Blue Balloon ABA Earns BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation
Receiving National Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement
Baltimore, MD – BHCOE Accreditation has recognized Blue Balloon ABA 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 behavior 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.
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 https://www.bhcoe.org/.
About Blue Balloon ABA
Blue Balloon is a multidisciplinary Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) company created to address the needs of those who present with signs or symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). At Blue Balloon, we believe a multidisciplinary approach benefits the unique needs of each child by increasing collaboration across providers, thereby yielding better outcomes for each child. To accomplish this, in addition to ABA therapy, we offer speech therapy, occupational therapy, and counseling to seamlessly coordinate care across therapy fields, build an integrated health plan for each child, and ensure the individual needs of each child are met. Blue Balloon provides services at home, in the community, and through a center-based model. For more information, please visit http://www.blueballoonaba.com.