Arc Broward Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation for Best-in-Class Programs

Jessica Kersey
February 16, 2016

CARF International announced that  Arc Broward has been accredited for a period of three years for its Behavioral Consultation, Child and Youth, Community Employment (Employment Supports and Job Development), Community Housing, Employee Development, Employment Skills Training, Respite, Transition, and Outpatient Treatment programs and services. The latest accreditation is the 11th consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to Arc Broward.

This accreditation 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. 

Arc Broward is a nonprofit organization with locations throughout Broward County.  It has been providing support to people with disabilities and life challenges since 1956.

CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process and continuous improvement services that center on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www.carf.org.

For additional information, contact  Jessica Rodriguez at (954) 793-9400. 

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