The keywords at CART are Respect, Dignity and Collaboration
We believe in non-judgmental, collaborative, person-centered care, based on respect for the dignity of the individual. Our focus on individualized care means that we take your economic, cultural and spiritual background into account, as well as your values, developmental level, and interpersonal support systems.
We think that people have the right to accessible, cost-effective, high-quality mental health care including diagnosis, treatment, education, counseling, and coordination of services.
We take seriously our responsibility to respond to important public mental health issues that may affect the community.
We continually hold ourselves accountable to our goal of being responsive to the needs and concerns of everyone who seeks care, to be sensitive to the diverse identities of our clients and knowledgeable about the concerns specific to these identities.
We demonstrate a high level of professional commitment by supporting staff education, collegial relationships, peer review, and acceptance of accountability in our practices.