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Accreditations & Associations
THE JOINT COMMISSION
Center for Change is a Joint Commission-accredited hospital that is committed to providing high quality and safe care to our patients. If you have concerns about your care or the care of a family member, we would like to hear from you. You may contact us directly at 800.224.8250. We will ensure that your concerns are promptly directed to leadership. If you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed adequately, you may contact The Joint Commission at: Division of Accreditation Operations, Office of Quality Monitoring, The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, Telephone: 800-994-6610, Fax: 630-792-5636.
NORTHWEST ACCREDITATION COMMISSION
Center for Change's Cascade Mountain High School has been accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission since 2004. The Northwest Commission has member schools in states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and countries worldwide. CMHS is recognized for promoting and maintaining a well-balanced education program and for meeting or exceeding standards considered essential for quality education.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THERAPEUTIC SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS
The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) was created in January of 1999 to serve as a national resource for programs and professionals assisting young people beleaguered by emotional and behavioral difficulties. NATSAP publishes a directory annually to inform professionals, programs, and families about the many residential placement alternatives available to help struggling young people.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EATING DISORDER PROFESSIONALS
Established in 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals(iaedp) is today well recognized for its excellence in providing first-quality education and high-level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions, who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.
THE EATING DISORDER COALITION
The Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action is working in Washington, D.C., to increase awareness, educate policymakers, and promote understanding about the disabling and life-threatening effects of eating disorders. Our mission is to advance the federal recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority.
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU
The Better Business Bureau is a private agency formed in 1912. It operates in both Canada and the US. Its goal is to help consumers by publishing reports on the reliability of businesses, reducing fraudulent business activities, educating both companies and businesses about rights and responsibilities, providing information on charities, and resolving disputes.
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TRICARE offers comprehensive, affordable health coverage with several health plan options, a robust pharmacy benefit, dental options, special programs and demonstrations.
MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.
NATIONAL EATING DISORDER ASSOCIATION
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. We campaign for prevention, improved access to quality treatment, and increased research funding to better understand and treat eating disorders. We work with partners and volunteers to develop programs and tools to help everyone who seeks assistance.
EATING DISORDER HOPE - HONORARY PATRON
Eating Disorder Hope’s mission is to offer hope, information and resources to individual eating disorder sufferers, their family members and treatment providers. The organization began with the help and advice of colleagues, professors, and other organizations specializing in eating disorders. Eating Disorder Hope was founded in January, 2005.
For most people, the holiday season is a wonderful time of year. It is often a time of family reunion, socializing, and celebration – a time when families, friends, and coworkers come together to share good will and good food. Yet, for those who suffer with eating disorders, this is often the worst time of the year.