History and Purpose<br />Course<br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
Outline:<br />Purpose, Values, Mission, Vision<br />History<br />Manito Defined<br />Top 10 Responsibilities of the Manito Community<br />Manito’s Organizational Beliefs<br />Conditions of Quality<br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
“Centers for Innovative Learning”<br /> <br />PURPOSE<br />“Creating relationships and learning experiences that make a difference.” <br /> <br />VALUES<br />Integrity<br />Commitment<br />Interconnectedness<br />InnovationJustice <br /> <br />MISSION<br />“To develop and/or provide quality and innovative services to people with psychosocial, educational, and vocational needs, creating an enhanced quality of life and social responsibility.”<br /> <br />VISION<br />"Manito is the premier provider of non-traditional learning opportunities. We create possibilities by developing innovative services, providing outcomes based measurable results, and creatively building partnerships with others."<br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
History<br /> <br />1979 – Began Manito Day Treatment Service under the auspices of Community Action Programs of Franklin County<br />1981 – Incorporated as Manito, Inc., a private, non-profit organization<br />1984 – Began a Community Residential Rehabilitation Program (CRRS) for adult male offenders – closed 1986<br />1987 – Began Day Treatment Program- Adams County<br /> Began Correctional Education Programs- Franklin and Adams County Prisons<br />1988- Began Day Treatment Program – York County<br />1990 – Became licensed as a Drug and Alcohol Outpatient Center <br />Began Family Therapy Services<br />Began Day Treatment- Franklin Co- Brown’s Mill Center<br />1991 – Purchased Madison Avenue School for York County Day Treatment<br />1992 – Began the Alternative High School in Franklin Co.<br />1993 – Began Evening Intensive Program- York County<br />1994 – Began Day Treatment- Fulton Co.<br />Began Family Preservation Services- Adams Co.<br />1995 – Built the Alpine Tower<br />Began the HOPE Classroom – Chambersburg Middle School<br />1996 – Began School Based Counseling Services<br />1997 – Began Evening Intensive Program – Franklin Co.<br />HOPE Classroom – Tuscarora School District (closed 2005)<br />1998 – Began Family Preservation Services – York Co.<br />HOPE Classroom – Gettysburg School District<br />Began Alternative Education Program – York Co.<br />Purchased Bradley Academy for York Alternative Ed<br />1999 – HOPE Classroom – Littlestown<br />Began York County J.U.M.P. Program<br />2000 – HOPE Classroom – New Oxford<br />Purchased Gettysburg Center<br />2001 – Began Birdsboro Center – Berks Co.<br />HOPE Classroom – Spring Grove<br />Built Team Development Course, Giant Swing, Flying Squirrel<br />Purchased Psychological Center- Chambersburg, PA<br />Began Adams Co. J.U.M.P. Program<br />2002 – Became Licensed as Mental Health Provider/FBMH<br />Began Wrap-Around Services<br />Began Nittany Valley Center – Centre Co.<br />Began HOPE Classroom – Fulton Co. (closed 2005)<br />Began Franklin Co. J.U.M.P. Program<br />
History<br /> <br />2003 – Began Red Lion HOPE<br />Began Special Education Treatment Program (SETP)<br />Began Off Campus Suspension School (OCS)<br />Crossings became a partner with Manito, Inc.<br />2004 – Began Drug and Alcohol Services – Punxsutawney<br />Began HOPE Elementary at new Gettysburg Center<br />Began Alternative Education Center – Cumberland Co.<br />Began Student Assistant Program – Franklin & Fulton Counties<br />2005 – Began In-School Suspension Program – Brookville, PA<br />Began HOPE Classroom, Martinsburg High School – West Virginia<br />Began HOPE Classroom, Potomac Valley Center – Petersburg, West Virginia<br />2006 – Began Alternative Education Center – Dauphin Co.<br />E.S.C.A.P.E. Center became a partner with Manito, Inc.<br />Began Alternative Education Center – Huntingdon Co.<br />2007 – <br />2008 – <br />2009 – <br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
Is a term used by the Delaware Indians to describe a “Spiritual guardian” who provided guidance and protection to the adult braves. It is the mission of Manito to provide guidance, direction, and skill development to individuals that will assist them in being successful and socially responsible members of society.<br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
Top 10 Responsibilities of the Manito Community<br /> <br />1. Courage to Inspire Others<br />Create HOPE and possibilities. People are inspired to do what they do well by the love they feel for what they do, by the people with whom they share tasks and relationships, and by their commitment to being of service to others. We are all leaders, and leaders inspire by modeling the way for others.<br /> <br />2. Authenticity <br />Live the Manito Core Values and Guiding Principles. Create perfect alignment between what we think, what we say, what we feel, and what we do.<br /> <br />3. Service <br />Make a difference in the world. We are all here to serve and create abundance for others. Be a servant in the community, a steward of Mother Earth, and an instrument of change for individuals. Work to eliminate social injustice, violence, poverty, inequality, a lack of civility, and fear.<br /> <br />4. Mastery <br />Be the best! Undertake whatever you do to the highest standards of which you are capable. Mastery is possessing a commitment to do what it takes to be the best in whatever we do, being devoted to continuous personal and professional improvement, and polishing one’s skills, competencies and practices. Mastery embodies a commitment to excellence in everything one does. “Good is the enemy of Great!” <br /> <br />5. Build Relationships<br />Everything meaningful in life comes through relationships. Relate so well with others that they actively seek to associate themselves with you. Relationships are dependent on listening to the thoughts, feelings, and perspectives of others because to relate well with them, we must first understand them. Building strong relationships includes placing a high value on harmonious interactions with others and taking the initiative to repair, maintain, and build friendships. The cornerstones of relationship building are truth-telling and promise keeping. <br /> <br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
Top 10 Responsibilities of the Manito Community<br /> <br /> <br />6. Sacredness<br />When we view everything as sacred it creates a whole new meaning of value. People are sacred. The planet is sacred. Resources are sacred. Our spirits are sacred.<br /> <br />7. Teamwork <br />We are all part of one unified and interconnected system. We are connected to a team, a program, an organization, a community, a universe. Together we create a unified vision, define expectations, and celebrate our successes. “Many tribes, one drum!” <br /> <br />8. Passion <br />Create Exceptional Learning Experiences – Find your passion and let it come alive. Create exciting learning experiences that focus on meeting the quality, relevance and value expected by students, clients and the community. <br /> <br />9. Professionalism <br />Establish professional boundaries and influence others through your example. Model professional behavior, dress, and language.<br /> <br />10. Learning <br />You are responsible for your own career – Seek professional development opportunities, find a mentor, and build relationships. Remove yourself from the blame game of everything wrong with your life is someone else’s fault. The only person you can control is yourself! <br /> <br /> <br />-Bob Whitmore<br />August 23, 2004<br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
Organizational Beliefs<br />A Safe Place<br />We believe in creating an atmosphere that is emotionally and physically safe.<br />We believe in creating small, interpersonal environments that promote mutual support, trust, and respect.<br />We believe in social responsibility, mutual accountability and acceptance of individual differences.<br />We believe in working together to solve problems.<br />A Caring Place<br />We believe that learning occurs through the development of meaningful relationships.<br />We believe we are all interconnected to each other and the community.<br />We believe we achieve more by utilizing a team approach.<br />We believe in designing learning opportunities that are relevant and needs satisfying.<br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
Organizational Beliefs<br />A Learning Place<br />We believe individuals learn continuously throughout their lifetime through self-evaluation and development.<br />We believe in setting high standards for achievement and performance.<br />We believe in continuous improvement because “good enough never is.”<br />We believe in learning approaches that are useful and innovative.<br />A Fun Place<br />We believe in the celebration of individual and team successes.<br />We believe in living the FISH Philosophy: “Play, Be There, Make Their Day, and Choose Your Attitude.”<br />We believe learning occurs through active involvement.<br />We believe connections are developed through humor.<br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
Conditions of Quality<br />Manito, Inc. 2010<br />
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