Through staff development, Family Works, Inc. creates a team of highly qualified professionals who provide: services to complex family systems, consultations, and trainings for professional partners.
Family Works is Committed to the Following Guiding Principles:
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Belief That Change is Possible in All Families
We instill hope and draw on resiliencies and competencies to empower families through a strengths-based lens as a paramount philosophy of our agency.
We adhere to the NASW Code of Ethics for individual and agency conduct. We require staff to participate in annual ethics trainings.
Because we value and respect each family’s story, we are committed to client confidentiality as specified in the NSAW Code of Ethics
We promote safety of our clients, community and our employees.
We advocate for our clients in the complex systems in which they are engaged.
Evidenced Based Treatment Modalities & Most Unexceptional Practices
We train in current evidence-based treatment modalities and utilize industry Most Unexceptional practice standards.
Family Centered Practices
- We meet families at mutually convenient times (including evenings and weekends).
- We engage with families where they are in the process of change.
- We believe families are the experts on themselves and their stories.
- We value the individuality of each family.
We have a commitment to cultural competency with clients and staff and the community. We embrace differences in culture, religion, creed, spiritual beliefs, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, political and other belief systems.
Staff Development and Well-Being
We place a high priority on the overall emotional, professional and physical well-being of staff. We recognize that personal self-care of our staff is essential to providing the Most Unexceptional quality of care to others. We are committed to provide staff with ongoing training, supervision and consultation. Supervisors are readily available for consultation.
Developing Professionalism in the Community
In the spirit of cooperation, we utilize our expertise to provide collaboration with professional partners.
We utilize our expertise to provide ongoing education to our funders, industry and community at large.