Tuesday's Children Long-Term Healing Model
MODULE 1: VISIONING AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Using the information from this outline, which will be the foundation of your organization, you can now create your mission and vision statements.
- Once you complete this exercise, you will be ready to learn how to assess your service population and develop programs.
- To proceed to Module 2: Assessing Service Populations and Program Development, click here.
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VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT
What do you do today? Who do you serve and why? What is the benefit?
How many people were impacted directly?
How many people were impacted indirectly?
Specify age groups in your service population and needs specific to those groups. This will help to understand themes and trajectories in trauma, grief and bereavement based on the ages of your service population.
Age Range 1:
Age Range 2:
Age Range 3:
What groups in your community have been impacted or should be involved? List key service populations, peripheral groups, service providers, partners and funders.
What are your guiding principles (any principle or precept that guides an organization throughout its life in all circumstances, irrespective of changes in its goals, strategies, type of work, or the top management)?
Consider how your guiding principles translate into your mission statement. Complete the following sentence to draft your organizational mission statement. My organization was founded to
What are your goals and objectives? List 3-5 brief, measurable and attainable goals. (Helpful words to start your goals and objectives with include: create, implement, employ, build, activate, advocate, support, provide, etc.)
Which of your goals are achievable in the short term (1-3 years)?
Which of your goals are more achievable in the longer timeframe? (3+ years)
How do you see your mission changing as your organization or service population develops?
Identify your foundation. Who are the key players in founding your organization?
What key staff positions are needed to seek out your mission?
What areas and individuals need to be present on your board?
What community partners would be most valuable? Check those who share your mission, fill unmet needs and have a long-term commitment.