Shoreline Center for Eating Disorders Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

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Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment proudly announces its Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Treatment programs have been awarded its third consecutive Three-Year Accreditation based on a rigorous onsite review by CARF International, a highly respected independent accrediting body.

Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment announced that the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has awarded its outpatient programs with a Three-Year accreditation. This decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organizations substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable and accountable and of the highest quality.

Surveyor Robert Berding, Esq., M.S., LMHC, CRC, said, "This organization has exceptional leadership that provides an exemplary level of guidance in service delivery. This executive leadership is in addition to the regular ongoing supervision provided by the other senior staff. It includes articles that have been authored by the executive director who is well established as a subject matter expert in this field.This extra initiative has an energizing effect on staff and creates a culture that continually strives for excellence in individual client outcomes and organizational reputation in the community."

Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment has locations in both Los Angeles County and Orange County, California with a unique Transitional Living home located in Long Beach, California. Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment offers a variety of programs to assist clients in their recovery from the devastating impact of all forms of eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders. All locations offer comprehensive Partial Hospitalization Day Treatment and a morning and evening Intensive Outpatient Program. Shoreline's unique Transitional Living Home (Satori House) offers clients opportunities to practice their recovery while integrating back into real world responsibilities.

The environment is structured and supportive, and promotes the development of life skills that will assist in the prevention of relapse. With the mortality rate of eating disorders being approximately 10%, comprehensive and evidence based services lead to a higher quality of care and translate into a higher rate of recovery. Rachel Levi, Executive Director and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist said, “ I am so proud of our staffs commitment to excellence and our continued desire to provide individualized eating disorder treatment that meets the needs of our clients’. We will continue to monitor quality and establish meaningful outcomes and measures. In this time of Healthcare Reform and the accompanying uncertainty, we felt a strong desire to join with CARF in establishing ourselves as a leader in Eating Disorder Treatment.”

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The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation (CARF) is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value and optimal outcomes of services that centers on enhancing the lives of persons served.

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