Mau Loa Learning Earns 2-Year Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Accreditation

Oahu, HI – The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) has awarded Mau Loa Learning with a 2-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.

“Mau Loa Learning is clearly committed to providing top quality care,” said Sara Gershfeld Litvak, Founder of BHCOE. “Their staff is exemplary in utilizing best practices in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to improve the quality of life for clients and families and is dedicated to providing excellent programming. We are thrilled to congratulate Clinical Director Christina Libby and her fantastic team on creating an ethical, effective program that is a truly valuable resource to the Hawaii 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 Mau Loa Learning, we take pride and joy in providing top-quality care,” said Clinical Director Christina Libby, M.S., BCBA, “Earning the BHCOE Accreditation is an exciting honor for us that reflects our values and we are very thankful to our passionate, highly-qualified team that is the foundation of our organization. The BHCOE Accreditation reflects our commitment to our community and our dedication to striving to be our best to help our clients make truly meaningful progress. We look forward to continuing to provide evidence-based programming and to support the Hawaii 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 Mau Loa Learning
Mau Loa Learning aims to provide an effective learning environment for those with the drive and experience to provide high-quality behavior analytic services to various populations. We aim to disseminate Behavior Analysis into the Hawaiian education, health, and community settings while making changes that are meaningful to the individuals and environments within. For more information, visit​

Get our Newsletter

Be the first to know when new events, opportunities, announcements and podcasts are available!

Welcome to the BHCOE Newsletter. Check your inbox and stay tuned!

Pin It on Pinterest