Campagna Academy Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

2013-06-25T14:22:00Z Campagna Academy Awarded Three-Year CARF AccreditationContributed by Beth Szamatowicz | Director of Public Relations & Volunteer Services nwitimes.com

SCHERERVILLE | CARF International announced that Campagna Academy has been accredited for a period of three years for its Residential Treatment (Children and Adolescent) program. This is the first accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to Campagna Academy.

This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization's substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.

Campagna Academy is a nonprofit organization located at 7403 Cline Ave. in Schererville. It has been providing services to at-risk youth in Northwest Indiana since 1947 and serves over 500 youth and families a year.

CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www.carf.org.

For additional information, on Campagna Academy and their programs please contact them at 219.322.8614 or visit them online at www.campagnaacademy.org.

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