission and bolster best practice. COA's Devon Reichhart discusses the role of government regulation in human services.
Accreditation is daunting on its own - throw in a mandate with a tight deadline and its understandable that providers enter panic mode. Here’s a guide to help you gather the important details, understand what is required, determine milestones, and know how to compare and contrast accreditors.