The Coach

  • is a skills-based teacher.
  • provides support and guidance to the HFW workforce.
  • is known as the “guardian of fidelity.”
  • closely monitors fidelity by utilizing the coaching activities in YFTI’s coaching circuit.
  • utilizes the Professional Development Plan (PDP) to focus action steps in need areas for workforce members.
  • is mindful of the Ten Principles, Theory of Change, and the strengths and learning styles of the workforce as they provide coaching support.
  • utilizes data to make informed decisions and to assure continuous quality improvement.

Coaching is the hands-on process of teaching the workforce HFW by…


Modeling the process to fidelity.


Practicing the HFW process.


Providing ongoing coaching feedback and support as they implement the process with youth and families.