Joint Commission Renames Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program to Behavioral Health Care and Human Services Accreditation

Published: 07/17/2020

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Behavioral Health

The Joint Commission is announcing a name change to their Behavioral Health Care (BHC) Accreditation program. To better reflect the scope of the program, TJC has renamed the program the Behavioral Health Care and Human Services Accreditation program.  The new name better reflects the fact that the program includes not only behavioral health services but also human services.

TJC has added close to 90 new and revised requirements related to child welfare services in the past year covering areas

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