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New Year – New Accreditation

Ringing in the New Year brings about a mindset of reflectiveness and a desire for transformation. As the calendar changes over, people are given the chance for a fresh start

Is Your Accrediting Body Still the Right Fit?

Your organization is not the same one it was 10 or 20 years ago (or likely even 3 years ago!). New programs/services may have been opened and staff changes have

What does accreditation mean for human service organizations?

 Achieving accreditation is recognition that your organization adheres to a higher level of standards; that you are producing high quality services; and are operating at an effective level as

Five Reasons for Substance Use Treatment Providers to Become Accredited

Substance use disorder treatment providers have many reasons to seek national accreditation and to benefit from this process. Whether seeking accreditation from The Joint Commission, CARF International, Council on Accreditation

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.

It seems like accreditation is everywhere. Is that true?

It’s true. Accreditation is everywhere!

What happens when a mandate for accreditation is on the horizon or comes through?

 If your organization is impacted by either a Federal, State or Association mandate, it is important to get in front of it early so you don’t get caught in

How Accreditation Supports Recovery Principles

The national accrediting bodies have been among the moving forces in the integration of the recovery model into the care, treatment and services for people with mental health and/or substance

What is Accreditation?

Accreditation is a review process to determine if human service, healthcare or educational programs demonstrate their ability to meet defined standards of quality. Once achieved, accreditation is not permanent—it is

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

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

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