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Acorn Health News

    July 25, 2023

    Acorn Health’s Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) Reaccreditation Confirms Delivery of Best-in-Class ABA Therapy

    In early July, Acorn Health earned full accreditation for all of its 71 centers from the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE), extending its current accreditation for two more years. This marks Acorn Health’s third continuous accreditation since it was founded in 2018.   This independent… Read More

    February 10, 2023

    Increasing Access to Early Intervention for Black Families of Children with Autism

    Increasing Access to Early Intervention for Black Families of Children with Autism This Black History Month, Acorn Health honors the individuals who have paved the way to better understanding the disparities in care that Black families of children with autism are facing. We are committed, each and… Read More

    January 31, 2023

    Acorn Health’s Apprentice Program Supports Individuals Pursuing BCBA Certification

    At Acorn Health, one of the ways we live one of our core values of growth is by supporting our employees in working toward furthering their career in behavior analysis. Acorn Health has recently formalized the process of accruing supervised fieldwork for those seeking board… Read More

    January 3, 2023

    Celebrating 2022 — Acorn Health’s Year in Review

    Over the last four years, Acorn Health has been focused on helping children with autism live more meaningful lives and achieve their greatest potential. We are proud to offer hope to families when they are seeking solutions to help their children with autism, and in 2022, we’ve grown exponentially — making it possible to help more families than ever before. Acorn Health is growing in many ways, specifically by expanding our geographic footprint and also by hiring and nurturing our passionate team members. Read More

    July 27, 2022

    Acorn Health Achieves Approved Autism Evaluation Center Designation for Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network in Michigan

    When a family has been monitoring a child’s development and is starting to wonder if the child would benefit from an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) evaluation, the team at Acorn Health understands that process isn’t easy to understand, and can take a long time to coordinate. Acorn Health… Read More

    July 7, 2022

    Acorn Health is Sprouting Five New Locations Slated to Open in Mid-2022

    Every day, our community continues to uncover more about autism and how to better support families and individuals with autism. ABA therapy remains a constant and effective treatment option to consider, which is why Acorn Health continues to grow and expand across the United States.  As Acorn Health expands, one thing that stays the same is our commitment to the highest quality, most advanced ABA therapy services and practices. All our locations are Behavioral Health Center of Excellence® accredited, which means that every one of our facilities upholds the same, consistent high levels of care for our patients and their caregivers.You can expect streamlined processes, excellent service from our team members, progress measurement and reporting, collaboration with other providers, and a gentle and caring experience that puts your child first. Acorn Health continues to evaluate where ABA services are most needed, and plans to continue its growth trajectory to make it possible for families to receive quality health care, conveniently.  Read More

    February 14, 2022

    Acorn Health Announces Three New Locations Opening In Spring 2022

    Acorn Health recognizes the growing need for children to have convenient access to quality care. Early intervention is key for children with autism to be able to achieve their greatest potential in life. Today, Acorn Health is proud to add three new locations to its growing U.S. footprint, which now includes 60 total locations. The three newest locations are scheduled to open by the end of March and April of 2022. Read More

    January 3, 2022

    Watch Us Grow: Acorn Health’s Year in Review

    As we look back on 2021, we are incredibly moved and thankful for the progress our clients have made and the growth that Acorn Health has experienced. Most of all, it has been our honor to help more families and children across more communities than ever before.  As of the end of 2021, we have a total of 57 locations across seven states, all of which are accredited by the Behavioral Health Center of  Excellence®.  Acorn Health currently employs more than 1,200 qualified and passionate individuals who are committed to providing quality service to all clients and their families.  Read More

    December 29, 2021

    Fifteen Acorn Health Locations Achieve Full Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Accreditation

    Acorn Health is pleased to announce that 15 of its locations recently achieved Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) Accreditation®. The newly accredited centers join the rest of Acorn Health’s locations across seven states in achieving the distinction. BHCOE Accreditation® was made possible because of the hard work from several key Acorn Health team members, including: Kaitlin Watson, Cassy Davis, Gerardo Castillo, Julie Meter, Kate McKinney, Jenna Kokoski, and Kelti Owens. Acorn Health plans to renew BHCOE Accreditation® for all its facilities next year. Read More

    October 4, 2021

    We Keep Growing! Acorn Health Is Opening 5 New Locations

    The prevalence of autism continues to go up — in fact, since 2000, it’s increased more than 178%. That’s more families than ever before who need quality, effective ABA therapy to help their children reach their fullest potential in life. Acorn Health is proud to be able to continue to expand our network because access to services is very important for busy families and is critical for kids with ASD.  Read More

    September 27, 2021

    Clinical Systems Demonstrates Acorn Health’s Commitment to Pioneering Next Practices in ABA Therapy

    Acorn Health has proudly paved the way to provide families and children innovative and effective ABA therapy that enhances their lives. One specific way our core values have been on display recently is the creation and rollout of our Clinical Systems. Clinical systems are organized groups of practitioners at Acorn Health across the United States who create resources and processes dedicated to behavior analytic goals and functions within the organization. These are 10 active workstreams that demonstrate how our teams are committed to growth and teamwork. At its core, ABA therapy promotes ongoing research of the latest advancements in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) treatment. We are applying those principles in our Clinical Systems to provide the most advanced resources for our team of clinicians.   Read More

    August 17, 2021

    Meet Acorn Health’s Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Gregory Worthington

    Acorn Health identifies the industry’s best clinical professionals to join our team, who are passionate and knowledgeable about helping children with autism achieve meaningful goals to improve their lives and independence. One of our most recent additions to our clinical staff is Dr. Gregory Worthington, PSYD, BCBA-D, who is now available to diagnose children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other mental illness disorders in the Michigan area. This capability will ultimately speed up the process for which children can begin receiving treatment, which we know is a hurdle for many families. Families who receive an ASD diagnosis can then take that information to any provider in their area if/when they are ready to receive ABA services or other recommended treatments.  Read More

    May 7, 2021

    Acorn Health Is Opening 6 New Locations in 2021!

    Acorn Health is growing in and around markets where we already serve kids because of our mission to provide access to care to those in need.  Acorn Health projects the ability to serve an additional 160 families in the next 12 months with the expansion of these new locations. As our network grows, so does the ability to help children with autism, and many of them, sooner than they would have been able to receive treatment now that our locations are accessible. In each of these communities, clinicians will serve families in-center and in-home depending on their care needs.  Read More