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Mission and Guiding Principles

Intermountain Centers (Intermountain) provides the highest quality, evidence-based health and human services to facilitate self-sufficiency for individuals in their own communities and cultural contexts. Intermountain strives to be a model for health and human service organizations.
Intermountain provides a variety of programs and support services to:

Children diagnosed with autism and/or specialized educational needs
Children and adolescents who are emotionally and/or behaviorally challenged
Children and adolescents transitioning from one care facility to another
Adolescents aging out of foster and group residential care to independent living
Adults who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness and/or developmental disabilities
Adults transitioning to independent living
Families of clients in need of parenting support and connection to community resources

Guiding Principles And Philosophy

The following statements are the core values that guide the Intermountain staff
Treatment Philosophy
Intermountain bases its approach on empirical behavioral principles.
Programs are flexible, individualized and built to maximize preventative and positive practices.
Programs promote the individual’s choice and participation in the treatment process.
Treatment processes include assessing individual skills, setting goals and devising strategies to attain set goals.
Intermountain strives to support members in their own families, homes and communities, wherever possible, through education, vocational training and family-based services.
Intermountain provides foster care, residential and other services to individuals needing a better alternative than remaining in their family, home or community.
Self-sufficiency, independence and self-management are implicit goals of the Intermountain programs.
Intermountain is committed to utilizing holistic services, when appropriate, rather than limiting to only clinical services.
Programs promote the integration of a variety of populations in a common therapeutic environment.
Staff personnel are dedicated to developing diversity and cultural competence in identifying and supporting cultural context related to individual needs, strengths and goals.
Programs are not restrictive to race, ethnicity, religion, gender or gender preference.
Quality of Programs
Intermountain is committed to enhancing the development of every individual receiving care within our services.
Intermountain has a small staff-to-individual ratio.
Intermountain staff personnel work consistently with members to apply program procedures.
Fiscal Responsibility
Intermountain programs are committed to fiscal integrity and cost effectiveness.
Intermountain programs are responsive to the needs and requirements of our referral and funding sources.
Innovation and Growth
All Intermountain programs are innovative and serve as national and international demonstration models from which organizations disseminate training materials.
Intermountain seeks to be the leader in the field of health and human services.
Intermountain's programs evolve through participation of staff and community.
Intermountain’s services are designed to facilitate a positive impact in the individual's life beyond the length of care provided at Intermountain.
Strategic Goals
Become the premier provider of human services for individuals and families in AZ.
Establish itself as a nationally recognized brand and leader of innovative thought following evidence-based models in human services.
Evolve into a sustainable organization (revenue diversity, risk management, and resource management).
Become an expert at employee recruitment and retention.
Be a leader in the evaluation of programs and administration to demonstrate effectiveness and efficiency.
Intermountain Centers
401 N. Bonita Ave
Tucson, AZ 85745

Phone: (520) 232-2900

Office Hours: 8am - 4pm
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