Our Purpose

I. Establish and maintain relationships with local, regional, state and national care management services and organizations. Foster more formalized partnerships with stakeholders in care management

II. Address legislative and regulatory issues

III. Maintain integrity of care management values in existing and new programs by offering guidance to funding sources, agencies and/or regulatory bodies about care management practice standards, core principles and values

IV. Define and seek to establish practice standards

V. Promote values and mission of care management with a focus on recipient empowerment, psychiatric rehabilitation and recognizing recovery as a process

VI. Enhance and reinforce the practice of care management skills which are based on a common perspective, functions, skills and knowledge base, focusing on similarity of needs and personal tailoring of responses to individuals.

VII. Promote care management as a unique field of practice requiring highest levels of integrity, creativity and human responsiveness practiced in partnership with those served