Support for the Family Unit
The Society believes that the family unit, in its varying forms, is the basic building block of society and actively supports the family’s efforts to meet the needs of its members.
Individual Rights, Growth, and Empowerment
The Society believes that all individuals have the capacity for positive change and growth. Wherever possible, it seeks to provide individualized services and safe and positive services which foster individual growth, development and positive self-esteem.
The Society recognizes and supports the fundamental rights of individuals. It believes that services that are voluntary, involve the clients, and employ the least intrusive method in the shortest period of time are most respectful of client rights.
The Society values people as its most important resource. It achieves its mission through the work of its volunteers and employees and strives to ensure they are adequately trained, supported and rewarded. The Society seeks opportunities to achieve congruence between individual and organizational goals and fosters the concept of teamwork.
The Society believes that an outcome orientation and feedback are essential to providing effective service. To achieve this service, the Society strives to monitor the effectiveness of its services through a regular survey of client satisfaction.