Membership 

NACBH members share a commitment to creating responsive systems of care for children and families dealing with emotional and behavioral disturbances. They are multi-service agencies with roots in the mental health, child welfare, education, and juvenile justice systems.

By becoming a member of NACBH, your voice will help impact future national trends, legislation, and issues that affect caring for children.

"Most importantly [NACBH] is the connection with other providers and members, who we would have never otherwise been able to partner with…" - Caelan Soma, Chief Clinical Officer, Starr Commonwealth

Membership Information:

NACBH welcomes membership from a wide range of organizations committed to advancing children's behavioral health. Review the listing below to determine the correct membership category for your organization:

Voting Members: 

Board-Eligible Members Nonprofit firms, facilities, organizations and corporations which are (i) accredited by The Joint Commission (formerly the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations), the Council on Accreditation (COA) pursuant to COA's residential treatment standards, or CARF International (formerly the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities); (ii) licensed by the State in which they operate to provide residential treatment and/or behavioral health services for children, adolescents and young adults; and (iii) provide appropriate and relevant services to children and/or families with, or at risk of, serious emotional or behavioral disturbances. 
Associate Members Nonprofit firms, facilities, organizations and corporations which are (i) licensed by the State in which they operate to provide residential treatment and/or behavioral health services for children, adolescents and young adults; and (ii) provide appropriate and relevant services to children and/or families with, or at risk of, serious emotional or behavioral disturbances. 

 
Corresponding Members:

Organization

Firms, facilities, organizations and corporations which support the purposes of the Association, but which are not behavioral health provider organizations.

Individual Individuals who support the purposes of the Association but who are not employed by behavioral health provider organizations.

 

Benefits:

Besides the invaluable resource of a collegial peer network, NACBH provides members ongoing educational resources, annual conferences, and public policy advocacy.
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Member Directory:

Our members are visionary leaders in children’s behavioral health. They are mission-oriented, located across the United States, and dedicated to the mission of helping children.
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Membership Application:

Click here to apply for membership online today. Note, voting members will need to be prepared with licensing and accreditation documents, and will also be asked to identify annual revenues in order to calculate annual dues (Click here for an overview of voting member dues rates for 2021.)