A.P.P.L.E. Consulting Earns 2-Year BHCOE Accreditation Receiving National Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement

BOTHELL, Wash., November 28, 2018 (Newswire) -BHCOE Accreditation has recognized APPLE Consulting 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.

“APPLE Consulting provides families with qualified professionals who work diligently to develop comprehensive treatment for their clients. Their dedication to clinical excellence is remarkable,” said Sara Gershfeld Litvak, Founder of BHCOE. “We are proud to commend Executive Director Dr. Allison Lowy Apple, Director of Operations Dr. Christopher Jones, and Clinic Director Steve Michalski, as well as their fantastic team, for creating a program that provides the highest quality service to the special-needs community of Washington.”

BHCOE Accreditation is the only Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)-specific accreditation. It provides feedback regarding clinical best practices, staff satisfaction and turnover, and consumer protection. Acting as an objective 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 high standards.

“At APPLE Consulting, we value an optimistic, collaborative, and individualized approach to providing evidence-based services. We are grateful for our team of highly qualified professionals who provide our clients with the tools they need to realize their potential and produce meaningful outcomes. We are honored to be receiving the BHCOE Accreditation because it reflects our commitment to our clients and our clinical integrity.” said Executive Director Allison Lowy Apple, “Our agency is honored to continue serving the Washington autism community for years to come.”

About BHCOE Accreditation
The BHCOE Accreditation is a well-established and 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 highly qualified subject-matter experts developed to measure effective applied behavior analysis services. For more information, visit http://www.bhcoe.org.

About A.P.P.L.E. ConsultingEstablished in 2005, APPLE Consulting is one of the first companies in the Puget Sound Area to provide Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children with autism and their families. APPLE Consulting is proud to remain a local company established by Allison Lowy Apple PhD, BCBA-D, LMHC, LBA who has been an integral part of the
autism community in the area since 1996.

APPLE Consulting specializes in providing ABA treatment to individuals between 0-21 diagnosed with an autism
spectrum disorder (all levels) in our Bothell Clinic, as well as home and school-based services in King, Snohomish, and Kitsap Counties. To learn more, please visit https://www.apple-asd.com.  Additionally, APPLE’s Bothell Clinic is a proud member of the Integrated Developmental Center (IDC; www.idc-wa.com) with partners who provide psychological, speech and language, and occupational therapy services all in the same center.

Source: BHCOE


Categories: Autism

Tags: ABA Therapy, APPLE Consulting, Applied Behavior Analysis, BHCOE, Bothell, Washington


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