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Why Choose The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission has been inspiring quality improvements in behavioral health care organizations for over 50 years. Discover how The Joint Commission can benefit your organization.


Learn about the types of behavioral health care organizations The Joint Commission serves and eligibility requirements that must be met by your organization.

Process and Pricing

Find practical answers to the most common questions about the accreditation process.

Our Standards

Curious to see how your organization measures up to Joint Commission behavioral health care performance standards? Learn more about the requirements for behavioral health care organizations and request a free trial of the standards.

Accreditation Options and Certification

The Joint Commission offers several accreditation and certification programs.  Whether you’re seeking accreditation across multiple disciplines or looking for a specialty certification, you’ll find options that meet your organization’s needs.

The Application Process

You’ve confirmed your eligibility, reviewed the process, and assessed the performance standards. Now commit to a culture of quality and safety by applying for behavioral health care accreditation.