- Describe the key benefits to becoming nationally accredited
- Understand how to identify applicable accreditation standards for your programs/services
- Effective and efficient use of your organization's resources
- Understand what accreditation surveyors look for while onsite, even the very small things and identify common accreditation preparation challenges and how to avoid them
Presenter: Jennifer Flowers, MBA, Founder & CEO, Accreditation Guru, Inc.
Jennifer Flowers, MBA, a nationally renowned expert in the accreditation arena, is the founder and CEO of Accreditation Guru, Inc. Jennifer and her team assist behavioral health and human service organizations across North America to achieve and maintain national accreditation. In addition to accreditation, Jennifer's expertise includes long-term strategic planning, risk management strategies, quality improvement program design, and board and policy development. Prior to founding Accreditation Guru in 2009, she served as the Director of Accreditation Commission at the Council on Accreditation (COA). Certified in Nonprofit Board Education by BoardSource, she is a regular speaker at state and national conferences.