Harnessing organizational expertise at the statewide level, these Texas organizations are responsible for a variety of trainings, interventions, and strategic planning that guide the work of this Initiative. 

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TFYHI Team at the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing

The Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing (TXICFW), has expertise in both foster care and teen pregnancy prevention. TXICFW leads the Texas Foster Youth Health Initiative, guides intervention development and testing, develops infrastructure and communications strategies, and creates a foundation for sustaining the initiative.

Watch this video to learn more about the TXICFW team.

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TFYHI Statewide Training Coordinators

The Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services

The Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services engages foster care providers in this Initiative; provides training for child placing agencies, child welfare professionals, and foster parents; reviews organizational practices and policies; and promotes innovative interventions for optimal health outcomes in child welfare.

In this video, you’ll get to meet the Alliance’s TFYHI Coordinator, Andrea.

The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is the only statewide agency solely focused on adolescent health and is primarily responsible for statewide training of health care providers, coordination of annual conferences, and engagement of local coalitions for teen pregnancy prevention and sexual health.

In this video, you’ll get to meet the Campaign’s TFYHI Coordinator, Carolina.