Welcome to addam

an association of directors of development, admissions and marketing

 

Who We Are

home-smiling-girlThe Association of Directors of Development, Admissions, and Marketing (ADDAM) is a group of professionals in the field of child, adolescent, and young adult residential services who are responsible for generating referrals, expanding markets, and creating new business opportunities for their organizations. Our members represent both private for-profit and not-for-profit agencies providing a wide array of youth services throughout the United States. Since its inception in 1996, ADDAM members from across the country have networked to exchange referrals and share their experience and knowledge relating to admissions, marketing, and business development.

Our Vision

“To serve as a network of admissions, marketing, and business development professionals in the field of child and adolescent residential services dedicated to the support of its membership by sharing mutually beneficial information, recognizing each other as potential referral sources, and affecting positive changes in our industry.”

 

Our Mission

“To continually improve our ability to mutually support and benefit our colleagues, our customers, our clients, and our companies.”

A Couple Examples of Our Excellent Programs:

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Anderson Center for Autism

Anderson Center for Autism’s (ACA) mission is to optimize the quality of life for individuals with autism. Located in the beautiful Hudson Valley Region, two hours north of New York City, ACA provides residential and educational programs to students ages…

Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School at the University of Chicago

Continuing a century of tradition, the Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School, is located in Chicago, near the University of Chicago campus. The school remains committed to providing the highest quality of intensive therapeutic milieu for children and adolescents (Ages 5 to…