Child and Youth
Our holistic, person-centered quality framework of standards reflects leadership in the field internationally through the promotion and advancement of programs/services designed for children and youth (from birth through young adulthood) in the areas of child welfare, behavioral health, and healthy development.
What we accredit
Standards for the following types of programs/services are in the Child and Youth Services (CYS) Standards Manual:
Specific population designations
The following can be added to any program:
Most often these standards are optional if you serve children and/or youth within this target population.
Interwoven into the standards:
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No matter where you are in your accreditation journey, we are here to answer your questions and provide assistance.
The Managing Director
Leslie Ellis-Lang is a leader in services for children and youth with an emphasis on child welfare and behavioral health.