Becoming a QRTP? Review these FAQs to learn more about the application process.

January 2, 2020

The Family First Prevention Services Act creates a new facility license type called a Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP). A QRTP must:

  • Be designed to be treatment-focused and temporary.
  • Engage the family in treatment planning and intervention.
  • Provide access to 24-hour nursing in accordance with the treatment model.
  • Provide six months of services for the child or teen and their family after they have transitioned out of the program.
  • Be accredited by a national accrediting entity.

Frequently asked questions and answers about becoming a QRTP have been added to the Family First resources on CO4Kids.

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