YES Waiver


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The webcasts in the training series include:

YES Waiver 101

Join Amanda Davidson from the Health and Human Services Commission as she gives an overview of the Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Waiver.

What's This Thing Called Wraparound?

Wraparound is an ecologically based process and approach to care planning. It builds on the collective action of a committed group of family, friends, community, professional and cross-system supports mobilizing resources and talents from a variety of sources resulting in the creation of a plan of care that is the best fit between the family vision and story, team mission, strengths, needs and strategies.

Team Roles in the Wraparound Process

An overview of what team members can expect at a wraparound team meeting and how they can be effective in their role on the team.

Youth Empowerment Stories

Alberto's Story
  • To ensure that Texas children with serious emotional disturbances have access to a robust array of community-based services and supports.

  • ~ YES Waiver Mission
  • YES Waiver services for youth are family-centered, coordinated, and effective at preventing out-of-home placement and promoting lifelong independence and self-defined success.

  • ~ YES Waiver Vision

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