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November 22, 2023
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Gain Knowledge About Obtaining and Maintaining your CARF® Accreditation

Data Collection
Ongoing Data Collection from Stakeholders in the Human Services Environment

It is important that organizations collect feedback and information from persons served, personnel, and other stakeholders. Gathering information should be done on a continuous basis throughout the year. During a CARF® survey, the surveyor will review a variety of data sources to assess the organization’s compliance with CARF® standards, determine the effectiveness of its services … Read More "Ongoing Data Collection from Stakeholders in the Human Services Environment"
CARF Training Updates 2023
CARF® Required Training Updates

Why is personnel training important for CARF® accredited organizations? CARF®-accredited organizations are required to provide ongoing training for personnel as a requirement for meeting CARF® standards. Personnel must be trained on CARF® standards, as well as any governmental regulations, organization-specific policies and procedures, and position specific skills. This training is important for several reasons: It … Read More "CARF® Required Training Updates"
Implement CARF Updates
How to Implement CARF® Updates

CARF® Standards Manuals are made available through the CARF® International or CARF® Canada Online Store in January each year. It is anticipated that CARF® accredited organizations will be meeting new or revised standards by July 1st of each year. There are several areas of your organization that may need to be addressed. Which of your … Read More "How to Implement CARF® Updates"

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