ACPA Approved Teams: The Approval Process, FAQs and More

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ACPA’s mission is to create a world where people with cleft and craniofacial conditions thrive, and the ACPA Team Approval process plays a major part in ensuring this mission becomes a reality. The ACPA Approved Team brochure highlights the benefits of team care and includes information about the ACPA Team Approval process, team requirements and other commonly asked questions.

What is an ACPA Approved Team? Teams from the US and Canada can apply for recognition as an ACPA Approved Team. This distinction is for teams that demonstrate they meet the Standards for Approval of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Teams – standards that identify essential characteristics of quality for team composition and functioning.What is the Commission on the Approval of Teams? ACPA’s Commission on Approval of Teams manages the approval process by maintaining the Standards for Approval of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Teams, evaluating teams that voluntarily apply for approval and recognizing teams that meet the Standards for approval.

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