Volunteer Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System has been accredited for a period of three years by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. This is the first accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System. Specific services within the Volunteer system that have been accredited are: Crisis and Information Call Centers , Crisis Intervention, Crisis Stabilization; Detoxification, Residential Treatment and Intensive Outpatient Treatment for substance use disorders; Out of Home Treatment for Children and Adolescents; and Outpatient Treatment.

This decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality

For more information about CARF please visit www.carf.org