The Kitchen, Inc. Achieves National Accreditation

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (August 13, 2018) — The Kitchen, Inc.is pleased to announce it has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). During the two year process, COA evaluated all aspects of The Kitchen’s programs, services, management, and administration. The COA accreditation process involves a detailed review and analysis of an organization’s administration, management, and service delivery functions against international standards of best practice. The standards driving accreditation ensure that services are well-coordinated, culturally competent, evidence-based, outcomes-oriented, and provided by a skilled and supported workforce. COA accreditation demonstrates accountability in the management of resources, sets standardized best practice thresholds for service and administration, and increases organizational capacity and accountability by creating a framework for ongoing quality improvement. To achieve COA accreditation, The Kitchen first provided written evidence…
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