Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center

RISE Behavioral Health and Wellness holds a certification with the Department of Human Services to be considered a Certified Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center as defined by 59 Illinois Administrative Code, Department of Human Services Part 132. This certification hold RISE to rigorous standards set forth by the Department of Human Services Division of Mental Health in order to ensure persons served are receiving quality treatment. 

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF International)

RISE Behavioral Health and Wellness demonstrates current accreditation status through the Standards Manual and Interpretive Guidelines for Behavioral Health as released by CARF International. RISE has been accredited with CARF International since 1997 and has received three-year accreditations since first becoming an accredited agency.  

CARF International is a private, non-profit organization that provides accreditation surveys, workshops, and conferences, in effort to promote quality and optimal outcomes of services for behavioral health programs. CARF International releases a Behavioral Health Standards Manual annually, to which RISE policies, procedures, and practices must comply, in order to ensure all persons served are receiving effective treatment.  

The Standards Manual and Interpretive Guidelines for Behavioral Health includes standards related to leadership, financial planning and management, health and safety, human resources, technology, rights of persons served, performance management and measurement, as well as standards specifically related to every service provided by the agency. These standards are incorporated into RISE’s policies and procedures and are reviewed annually, per CARF standards, to ensure compliance. Once new policies and procedures are approved, they are immediately implemented to ensure upmost compliance with incorporating and implementing new standards.