CWLA Standards of Excellence for Residential Services
Revised 2004 (Previous stock number was 4620)
These revised standards emphasize the importance of providing a range of supports and services for children and their families within a community context. They describe the unique features of the various types of residential care and suggest that residential providers play an important role in ensuring a continuum of services that meets the multiple needs of vulnerable children and families. The standards address critical policy and practice issues such as building family and community involvement; creating a safe and nurturing service environment; promoting positive child, youth, and family development; and ensuring culturally competent practices. Each chapter begins with a set of goals for achieving positive outcomes for children and youth, their families, and communities by providing quality residential services. Contains recommended caseload standards.
CWLA Standards of Excellence (Complete Set)
CWLA Standards Binder
CWLA Stock Number: 9361
Publication Date: 2004