HSM 230 Instructor: Nicole Ellis
by Cynthia Mead
You have just been appointed the director of a new human service organization ( a behavioral health clinic, for example). As the director, one of your first tasks is to draft a mission statement and a values statement for your organization. As your organization grows, your stakeholders will provide their input and help shape these statements. •Write a 1050 to 1400 word paper in APA format containing the following elements: Description of organization. What services does the organization provide? Who is the clientele? Is it a for-profit or non-profit organization? Mission statement: What is organization’s mission statement? How will the mission statement support the ethical system? What message does the mission statement send to the community? Values statement: What is the organization’s values statement? How will these values inspire action and influence behavior? How do these values relate to the organization’s mission? •Post your completed paper as an attachment.
Assignment: Building an Ethical Organization Part 2
Resources: Appendix A
Write a 2,100 to 2,800 word paper in APA format containing the following: •Introduction
•Description of the organization: Expand and incorporate feedback from Building an Ethical Organization Part 1 •Mission statement: Expand and incorporate feedback fro Building an Ethical Organization Part 1 •Values statement: Expand and incorporate feedback from Building an Ethical Organization Part 1 •Code of Ethics: List your organization’s code of ethics, with a minimum of 10 items. How does the code inspire a tangible outcome from employee’s? How is it related to the mission and values of the organization? •Organizational culture: What type of culture do you plan to foster and how? Who will the culture institutionalize the organization’s values? •Leadership: What approach to leadership will you take? How will you develop and maintain organizational culture as a leader? What is you moral responsibility as a leader? •Oversight: How will you measure your organization’s performance in maintaining an ethical standard? What structures or systems will you put in place oversight? •Conclusion
•Use a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources
•Post your completed project an attachment
We at New Visions are a non-profit corporation serving adults and children with developmental disabilities. New Visions offer a Supported Living program which assists individuals with developmental disabilities live in the community as independently as possible. New Visions offer an array of service choices including supervised apartment living, foster care, companion living, shared care and in-home support. Our highest priority is to provide service to meet the needs of our clientele. Hopefully the mission statement would provide the type of organization we would become. The mission statement provides a basis to how our company would conduct business. Within New Visions one of the services provided are supervised apartment living, which means that our employees will come to the clienteles’ home and assist them anyway necessary to improve their living skills. Another service offered at New Visions’ would be shared care and in-home support. We provide a team of paraprofessionals who assist the clientele and their family members in dealing with issues such as navigating through the medical maze of doctors, hospitals, treatments, medications and much, much more (Share the Care, 2011). Our caregivers are professional, enthusiastic, and compassionate persons. Our in-home program of support offers many benefits such as: •Dependability of Service
•Continuity of Caregivers
•Peace of Mind for the Family
•Quality of Life for our Clients
•Independent Living at Home (Senior Helpers Caring In-Home Companions, 2011) At New Visions we...