Partners

School of Public Health, Texas A&M University — Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, public and private organizations, communities and individuals. The Texas A&M School of Public Health is committed to transforming health through interdisciplinary inquiry, innovative solutions and development of leaders through the Aggie tradition of service to engage diverse communities worldwide.

Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University — Doctoral students in the Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) are prepared to become state and national leaders across a variety of disciplines, and high-achieving faculty members use their research to impact the lives of people in Texas and around the country, specifically in the area of child and adult psychology. The Department of Educational Psychology is also the largest producer of special and bilingual education teachers in the State of Texas.

Sam Houston State University — Students from Sam Houston State’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program are encouraged to apply for practicum opportunities at the TCC. Accepted students provide psychotherapy services to clients using telemethods and learn about the challenges and ethical issues of providing services via teleconferencing.

Regional Healthcare Partnership 17 — In 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved the State of Texas Medicaid Transformation Waiver under Section 1115 of the Social Security Act. This five-year Waiver is designed to build on existing reforms to health care and improve upon the delivery of health care throughout the state. Coordination and implementation of the waiver initiatives is done through the creation of Regional Health Partnerships (RHPs) across the state. Each RHP covers a multi-county region with one participating entity named as anchor. Regional Healthcare Partnership 17 (RHP 17) is a nine-county partnership, formed on March 14, 2012, located in the eastern portion of the Central Texas region. The partners consist of Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Montgomery, Robertson, Walker, and Washington counties. The Texas A&M University Health Science Center has been appointed as the RHP 17 anchor institution.

Faith Mission — Faith Mission is a multi-campus, faith-based community working to help people become self-sufficient through emergency assistance and paths to long-term improvement. The Faith Mission Health and Service Center is also the location of the Washington County Telehealth Counseling Clinic.

Texas A&M Physicians — Texas A&M Physicians is a medical practice comprised of faculty and staff from the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Texas A&M Physicians serve patients of the Brazos Valley with locations in Bryan and College Station. Texas A&M Physicians combines a mission of education and medicine through mentorship of medical students and residents while providing valuable clinical services to the community.

Health For All — Health for All is a free nonprofit health care clinic funded by local donors in Brazos Valley; it receives no state or federal funding. Health For All provides free doctors visits, pharmaceuticals, specialist exams, lab tests, X-rays, chronic disease management education and counseling services to low income patients in the Brazos Valley without health insurance.

Center for Community Health Development — The Center for Community Health Development (CCHD) uses a team science approach and works collaboratively with communities and other partners to develop, evaluate, translate, apply, and disseminate effective strategies to improve population health and reduce health disparities.

Center for Population Health and Aging — The Center for Population Health and Aging (CPHA) is dedicated to promoting population health and successful aging through innovations in research, education and practice that examine social, behavioral, economic, environmental, and technological solutions linking academic and real-world clinical and community settings.

NAMI Brazos Valley — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.