System of Care: Promote policies, uniform guidelines, services and practices that support systems of care in communities that can be tailored to meet the unique strengths, resources, and needs of youth, families, and communities.
Child Centered Family Focused: Promote working in partnership with families to ensure that the assessment, design, delivery, and management of service is family driven.
Continuum of Care: Provide access to a continuum of assessment, early intervention, treatment, and transition services and supports in communities.
Integrate Services across Agencies: Integrate services and funding for youth and their families with designated care management to ensure multiple services are coordinated across agencies and evolve over time to meet the changing strengths and needs of children and their families.
Collaboration: Support open communication, active participation, and collaboration among CSA stakeholders across all sectors and at all levels on program and fiscal policy development and service development, delivery, and management.
Fiscal Accountability: Ensure fiscal accountability in that funds are spent effectively, efficiently, and equitably, maximizing the use of all local, state, federal and private funding streams.