Kendall Behavioral Solutions Earns 3-Year Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Accreditation

Martin’s Ferry, OH – The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) has awarded Kendall Behavioral Solutions with a 3-Year Accreditation, recognizing the organization as a top behavioral service provider in the country. The Accreditation celebrates exceptional behavioral health providers that excel in the areas of clinical quality, staff satisfaction and qualifications, and consumer satisfaction. These areas are measured via a wide-ranging audit, including interviews with agency clinical leadership, a detailed staff qualification review, anonymous staff satisfaction survey, and anonymous consumer satisfaction survey.

“Kendall Behavioral Solutions is a fantastic example of an organization that is devoted to providing top quality care while ensuring that consumer and staff satisfaction are at the forefront,” said Sara Gershfeld Litvak, Founder of BHCOE. “By utilizing best practices in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), they help clients to make meaningful social, behavioral, and academic progress to improve quality of life for their clients and their families. We are excited to congratulate founder Kathleen Kendall and her dedicated team on creating an ethical and sustainable program that is a truly excellent resource to the Ohio Valley autism community and beyond.”

BHCOE is an international accrediting body used to help funders and identify quality behavioral health providers. 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 awards only those service agencies that meet these standards.

“At Kendall Behavioral Solutions, we are passionate about providing effective, ethical care of the highest quality,” said Kathleen Kendall, M.Ed., BCBA, “We are very proud to earn the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Accreditation because it reflects our commitment to our clients and the caliber of our passionate and knowledgeable team. We’re very thankful to our truly dedicated team that makes the success of our clients and this Accreditation possible. We look forward to continuing to provide evidence-based programming and to support the Ohio Valley community for years to come.”

About Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE)
The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence is an international accrediting body 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 Kendall Behavioral Solutions
At Kendall Behavioral Solutions, we believe that all children with a disability have a right to high quality and effective Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services. We are dedicated to developing evidence-based treatment to ensure learning to every individual we serve. We strongly encourage family member involvement in order to facilitate carryover of the skills and lessons learned during the individual sessions. Every child is unique and we believe that success and growth come from encouragement and praise. Our therapists focus on building every child’s self- esteem and confidence through positive feedback and reinforcers. We nurture their natural strengths. A child see’s the world around them with wonder and awe, we believe in encouraging their natural curiosity. In addition to serving the autism community, Kendall Behavioral Solutions provides services for all individuals with IDD, disability, or behavioral diagnosis. For more information, visit

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