At David & Margaret...
Services are delivered according to the highest standards of professionalism. We maintain a safe and nurturing physical and emotional environment in which to live, learn and grow. By doing so, we create and maintain a model of service in which we share, change and lead by these vitally important values and ideals:
Respect diversity of opinions, value cultural ideas, focus on strengths, listen, work to resolve differences with dignity, respond in a timely manner
Model expectations, perform duties under guidelines of "best practices", honest discussion of issues, openness, fiscal responsibility
Teach through instruction and role modeling, teach and encourage making wise choices, empower self-determination, instill desires to be a life-long learner
Choice and Accountability
Value ability to choose, ensure active participation in treatment planning, understand and follow accepted agency policies and procedures, be accountable for choices, hold self and others accountable
Together there is strength, no one is alone, each voice is important, listen to all sides of an issue and help make united decisions, foster open communication, develop and sustain positive family and community connections
Develop a safe, caring environment and communication patterns
Learn by teaching others, heal by helping others
Philosophy of Care
David & Margaret’s programs are built around a person-centered philosophy recognizing that every person is wonderfully unique. We believe those we serve are the experts and key decision makers in their recovery process and our mission is to support them in their life’s journey by working collaboratively with them, their community, and their family supports and resources. We do this, remaining committed to the important core values upon which we were founded. Among the most important of these are integrity, mutual respect, knowledge, teamwork, choice and accountability, safety and service.
David & Margaret Youth and Family Services empowers children, youth and families through culturally diverse services that foster emotional, educational, spiritual and identity development.
David & Margaret remains committed to the important core values upon which we were founded. Among the most important of these are integrity, mutual respect, knowledge, teamwork, choice and accountability, safety and service.
It is vital that we not only utilize these values as guideposts and encourage others to do likewise, but that we also incorporate the following beliefs in our service delivery:
- Every individual is of great value and worth
- Every individual has the right to love and be loved
- Every individual has strengths
- Every individual has the right to be cared for with dignity at all times
- Every individual has the right and freedom to make choices
- Every individual had the right and responsibility to actively partner in the personal development process