ADWA's mission is to advocate for, represent and support a professional workforce in the disability services sector.
ADWA envisions an Alberta where people with disabilities are supported by a valued, skilled and certified workforce.
ADWA's Guiding Principles
We believe in
- Member Ownership - ADWA should be funded and driven by its membership.
- Recognition - A sustainable, professional workforce with recognized skills and competencies will realize greater educational choices and opportunities for advancement.
- Professionalism - Assessment and certification of the professional standards of ethical and skilled behaviour in our workforce leads to a higher standard of services and supports citizens with disabilities to lead lives of their choosing.
- Collaboration - ADWA works with community partners to have a strong voice and provide leadership within the sector on behalf of disability workers.