Black Hills Behavior Earns BHCOE Accreditation

Black Hills Behavior Earns BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation Receiving National Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement

Rapid City, SD – BHCOE Accreditation has recognized Black Hills Behavior 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 consumer satisfaction 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.

“As a team, it’s an honor to have earned BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation,” said Nancy Pruitt, Director of Black Hills Behavior. “We’re prepared to scale and grow as an organization and provide continued quality care to our families in the Rapid City area.” 

About BHCOE 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. For more information, visit

About Black Hills Behavior 

Black Hills Behavior provides analytical, goal-driven, empowering and supportive ABA services for children in the Rapid City area of South Dakota, Wyoming and Nebraska. Through the use of evidence-based teaching methods, their ABA treatment programs change behaviors. Their goal is to promote independence and give children and families a greater quality of life. For more information, visit


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