Behavioral Independence Earns BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation Receiving National Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement

DeBary, FL – BHCOE Accreditation has recognized Behavioral Independence with a Preliminary 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 promote systems that enhance these areas. BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation occurs for newer organizations or organizations preparing to meet full accreditation review within a year, prior to a full evaluation. This consists of a high-level review of organizational systems to identify areas for improvement prior to growth.

BHCOE Accreditation and BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation are the only Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)-specific accreditations. 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 Behavioral Independence we take pride in offering evidence-based services that are both effective and ethical,” said Director Amanda Lang. “We are honored to receive the BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation because it reflects our dedication to our clients and their families. As we grow, our agency will continue to provide top-quality, comprehensive behavior analysis services for years to come.”

About BHCOE Accreditation and Preliminary Accreditation
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. The Preliminary Accreditation audit process consists of an interview, document review and systems analysis. The Preliminary Accreditation can also be used by providers looking to prepare for full accreditation within the next year as a way to prepare for the larger survey. For more information, visit

About Behavioral Independence
At Behavioral Independence, they help individuals with Autism and other behavioral disorders decrease problematic behaviors while increasing acquisition skills in order to maximize independence and achieve the highest quality of life. Behavioral Independence services children located in Volusia County. Home services are a critical part of the services they provide and parental participation is mandatory, Behavioral Independence can provide services in other settings as well such as daycares, schools, after school programs, etc. contingent on the need and the consent of the program. They collaborate with other professionals to provide the best possible services for each child in the settings where each child needs the most help. For more information, please visit

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