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Below are Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) FAQs to reference for clarification on the certification’s importance for Rawhide.
The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) created the Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) certification with standardized qualifications for organizations to follow to offer quality residential care treatment.
A QRTP is a treatment setting that:
Rawhide was required to:
No, Family First created the Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP).
Family First does not create a firm deadline for moving youth out of a QRTP. It does require a higher level of review for a child younger than 13 after six months in placement and a higher review for youth over 13 after 12 consecutive months or 18 non-consecutive months. For youth in placement over 1 year, the Commissioner of DCF must certify that the placement is appropriate.
It is the responsibility of DCF to determine whether a facility meets the QRTP standards.
The aftercare support is tailored to the needs of the youth and family. Services can be provided by other community providers with the QRTP referring/coordinating.
No. The 25-bed limitation applies to public childcare institutions.