Center for Autism Research Earns BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation Receiving International Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement

Center for Autism Research Earns BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation Receiving International Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement

 Published on: Wed, May 1, 2019

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We are proud to announce that the BHCOE Accreditation has recognized our Center 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 Behavioral 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 Centre for Autism Research at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre we take pride in our commitment to constant growth and improvement,” said Director Dr. Hesham Aldhalaan, “We are honored to receive the BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation because it is a reflection of our commitment to our clients and their families. As we grow, our agency will continue to provide comprehensive behavior analysis services of the highest quality to our community for years to come.”

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.