Core Values

  • We believe in the inherent worth and potential of children and families.
  • We believe in a safe and nurturing environment for children and families.
  • We believe that quality leadership by children and family service agencies is essential in a society that needs to be sensitive to children and families.
  • We believe in a full spectrum of quality treatment services for children and families, including prevention, early intervention, out-of-home care, and aftercare.
  • We believe in working collectively and collaboratively both inside and outside the Association and in the value of cultural and philosophical diversity.
  • We believe in adequate resources as a public priority and in the value of the public/private partnership to meet the needs of children and families.