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Accreditation – A Solid Foundation for a CCBHC

The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model has seen rapid uptake in the last decade because it improves the quality of life for individuals with behavioral health needs. It

Educating Your Board of Directors

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela. Education forms the foundation from which most everything else is created, making it

The New Normal – Using Accreditation as a Guide to a Post-Pandemic Organization

Since the onset of the pandemic, organizations have needed to continually  find ways to meet their mission while keeping staff and the individuals they serve safe from harm.  The details

It seems like accreditation is everywhere. Is that true?

It’s true. Accreditation is everywhere!

Accreditation Maintenance: Key to Continued Achievement

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard to earn accreditation, which affirms that you meet designated national industry standards, and that you are focused on supporting your staff, organization-wide continuous improvement and most

8 Questions to Ask When Starting on the Road to Accreditation

I am often approached by people who are just beginning on the road to national accreditation and have no idea where to start. Our conversations tend to follow a similar

Who should an organization have directly or indirectly involved in the accreditation process?

 In this short video, Jennifer explains which teams’ and individuals’ involvement  are required for a successful accreditation outcome.

Organizational Benefits to Becoming Accredited

Achieving accreditation offers human service organizations professional recognition for meeting quality standards in service delivery. It also provides clients and other key stakeholders with an appropriate tool for effectively evaluating

What are challenges that organizations often face when preparing for accreditation?

In this video, we explain some of the challenges organizations typically face trying to obtain national accreditation. When agencies understand some of these fundamental issues, it can equip them to

How do you best “sell” accreditation to board of directors and staff?

It is important to gain the necessary buy-in from staff and board members before undertaking the strategic process of seeking national accreditation for your organization.

The Final Deadline for Implementing FFPSA is One Year Away – Here’s What You Should Know

In 2018, the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) mandated that Qualified Residential Treatment Programs (QRTPs), in part, must be licensed by their state and achieve national accreditation to receive

BEYOND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH: The Joint Commission Expands Its Profile in Child Welfare.

The Joint Commission’s behavioral health care accreditation program has undergone some transformative changes in recent months.  These changes are expansive in their consideration for adoption, family preservation, foster and kinship