From Advocacy to Outcomes: Developing and Implementing Quality Standards in Florida’s Residential Group Homes

Room: Caribbean 3

In the presentation, key members of the Quality Standards Initiative discuss the development of the Quality Standards and how Quality Standards Assessment is being utilized in Florida to evaluate residential program’s performance on the research-based standards and facilitate quality improvement.


Shamra Boel-Studt, PhD, MSW

Associate Professor , Florida State University


Zandra Odum

Project Coordinator , Florida Department of Children and Families


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