Affiliations & Partnerships

Hillside is very proud of our affiliations and accreditations.


DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Program™

Hillside® is honored to be the first child and adolescent residential treatment facility awarded the highly coveted and professionally respected DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Program™( The DBT-Linehan Board of Certification is an international organization devoted to ensuring programs and individuals offering Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) meet rigorous standards and demonstrate adherence to this evidence-based treatment model. Program certification confirms Hillside’s commitment to provide DBT effectively and with fidelity as developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan and colleagues.


Humana Military and TRICARE

Hillside is proud to serve children of our active duty military members and veterans as a Tricare provider. Tricare is managed by Humana Military and we are partnered with them to provide Residential, “Experience DBT Day Program” (PHP), and Intensive Outpatient Programming (IOP). Contact Admissions to find out more.


The Joint Commission

Joint Commission accreditation is recognized internationally as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality care. The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance. Report concerns. If you have concerns about the safety or quality of care at Hillside, you may call the Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring.



Since 1999 the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs has been the trade association representing residential treatment centers, therapeutic boarding schools, and wilderness programs that help troubled teens, young adults and their families. With many success stories, NATSAP has nearly 160 member schools and programs that treat 5000 adolescents and young adults annually.



The National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Affiliates (NBCC) is the premier credentialing body for counselors, ensuring that counselors who become board certified have achieved the highest standard of practice through education, examination, supervision, experience, and ethical guidelines.

Hillside® has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6948. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified Hillside® is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


United Way

United Way partners with organizations that share our view that the way to improve lives is by mobilizing the caring power of communities. Their long-term commitments are essential to addressing key social issues, such as helping children and youth achieve through education, promoting financial stability and independence,and improving people’s health.



The Multi-Agency Alliance for Children is a collaborative of eight non-profit behavioral health care providers united to serve children and families and is committed to creating innovative approaches that advance life-changing results for Georgia’s at risk youth and families.



Cognia is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits primary and secondary schools throughout the United States and internationally. Founded in 2006, formerly known as AdvancEDCognia represents more than 36,000 institutions with a total of 25 million students and 5 million educators in about 80 counties.



Atlanta Public Schools partners enable APS to connect the needs of the schools with the intellectual and financial resources of the community. Mentoring and tutoring, volunteering, internships, financial contributions and in-kind donations are just a few ways that partners significantly impact student achievement.



The Fulton County Human Services Grant program bridges the gap in direct government services by supporting established community based nonprofit organizations throughout Fulton County that support the Department’s mission.


Fulton County

Hillside is a proud awardee of the Fulton County Community Services Program, bringing together nonprofit service providers, community-based organizations, churches, citizens, private sector and other local governments to address the issues related to Fulton County residents.


GuideStar USA, Inc.

GuideStar USA, Inc. is an information service specializing in reporting on U.S. nonprofit companies. By committing to a culture of openness regarding our finances and operations, we have achieved Silver status, placing Hillside in the top 1% of organizations listed in GuideStar.