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About the Texas HHSC Institute


The HHSC Institute (The Institute) is a three-day conference that provides education and training for state agencies, private providers, clinicians, caregivers and other stakeholders with a vested interest in addressing the intellectual, mental and behavioral health needs of a variety of populations.

Sessions will promote:

  • individual, program, and system-level approaches that foster health
  • resilience and recovery
  • increasing permanent housing, employment, education, and other necessary supports
  • reducing barriers to equity and inclusion

Speakers will address:

  • ways to build organizational and community partnerships
  • culturally-based services or competencies
  • recovery and recovery supports
  • innovations that enhance family and community support

Topics will also cover:

  • person-centered planning and practices
  • prevention and treatment solutions and how they relate to youth, individuals, families and the judicial system
  • best practices

Continuing education for multiple disciplines will be provided for this event.


Who Attends The Institute:

  • Adult Care Specialists
  • Behavioral Health Specialists
  • Care Manager Specialists
  • Chemical Dependency Counselors
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Therapists
  • Child and Family Services Specialists
  • Child Welfare Specialists
  • Community Health Workers
  • Community Organizers
  • Compliance Specialists
  • Director of Support Services
  • Executive Directors
  • Family Service Workers
  • Health Plan Coordinators
  • HIV Case Managers
  • Intake CoordinatorsLaw Enforcement Personnel
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Medical Directors
  • Mental Health Case Managers
  • Mental Health Crisis Coordinators
  • Mental Health Directors
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Nurses
  • Outreach Workers
  • Peer Recovery Specialists
  • Peer Specialists
  • Physicians
  • Prevention Specialists
  • Consultants
  • Private Practice TherapistsProbation Officers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Program Directors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • School Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Social Service Directors
  • Social Workers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Substance Prevention Coordinators
  • Wellness Directors
  • Youth Care Specialists
  • Youth Engagement Specialists