Accreditation Guru News
January 2023
January Update
Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are looking forward to the progress and productivity that 2023 will bring. We're getting off to a great start with a newly reaccredited client, Joint Commission and SAMHSA updates, and an upcoming AG webinar series. Read on for more news and exciting events, coming soon!
Organizational Benefits to Becoming Accredited

Accreditation shows that you are providing the highest quality support available, and that you adhere to a standard that is above and beyond the minimum licensing standards. Click below to learn the benefits of becoming nationally accredited.

Accreditation: Getting Started!
Coming this February, AG will be hosting a FREE, three-part webinar series on how to successfully set up your organization for accreditation. We'll cover accreditation basics, choosing the right accrediting body, and common challenges for organizations pursing accreditation. You can sign up for one, two, or all three of these 30-minute, interactive webinars! Click here for more information and to register.
Joint Commission Update
The Joint Commission has announced enhancements to its behavioral health care and human services standards impacting:

Whether accredited by CARF, COA, Joint Commission, ACHC or another accrediting body, AG Consultants can help your organization comply with new and enhanced standards!
Ohio Investing in Mental Health
This year, Governor Mike DeWine of Ohio has signed $175 million worth of mental health expenditures into law. He has been focused on prioritizing mental health in Ohio since taking office in 2019, and is looking forward to using these funds to better the lives of people in his state. Click here to read the full article.
Do you want to see the whole of your organization grow and flourish in a way that benefits both your employees and your clients? In that case, there’s no better time than 2023 to start pursuing accreditation! Check out Accreditation Guru's new blog, "New Year - New Accreditation!"
We were happy to be a trusted partner with this organization as they achieved reaccreditation. Their hard work has paid off and we are celebrating their commitment to quality care!
CARF Reaccredited - January 2023
Lighthouse Treatment Centers is a Southern California-based rehabilitation program that prides itself on providing high-quality care leading to long-term sobriety. Their options for holistic treatment as well as dedicated professionals create an environment where people can recover and go on to lead rich, fulfilling lives. Well done!
7 - 9
Fort Worth, TX
NATSAP - National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs Annual Conference
Jennifer will be presenting, "Utilizing Your National Accreditation to Drive Revenue and Reduce Costs", and exhibiting at this conference in Fort Worth. Schedule some time to speak with Jennifer one-on-one, or stop by the booth! Click here for more information.
Accreditation: Getting Started! - Accreditation 101
This first webinar in the three-part series will overview the basics of accreditation and accrediting bodies' expectations for achieving your accredited status. Click here to register!
February - March
28 - 2
Austin, TX
Extended Reach National Conference
Jennifer will be presenting, "How Best to Leverage Your Accredited Status", and sponsoring this Austin, TX conference. Schedule some time to speak with Jennifer one-on-one, or click here to visit the conference website.
Accreditation: Getting Started! - Choosing the Right Accrediting Body
In part two, we'll be exploring the similarities and differences between multiple national accrediting bodies to help identify which would be the best fit for your organization. Click here to register!
Accreditation: Getting Started! - Challenges on the Road to Accreditation
For this final portion of our series, we'll discuss challenges that organizations often face on the road to accreditation and how to avoid them. Click here to register!
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