Murphy Harpst

Professional Affiliations, Licensure, and Regulations

The programs of Murphy-Harpst Children's Centers are nationally accredited by the Joint Commission. In its most recent survey, Murphy-Harpst’s score placed it in the top 10% of approximately 15,000 Joint Commission accredited healthcare organizations.

Although we try our best to resolve all concerns about resident/client care and safety, if you feel that your concern has not been adequately resolved after notification of all appropriate channels at Murphy-Harpst, you are encouraged to contact the Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring. Contact can be made by either calling (800) 994-6610 or e-mailing to: complaint@jcaho.org  

Murphy-Harpst is in a covenant relationship with the United Methodist Women national office and serve children and families without regard to religious affiliation, race, creed, or economic status.

North Georgia United Methodist Conference – Bringing Hope Into The World.

The programs of Murphy-Harpst are licensed by the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR), the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), and regulated by the Georgia Office of Regulatory Services (ORS).

Pre-doctoral Internship Program

The Harpst Campus residential treatment program offers a pre-doctoral internship program in affiliation with Argosy University.  This program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Memberships

Murphy-Harpst is a member of the following institutions:

American Association of Children’s Residential Centers (AACRC)

National Association of Children’s Behavioral Healthcare

Georgia Alliance of Treatment Providers

Therapeutic Foster Care Affiliations

Joint Commission accredited.

Although we try our best to resolve all concerns about resident/client care and safety, if you feel that your concern has not been adequately resolved after notification of all appropriate channels at Murphy-Harpst, you are encouraged to contact the Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring. Contact can be made by either calling (800) 994-6610 or e-mailing to: complaint@jcaho.org  

Foster Family-based Treatment Association (FFTA).

Many children who arrive at Murphy-Harpst have already been in 10-20 previous placement settings.