Center receives 3-year accreditation

From Staff Reports

   The Tennessee Rehabilitation Center at Elizabethton has received a three-year accreditation for the job development programs of its Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation Services, according to a news release from the Tennessee Department of Human Services.
   The latest accreditation -- given by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) -- is the third consecutive three-year accreditation outcome that TRC Elizabethton has received.
   The accreditation outcome represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization's substantial conformance to standards established by the Commission, according to the release.
   TRC Elizabethton is a nonprofit organization that has been providing vocational evaluation services, employee development services and community employment: job development in the Tri-Cities area since 1962.
   The Commission is an independent accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value and optimal outcomes of services through the accreditation process.
   Founded in 1966, CARF establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services.