Accreditation Preparation

Becoming accredited offers organizations professional recognition for meeting the highest standards in quality service delivery and gives clients and other key stakeholders an appropriate tool for evaluating providers. Organizations that achieve accreditation have reached beyond the minimum licensing standards and made a commitment to strong management, program consistency, outcome measurements and the continuous improvement of their agencies. Accreditation Guru, Inc. will evaluate your organization’s needs and create a customized strategy to lead you through the accreditation process.

Accreditation works! It is not a one-time effort to pass a peer review,accreditation is a way to implement best practices and ensure operational efficiencies and proper documentation while complying with respected accreditation standards.

We have a 100% success rate of guiding organizations through the (re)accreditation process by providing assistance in the following areas, among others:

  • Accreditation Preparation checklistSelf-study compilation and final review of all required accreditation documents
  • Policy and procedure analysis to ensure implementation of accreditation standards
  • Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) plan and committee design
  • Risk management practices
  • Training staff and board members on what to expect during the site visit and onsite interviews. This not only makes them better prepared, but reduces pre-site-visit stress that is often felt throughout an agency
  • Project management
  • Communication strategies for key stakeholders
  • Post-site-visit reports
  • Annual accreditation maintenance plans

FREE Accreditation Readiness Assessment – Is your organization seeking accreditation from Council on Accreditation (COA), CARF, Joint Commission, Hague accreditation or any other? If so, you are invited to take part in our free online Accreditation Readiness Self-Assessment.

Our team has direct experience with the following accreditations, plus dozens of other international, national and state accrediting bodies:

COA – Council on Accreditation


The Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO)

Hague – Intercountry Adoption Accreditation

ACCME – Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

ACPE – Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

ANCC – American Nurses Credentialing Center

IACET – International Association for Continuing Education and Training

MSCHE – Middle States Commission on Higher Education

NASW – National Association of Social Workers

PMI – Project Management Institute