Portland, OR – BHCOE Accreditation has recognized Anchor Academy with a 2-Year Accreditation, acknowledging the organization as a behavioral service provider dedicated to continuous improvement in Applied Behavior Analysis. BHCOE Accreditation recognizes behavioral health providers that excel in the areas of clinical quality, staff qualifications, and consumer satisfaction and promote systems that enhance these areas. These areas are measured via a wide-ranging audit, including interviews with agency clinical leadership, in-depth on-site observation, a detailed staff qualification review, anonymous staff satisfaction survey, and anonymous consumer satisfaction survey.
BHCOE Accreditation is the only Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)-specific accreditation. It provides feedback regarding clinical best practices, staff satisfaction and turnover, and consumer protection. Acting as a third-party, the organization systematically measures and reports on existing quality criteria in the behavior analysis community using standardized methods and practices, and accredits only those service agencies that meet these standards.
“At Anchor Academy, we are proud to offer our clients and their families individualized behavioral care that is both evidence-based and ethical,” said President and Executive Director Alice Keyl Austin, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA ,“We’re excited to earn BHCOE Accreditation because it highlights the high quality of services our team works collaboratively to maintain.”
About BHCOE Accreditation
BHCOE Accreditation is a trusted source that recognizes behavioral health organizations committed to continuous quality improvement. BHCOE offers a third-party measurement system that differentiates and provides independent feedback on clinical quality indicators. The BHCOE criterion features standards that subject-matter experts developed to measure effective applied behavior analysis services. For more information, visit https://www.bhcoe.org/.
About Anchor Academy
Anchor Academy is a comprehensive, early intervention program rooted in applied behavior analysis. They are a local, Oregon-based company that started in 2011 under the name AKA Consulting. In 2017, they expanded to a commercial space, allowing them to serve more children at a central location.
Anchor Academy also serves as a practicum site for Oregon Tech graduate students pursuing BACB® certification and state licensure as behavior analysts. Their behavior technicians have daily oversight by Board Certified Behavior Analysts which allows them to maintain high levels of integrity and to address our clients’ needs immediately. For more information, please visit http://www.anchoracademypdx.com.