Fern Leaf ABA Earns BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation
Receiving National Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement
Peoria, IL – BHCOE Accreditation has recognized Fern Leaf ABA with a Preliminary 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 promote systems that enhance these areas. BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation occurs for newer organizations or organizations preparing to meet full accreditation review within a year, prior to a full evaluation. This consists of a high-level review of organizational systems to identify areas for improvement prior to growth.
BHCOE Accreditation and BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation are the only applied behavior analysis (ABA)-specific accreditations. 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 Fern Leaf ABA, we are passionate about providing top-notch services and supports to our clients as they work towards their goals and values,” said Owner Anna Cronin. “We are excited to achieve the BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation because it highlights and recognizes our dedication to high-quality, evidence-based systems and services.”
About BHCOE Accreditation and Preliminary 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. The Preliminary Accreditation audit process consists of an interview, document review and systems analysis. The Preliminary Accreditation can also be used by providers looking to prepare for full accreditation within the next year as a way to prepare for the larger survey. For more information, visit https://www.bhcoe.org/.
About Fern Leaf ABA
The mission of Fern Leaf ABA is “Seeing Potential, Encouraging Growth in our clients, their supporters, our employees, and our field”. We work with adults with disabilities who have big dreams and want to change their behaviors to achieve their goals. We know that we are one part of a much bigger team. Our calling is to be active members at every step of the way – focusing on the client, supporting their supporters, maintaining a great place to work and grow, and representing the field of behavior analysis through efficacy and connection. For more information, please visit https://www.fernleafaba.org/.