Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Children and Youth Behavioral Health Subcommittee Agenda

April 10, 2024 - 10:00 am

United States

Location: This meeting will be conducted virtually. To join the meeting virtually, go to

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Meeting ID: 954 3605 1320
Passcode: 764349

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Attendees who would like to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.

  1. Welcome, Call to Order, Roll Call
  2. Consideration of January 10, 2024 draft meeting minutes
  3. Membership Update
  4. Parent Experience Presentation
  5. Early Childhood Intervention (HHSC), Prevention and Early Intervention (DFPS), Preschool Development Grant Birth Through 5 and Project LAUNCH (TWC/UT-TIEMH)
  6. Early Childhood Mental Health Panel Discussion
  7. Children’s Mental Health Strategic Plan Update
  8. Children Mental Health Program Update
  9. SAMSHA Grant Updates
  10. Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Recommendations and Updates
  11. Public Comment
  12. Review of Action Items and Agenda Items for the July 10, 2024, meeting
  13. Adjourn

Public Comment: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) welcomes public comments about topics related to any agenda item noted above. Members of the public may use the Zoom chat function to submit a request to provide oral comments.  The request must contain your name, the organization you are representing, or if you are speaking as a private citizen. Each speaker must state their name and either the organization they are representing or that they are speaking as a private citizen. Public comment is limited to three minutes.

Members of the public may email written comments to no later than 5:00 p.m., April 8, 2024. Include your name and the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5’ by 11’, one side only). Staff will not read written comments aloud during the meeting, but comments will be forwarded to State staff and subcommittee members. Comments should not include confidential or protected health information.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Ophelia Jaushlin, Texas System of Care Assistant Project Director, Office of Mental Health Coordination, Health, and Human Services Commission, 512-815-1858, or

This meeting is open to the public.  No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

Persons who want to attend the meeting and require assistive technology or services should contact Ophelia Jaushlin at 512-815-1858 or Ophelia.Jaushlin@hhs.texas.govat least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.