What is High Fidelity Wraparound?
- Participation in Wraparound is voluntary and focuses on the entire family not just the child(ren)
- Wraparound is a team-based planning process intended to provide coordinated, complete, family-driven care that meets the complex needs of the youth
- Wraparound services create change and build upon family assets
Who Qualifies for Wraparound?
- Wraparound is for families of children struggling with mental health or behavioral issues who are looking for support
- For those whom “traditional” services have not been effective
- Must be a resident of Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh or Warrick County
- Designed for children between the ages of 6 and 18
- Should be involved in 2 systems (mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice and education)
- Child is at risk of out of home placement or causing significant stress within the family
- CANS score of 4, 5 or 6 and meets program eligibility as defined by the State of Indiana
What makes Wraparound Unique?
- Grounded in a Strengths Perspective– the strengths of the youth, their family, all team members and the community are identified and are the focus of service delivery
- Driven by Underlying Needs– the Wraparound Facilitator will work with the family to increase their understanding of the causes of behaviors, to identify needs, and develop a plan to address them
- Supported by an Effective Team Process– the way to produce more effective outcomes is for the team of people to work together around common goals, objectives and team norms
- Determined by Families-the family’s perspective, preferences and opinions must be understood and included in decision making process
- Includes-both formal and informal supports
What does a Wraparound Facilitator do?
- Assists the family in identifying their strengths, challenges and family supports for the team
- Arranges and prepares for team meetings as directed by the team
- Facilitates communication and coordination of support for the family
- Monitors family progress toward goals and successes
- Follows and respects family voice and choice
- Follows the wraparound principles
What are the expectations of the Parents and/or Caregivers.
- Identify and recruit family team members
- Discuss your family’s strengths, needs and challenges
- Attend weekly home visits and monthly team meetings
- Develop your family team plans and crisis plan with the team
- Ask questions and offer feedback
- Let us know if the plan is working or if it needs to change (Plans fail, families don’t!)
*Assessment is required to determine eligibility.
For More information, contact Lori McIntire (812-476-5437 ext. 4418) or firstname.lastname@example.org
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