Accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)

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UC Davis Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), which recognizes a long-standing commitment to providing the highest levels of quality care to the community we serve, and the same high level of conduct in our business practices.

Status as an accredited organization means that SHCS has passed a series of rigorous and nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care, set by the AAAHC. Over 5000 ambulatory health care organizations across the United States have achieved accreditation by the AAAHC, and undergo an extensive on-site, peer-based survey of its facilities and services.

Our accreditation status provides an extra measure of confidence to our students. We are proud to have met the challenge of accreditation, and intend to consistently uphold the principles of quality improvement and quality care in the future.

We are pleased to announce that SHCS was granted another 3-year accreditation by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC), effective through March 1, 2021. In addition, SHCS was also granted Medical Home certification for the same 3 year period.

Accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS)

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In addition to AAAHC Accreditation, SHCS Mental Health Services is also accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).

Psychology Internship Program Accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)

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SHCS Counseling Services Psychology Internship Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Both the Psychology Internship and Postdoctoral Programs are members of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies (ACCTA).

Requesting Public Information

Requests for public information presentations or reporting of pertinent and valid information may be communicated in writing or by telephone to AAAHC, IACS or APA at the following addresses and telephone numbers:

  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC)
    5250 Old Orchard Road, Suite 200
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Telephone: (847) 853-6060
    Fax: (847) 853-9028
  • International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. (IACS)
    101 South Whiting Street, Suite 211
    Alexandria, VA 22304
    Telephone: (703) 823-9840
    Fax: (703) 823-9843
  • Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
    Educational Directorate
    American Psychological Association

    750 First Street NE
    Washington, DC 20002
    Telephone: (202) 336-5979
    Fax: (202) 336-5978

Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: 
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation 
American Psychological Association 
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 
Phone: (202) 336-5979