Family Engagement Specialist
Office: HP 310 | Phone: (512) 232-7131 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara is the Family Engagement Specialist with the Texas System of Care Initiative where she is responsible for assisting communities in identifying and cultivating strong partnerships between families and systems, as well as strengthening family leadership skills. Barbara received her degree from Howard Payne University and did post graduate work at Southwestern Seminary. As Texas’ lead family contact for Mental Health, Barbara brings a passion to ensure family voice is heard throughout the state of Texas. She is always advocating for, teaching, leading and guiding family leaders in Texas. For more than 15 years, Barbara has had the privilege of working with multiple states in their efforts to transform Children’s Mental Health to be more family driven and youth guided. As a master Certified Family Partner, she serves alongside families who face similar challenges as she did, parenting a child with serious emotional and behavioral mental health challenges. During her personal time, Barbara loves to make handmade cards, scrapbooks and anything creative. Barbara loves spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Texas System of Care
Texas Building Bridges Initiative