The Center has been accredited by the Joint Commission since 1999 and was the first agency in the District of Columbia to obtain this prestigious credential.

The McClendon Center is thrilled to announce that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care and Human Services Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with the highest national standards for safety and quality of care. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a healthcare organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective behavioral health care.

“Receiving the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval means that we can proudly say that McClendon Center continues to be one of the most trusted names in DC’s behavioral health community,” said Sheandinita Dyson, McClendon Center’s President and CEO. “We are so proud of the McClendon staff who bring a deep commitment to making high-quality mental health care accessible to all. The work we do every day truly improves the health and quality of life for all the DC residents we serve. I’d like to especially recognize the leadership of Elizabeth Nevins, our Director of Compliance and Quality, who played a pivotal role in this great accomplishment.”

The Center has been accredited by the Joint Commission since 1999, and is the only behavioral health provider in the District of Columbia to maintain this prestigious credential for nearly 25 years.

For more information, please visit The Joint Commission website.

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