Mission and Vision and Values Statements
The program‘s mission is “Educating MFT students to provide effective and competent care to diverse families in local, national and international communities.
The program’s vision is that “MFT students will learn how to ‘make diverse families whole’. Families include; single parent, step, foster, intact, and families headed by grandparents from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
The program has adopted (LLU values) these five values as central to its view of education
COMPASSION—The sympathetic willingness to be engaged with the needs and sufferings of others. Among the most memorable depictions of compassion in Scripture is the story of the Good Samaritan.
INTEGRITY—The quality of living a unified life in which one's convictions are well-considered and match one's actions. Integrity encompasses honesty, authenticity, and trustworthiness.
EXCELLENCE—The commitment to exceed minimum standards and expectations.
FREEDOM—The competency and privilege to make informed and accountable choices and to respect the freedom of others. God has called us not to slavery but to freedom.
JUSTICE—The commitment to equality and to treat others fairly, renouncing all forms of unfair discrimination.