Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Collecting & Using Data to Improve Programs

Presented with permission from the authors: ECTA and DaSY 

This online learning module provides key information about the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) process and the practices that contribute to consistent and meaningful COS decision-making. Over the course of multiple sessions, participants will learn about:

  • why child outcomes data are collected
  • the key features of the COS process
  • the essential knowledge needed to complete the COS process
  • how the three child outcomes are measured through the process
  • how to identify accurate COS ratings using a team-based process
  • the importance of comparing children's current functional performance to age-expected functioning
  • when and how to measure progress in the three child outcome areas
  • how to document ratings and evidence to support those ratings in COS documentation

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