The mission of Center for Behavioral Medicine (CBM) is to deliver quality psychiatric hospital and community based residential services in a safe environment that provides the support and skills needed for individuals to achieve their highest potential.


CBM staff, community providers, and individuals served work respectfully together to create the path to successful community living.


Values (RESPECT)




Person Centered




Full Community Membership

All people are accepted and included in the educational, employment, housing and social opportunities and choices of their communities.


All people can easily access coordinated and affordable services of their own choice in their own communities.

Individualized Services and Supports

All people design their own services and supports to enhance their lives and achieve their personal visions.

Cultural Diversity

All people are valued for and receive services that reflect and respect their race, culture and ethnicity.

Dignity, Self-Worth and Individual Rights

All people are treated with respect and dignity and persons providing them with services and supports ensure their rights.

Prevention and Early Intervention

All people live their lives free of, or are less affected by, mental or physical disabilities as a result of our emphasis on prevention and early intervention.


All people determine the excellence of their services and supports based on the outcomes they experience.

Valued Workers

All people who provide services and supports are our organization’s most important resource.


All people receive services delivered by staff competent in dealing with culture, race, age, lifestyles, gender, sexual orientation, religious practice and ethnicity.

In following the values outlined by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, we believe the quality of patient care depends on the outcomes achieved and the resources used.


The Administrative Department consists of the senior leadership of this organization.  It has the overall responsibility to ensure that the goals of the organization are met.  Specifically, these goals are:

In addition to the above goals, more specific departmental goals and objectives are developed and implemented yearly.