Key Connections Achieves Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Accreditation

Key Connections Achieves Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Accreditation

Key Connections ABA Services, LLC Earns BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation

Receiving National Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement

Chelmsford, MA – BHCOE Accreditation has recognized Key Connections ABA Services, LLC with a Preliminary 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 promote systems that enhance these areas. BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation occurs for newer organizations or organizations preparing to meet full accreditation review within a year, prior to a full evaluation. This consists of a high-level review of organizational systems to identify areas for improvement prior to growth.

BHCOE Accreditation and BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation are the only applied behavior analysis (ABA)-specific accreditations. Acting as a 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 standards.

“At Key Connections ABA Services, LLC, we believe that everyone has the power to learn and change,” said Managing Director and Chief Operations Officer, Leanne Bragdon. “We are honored to receive the BHCOE Preliminary Accreditation because we strive to deliver effective, creative, and evidence-based supports. As we grow, our agency will continue to provide children, adolescents, and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental challenges the tools necessary to participate and thrive in our rapidly changing world.”

About BHCOE Accreditation and Preliminary Accreditation

BHCOE Accreditation is a 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 subject-matter experts developed to measure effective applied behavior analysis services. The Preliminary Accreditation audit process consists of an interview, document review and systems analysis. The Preliminary Accreditation can also be used by providers looking to prepare for full accreditation within the next year as a way to prepare for the larger survey. For more information, visit

About Key Connections ABA Services, LLC

At Key Connections ABA Services, LLC, we specialize in working with individuals whose challenges can be medically complex, have a dual diagnosis, have experienced trauma, and have co-existing mental health challenges. To address their issues, we offer solutions-based treatment and programs and strive to strengthen their support system. With our ABA Services in Greater Boston and center-based services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, we help our clients learn self-reflection, self-regulation protocols, and adaptive social skills that are useful in their daily lives. We believe that everyone has the potential to be their best selves with effective self-management skills. Thus, we treat our clients and their families as our collaborators in finding effective ways for them to deal with their issues. Our licensed and well-trained professionals do not only assist our clients, but we also provide their loved ones and caregivers the support that they need to deal with the challenges that they may face as they help their loved ones.

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