CARF Accreditation


CARF Accreditation

It is a requirement of both the Ministry for Children and Family Development and Community Living BC that CBI be accredited by a pre-authorized international accreditation organization. CBI Consultants is a CARF accredited agency. We are accredited in:

  • Community Employment Services – Job Development (ASD-A)
  • Community Employment Services – Employment Supports (ASD-A)
  • Behavioural Consultation Services
  • Behavioural Consultation Services (Children and Adolescents)
  • Supports for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Supports for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Children and Youth Services

The CBI CARF Survey Report June 2014 summary noted “On balance, CBI is in substantial conformance to CARF standards. The organization has exhibited clear strengths in services provided in both community employment and behavioural consultation. Many current concepts are fully embraced and implemented in a practical and functional manner. It is noted that technology is utilized on many levels, which has greatly enhanced how services are presented to persons served and trainees. Furthermore, as stated above, evidence-based practices are utilized on many levels with much quantitative data being generated. Services are greatly valued both by those who receive them and funding sources.” The areas where recommendations were made, CBI has implemented the necessary improvement’s.

CBI Consultants received its second three-year CARF accreditation in June 2017. The Survey Report noted ”On balance, it is clear that CBI provides excellent services to the persons served. Its’ commitment to a well-trained staff and to providing evidence-based practices has helped define it as a well-respected service provider. The funding sources, families and persons served all report a high level of satisfaction with the services they receive.” CBI will partake in their third CARF accreditation in June 2020.

What is CARF?

CARF is the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. It is an independent non-profit organization focused on developing standards of quality and providing accreditation standards to organizations worldwide. Providers that meet their standards have demonstrated their commitment to being among the best available.

CARF Core Values

CARF believes in the following core values:

  • All people have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.
  • All people should have access to needed services that achieve optimum outcomes.
  • All people should be empowered to exercise informed choice.

CARF’s accreditation, research, continuous improvement services, and educational activities are conducted in accordance with these core values and with the utmost integrity.

For more information:

For more information on CARF please contact Mike Bote, Executive Director, at

Please also visit CARF Canada for more information.

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