Children's Wellness Center

Mission/Goals

The mission of the Children's Wellness Center is:

  • To provide excellence in the delivery of holistic health care for the children in the Del Valle Independent School District (DVISD)
  • To promote the development and physical well being of these children by providing specialized services to those with special needs
  • To provide a clinical setting for the practice and demonstration of ideal nursing practices to enhance the body of nursing knowledge for undergraduate and graduate student nurses
  • To facilitate nursing research activities

Goals of the Children's Wellness Center:

  • Provide primary health care services for children
  • Provide behavioral/mental health services for children and families
  • Collaborate with the community for the well-being of children and their families
  • Demonstrate a live clinical teaching model environment for UT nursing students
  • Enhance faculty clinical practice
  • Provide a clinical instruction model for advanced practice nurses that demonstrates culturally competent care to under-served and rural clients
  • Promote clients’ participation in decision-making regarding health promotion and illness prevention
  • Increase client use of primary care providers, while decreasing use of emergency rooms for acute, minor illnesses