To Inquire About REDC Membership for your Organization

  1. Fill out the membership application here and email it to
  2. Review and ensure compliance with REDC Standards below:

As a condition of membership in REDC, an eating disorder treatment program agrees to:

  • Conduct medical/nursing, psychological, psychiatric, and nutritional assessments within 72 hours of admission to 24/7 care, within 1 week in PHP and as appropriate in IOP
  • Maintain appropriate licensure per applicable law
  • Maintain continuous clinical staffing by licensed staff or trainees under the direct supervision of licensed staff
  • Provide for a multidisciplinary team treatment approach with psychiatric, psychotherapeutic, nutritional, and medical staff
  • Complete a multidisciplinary treatment plan within 1 week of admission
  • Provide weekly (at minimum) visits by each member of the treatment team
  • For 24/7 programs, ensure supervision of residents 24 hours a day by trained program staff
  • For 24/7 programs, ensure nursing services on-site and medical staff accessibility 24/7
  • Ensure supervision of all meals and snacks by trained program staff
  • Communicate a thorough discharge plan to the individual, family and receiving team upon discharge, after necessary permission to release information is obtained
  • Admit only patients the program can adequately treat given psychotherapy, nutrition, medical and nursing resources, as applicable
  • Maintain accreditation by The Joint Commission or CARF, meeting or exceeding the eating disorder specific accreditation standards

See here for more information on REDC Standards of Excellence Project (STEP) materials.

If you have any questions about the process please email