Dignity

 treating each person as a unique individual created in God’s image with innate value.

Justice

 advocating for those without a voice.

Trauma Informed Care

providing healing environments focused on physical, emotional and spiritual needs for individuals with histories of abuse and neglect of all kinds.

Authentic Relationship

valuing long term relationships built on unconditional positive regard, healthy boundaries, and the belief that love is a process rather than an event. Relationships are the foundation for social skills training and discipline.

 Education

ensuring access to appropriate education and vocational training.

Empowerment

 seeking to increase autonomy, overcome powerlessness, and recognize community resources and opportunities.

Collaboration

partnering with the community and each child’s family system.