CASP Mission Statement

CLONDALKIN ADDICTION SUPPORT PROGRAMME DECLARATION

CASP MISSION STATEMENT
CASP is dedicated to providing a holistic, integrated, ethically-based, community-focused drug addiction treatment service. Our focus is the physical, psychological, social and emotional needs of drug users and their families in the North Clondalkin community who are living with the impact that addiction has on their lives.

CASP AIMS
To fulfil our Mission, CASP aims to provide integrated interventions that engage with and make best use of both internal and external resources, including staff, referral agencies, planning and development forums, community groups, finance, etc. This partnership approach with the broader community of statutory, voluntary and community agencies ensures that all stakeholders are included in both the development and implementation of all actions that can positively impact our target group.

CASP OBJECTIVES
• Comprehensive service provision for drug users, parents, partners, siblings, and the community members over the age of 18.
• Holistic, progression-based substance abuse treatment in a community setting.
• Support for drug users and their families in working towards experiencing the most meaningful, healthiest, and fulfilling lifestyles possible.
• Provision of service-user access to educational, vocational, and self-improvement resources, and support throughout the process.
• Continued development of substance-use prevention programmes, and constant review, monitoring of, and adaptation to changing trends.
• Access to information and supports regarding referral resources offering necessary services to our client groups.
• Engagement and cooperation with other relevant agencies and groups providing pertinent support services.
• Development and maintenance of relationships with relevant state agencies and governmental departments with regard to policies and actions effecting drug and rehabilitation services within the community.
• Supporting service-users towards integration of their own journeys and decision-making processes, and the creation of future opportunities for positive growth and development.

METHODS

Treatment-based:
• Outreach Programmes providing support services to active drug users, including weekly drop-ins, needle exchange clinics, street work, home visits, homeless supports, etc.
• Detoxification/Maintenance Programme provided on a daily basis.
• Day/Evening individual and group activity and therapeutic services.
• Comprehensive Family Support services, inclusive of targeted interventions for parents, partners, and related agencies and communities.
• Weekly Aftercare Group for stable, detoxing, or drug free service users
• On-site medical care
• Community Prison Liaison providing supports both in prison and when transitioning to life upon release
• On-site Holistic Treatments including acupuncture, Reiki, acupuncture, indian head message etc.

Management-based:
• Development, implementation, and maintenance of comprehensive policies, procedures, and integrative strategies and action plans.
• Evolution and protection of the organization’s community-focused management ethos.
• Employment and management of staff within principles of best practice, ethical structures, and legal obligations.
• Maintenance of secure resources and financial accountability within the organization.
• Promotion of the highest quality of health and safety regarding staff and service-user welfare, building and grounds, etc.

CASP
operates within the principles of
transparency
 honesty
 integrity
 and
fairness
 and is accountable to the community in which it is present
to its service users
its community of workers
 and the geographical community in which we reside