Jasper County
Health Department
106 E. Edwards St.
Newton, IL 62448
HOURS:
Mon. - Fri.
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Late appointments for other services will be scheduled as needed.
PUBLIC HEALTH
(618) 783-4436

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
(618) 783-4154

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
(618) 783-5206
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BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIRECTOR'S NOTES

       Jasper County Health Department Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation


February 1, 2016 ó CARF International announced that the Jasper County Health Department has been accredited for a period of three years for its Outpatient Treatment: Mental Health (Adults) and Outpatient Treatment: Mental Health (Children and Adolescents) programs. The latest accreditation is the 4th consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to the Jasper County Health Department.


This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organizationís 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, accountable, and of the highest quality.
 

Jasper County Health Department is a not-for-profit organization with offices at 106 E. Edwards Street in Newton, IL. It has been providing outpatient behavioral health services in the Jasper County area since 1989.

CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www.carf.org

For additional information, contact Jeannie Johnson at 618-783-4154



 


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