Standards Committee Guidelines

The ACQ Standards Committee is charged with developing accreditation standards that are:

  • Designed to promote quality and rigor for healthcare organizations providing ABA services to individuals with ASD.

  • Informed and valued by multiple stakeholders representing the various parties impacted by services.

  • Based in evidence when possible and logically considered when the evidence is unknown.

  • Capable of accommodating various organization types, sizes, settings, and treatment models.

  • Reasonable and feasible for organizations to achieve, maintain, and document.

  • Flexible to accommodate innovations and differing pathways to deliver effective services to patients.

ACQ Standards Committee (2022-2023)