Alternative Behavior Strategies Earns 2-Year BHCOE Re-Accreditation

Salt Lake City, UT – The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) has recognized Alternative Behavior Strategies for the second time with a 2-Year Re-Accreditation, acknowledging the organization as a top behavioral service provider in the country. The BHCOE Accreditation recognizes exceptional behavioral health providers that excel in the areas of clinical quality, staff satisfaction and qualifications, and consumer satisfaction. To earn Re-Accreditation, the provider must maintain standards of quality between accreditation evaluations. These measures include maintaining high staff satisfaction, high caregiver satisfaction and appropriate low staff turnover.

“We are excited to congratulate Jeff Skibitsky and his team on running a top-quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program and we are very proud to award them a 2-year Re-Accreditation as a BHCOE,” said BHCOE Founder Sara Gershfeld Litvak, “Alternative Behavior Strategies is an incredible resource for the autism communities in Utah, California, and now North Carolina as well. They originally earned accreditation in 2016 and achieved BHCOE’s Top Clinical Quality score of all providers for the year. Their re-accreditation highlights how committed they are to maintaining top quality standards and how dedicated their team is to striving to be the best for their clients. They continue to reflect standards of excellence across all aspects of the services they provide.

BHCOE Accreditation is the only 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.

CEO and Co-founder of ABS, Jeff Skibitsky, proudly accepts the Re-Accreditation by saying “Receiving the BHCOE Accreditation reflects our priority of holding ourselves to high standards while working to elevate the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. At Alternative Behavior Strategies, we hold the quality of care we provide to the highest caliber. Our team of dedicated professionals are passionate about providing ABA therapy and believe the needs of the families we care for should always be our first-priority,”

About Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE)
The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence is a trusted source that recognizes top-performing behavioral health providers. BHCOE offers a third-party measurement system that differentiates top services providers from exceptional services providers.  The BHCOE criterion features standards that subject-matter experts developed to measure state-of-the-art behavioral health services. For more information, visit

About Alternative Behavior Strategies
ABS provides individualized, wrap-around psychological care for children with developmental disabilities and their families. Data is utilized to assure progress is effectively tracked, analyzed, and communicated between the family, doctors, and behavioral analysts. ABS’s team approach provides support so that children can meet goals in all areas of development.
ABS is dedicated to providing comprehensive services that are focused around collaboration, learning, respect, quality, and accessibility. Services include: Applied Behavior Analysis, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Diagnostic Evaluations, and Individual Therapy and Counseling. ABS believes in a holistic process where providers actively communicate with each other to ensure that care is not compartmentalized. This creates treatment plans that are individualized and unique to the client. To learn more, visit

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