Behavior Therapy Specialists of Illinois and Missouri Earns BHCOE Accreditation, Receiving National Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement

O’FALLON, Ill., January 2, 2019 ( – BHCOE Accreditation has recognized Behavior Therapy Specialists of Illinois and Missouri with a 2-Year 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 consumer satisfaction and promote systems that enhance these areas. These areas are measured via a wide-ranging audit, including interviews with agency clinical leadership, in-depth on-site observation, a detailed staff qualification review, anonymous staff satisfaction survey and anonymous consumer satisfaction survey.

BHCOE Accreditation is the only Applied Behavioral Analysis (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.

“At Behavior Therapy Specialists of Illinois and Missouri, we are proud to be a collaborative group of dedicated professionals. Our staff is committed to providing individualized, evidence-based programs for our client and their families. We are honored to be receiving the BHCOE Accreditation because it highlights our commitment to education and growth,” said founder Jenna Cuenca. “Our agency looks forward to continuing to administer behavior analysis services of the highest quality in the Midwest for years to come.”

About BHCOE Accreditation
The 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. For more information, visit

About Behavior Therapy Specialists of Illinois and Missouri
Behavior Therapy Specialists was founded in 2013 by Jenna Cuenca, M.Ed., BCBA, providing in-home ABA therapy. What started as a company with one BCBA and one behavior technician has grown to a team of seven BCBAs and program managers and over 35 behavior technicians. Behavior Therapy Specialists is also thrilled to offer speech and language services so that a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach can be administered. Despite this exponential growth, BTS remains committed to our core mission, vision and values that drive all aspects of our service delivery. For more information, please visit

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