Values and Beliefs

Values and Beliefs


What we believe about children and youth:

  • All children are entitled to a safe childhood that supports their growth & development.
  • All children have strengths, capabilities, and inherent self-worth, and should be treated with dignity and respect.

What we believe about ourselves and how we do our work:

  • Providing opportunities for personal growth & professional development is a high priority.
  • Collaborating and sharing information allows us to improve the quality of services to our diverse populations.
  • We strive to create a climate of trust, openness, and respect in our meetings and in our work.
  • We engage in unified efforts to improve services and organize ourselves around common causes to enhance our effectiveness.
  • We make decisions by consensus, and will not undertake projects or tasks, which we cannot unite behind.