Awarded Accreditation from JCAHO

By demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization's national standards for health care quality and safety, Action Family Counseling, Inc. has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval.

"In becoming accredited, Action Family Counseling, Inc. was evaluated against a set of national standards by a Joint Commission surveyor experienced in the delivery of behavioral health care services" says Mary Cesare-Murphy, Ph.D., executive director, Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program, Joint Commission. "Achieving accreditation demonstrates Action's commitment to provide high and safe quality care."

Cary Quashen, CEO and Founder says accreditation shows that "we make a significant investment in quality on a day-to-day basis from the top down. We seek accreditation for our organization because we want to be the best and we view obtaining Joint Commission accreditation as another step towards excellence. “He notes that accreditation is attainable only through cooperation and communication among staff members.”Everyone at Action plays a vital role in working to meet the standards. It gives them a feeling of prestige to work in an accredited organization," says Cary Quashen. "They also appreciate the educational aspect of the survey and the opportunity to interact with the Joint Commission surveyor. Our Quality Report is available for viewing on-line at

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With drug and alcohol residential treatment locations in Santa Clarita, Piru, and Bakersfield; Intensive Drug and Alcohol Outpatient in Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Ventura, Pasadena, and Bakersfield, Action Family Counseling is here to help you.

For information regarding admission, intake, and services please call Action Family Counseling at (800) 367-8336.