Youth Villages provides intensive in-home and LifeSetTM program models in Mississippi.
- Youth living at home or independently 1 year after discharge: 94% 94%
- Youth in school and/or employed 1 year after discharge: 86% 86%
- Youth reporting no trouble with the law 1 year after discharge: 88% 88%
- Overall satisfaction with Youth Villages: 92% 92%
Figures represent data gathered in FY19 for all youth served for more than 60 days across all programs.
It was a year of record growth and innovation for Youth Villages.
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Executive Director, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Oklahoma
As executive director of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Oklahoma, Amanda Futral oversees Youth Villages’ Intercept in-home counseling, therapeutic foster care, LifeSet and mentoring programs in those areas.
Futral joined the staff of Youth Villages in 1999 as a family counselor in Paris, Tennessee, and was soon promoted to clinical supervisor. In 2002, she became senior clinical supervisor in Columbia, Tennessee. She went on to serve as regional supervisor in Clarksville, Dickson and Nashville. In 2007, she was promoted to regional manager of Nashville Intercept and foster programs for Youth Villages. She became Nashville director in 2009.
Futral earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Memphis and a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Trevecca University.
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