The Resource pages are designed to provide you and your program with information that will be helpful to you when applying for accreditation under the Professional Standards.  Each page provides links to general information as well as samples, templates, and guides where applicable.  Please be advised that these documents and websites are for informational purposes only and that the information and opinions presented within each are the responsibility of the authors and do not represent official positions or policies of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.    

Furthermore, while we realize that it is useful to see samples of policies, procedures, or other documents, please be mindful that these examples can easily be misused.  The samples and templates that are included on the Resource pages are to be used as a guide for your program to develop your own materials.  In addition, your program may wish to obtain legal advice about any sensitive policies and procedures, such as personnel issues or the handling of client information.

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