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OUR approach

We approach our work with sensitivity, understanding that many of those we serve may have faced hardships and challenges that have left emotional and psychological scars. Furthermore, by engaging 'trauma-informed' and culturally responsive practices, we acknowledge the profound impact that traumatic experiences can have on children, youth, and families. Our approach is rooted in an evidence-based framework that recognizes and addresses the impacts of trauma by ensuring that our interventions promote healing and resilience.


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Our mission is to provide culturally responsive, trauma-informed services that empower children, youth, and families to heal from adversity and reach their full potential. 


In a world where every child, youth, and family has access to the support they need, CRSD envisions a future where communities are transformed through understanding, compassion, and resilience. Our vision is a society where cultural responsiveness and trauma-informed care are not just services, but fundamental pillars of every community, ensuring that all individuals can heal from adversity, embrace their unique backgrounds, and thrive to their utmost potential.

Values and Beliefs

  • Integrity and Accountability:  We are committed to building trusting relationships with our communities through intentional practices of integrity and accountability.

  • Strong Communities: We listen to and amplify the voices and experiences of children, youth, families, and communities, empowering them with a strength-based perspective.

  • Empathy and Compassion:  We approach our clients with warmth, support, and acceptance, meeting them where they are and demonstrating empathy and compassion in our interactions.

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