Training, Technical Assistance & Workforce Development

Introduction to the Wraparound Process

The first training in the series for frontline wraparound practitioners, supervisors, and directors as well as community partners who may participate in a child and family team process. Through attendance at this 3-day training, participants will be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of the critical components of the Wraparound process in order to provide high-fidelity Wraparound practice
  • Practice these steps of the process to include eliciting the family story from multiple perspectives, reframing the family story from a strengths perspective, identifying functional strengths, developing vision statements, team missions, identifying needs, establishing outcomes, brainstorming strategies to create a plan of care and crisis plan representing the work of the team and learn basic facilitation skills for running a wraparound team meeting.


Engagement in the Wraparound Process

The second training in the series for frontline wraparound practitioners, supervisors, and directors as well as community partners who may participate in a child and family team process. Through attendance at this one day training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify barriers to engagement
     
  • Develop skills around engaging team members and the family
     
  • Utilize research-based strategies of engagement for increased positive outcomes for youth and their families. 


Analysis of Wraparound

Booster or refresher trainings that focus primarily on one specific topic or key component of a Wraparound element to help build or maintain skill. Topics are selected based on state-wide trends in skill development needs.  Past topics have included Crisis Management Planning, the Family Story, Team Building, and Facilitator/Facilitation Skills. 


Managing Wraparound

Provided for supervisors/managers in Wraparound. Through attendance at this 1-day training, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate increased knowledge and understanding of the role of a supervisor in quality wraparound implementation.
     
  • Utilize supportive tools to develop quality wraparound practitioners, individualized and strength based service plans and team processes.
     
  • Transfer knowledge and skills to the workforce.
     

Technical Assistance/Workforce Development Services

  • Agency Boosters

  • Coaching Sessions

  • CFTM Observations

  • Curriculum Development

  • DMH Agency/Provider Registration/Certification

  • State Wraparound Facilitator Certification

  • Data Collection

  • Integrating Wraparound in the BSW program curriculum.

 

To request TA: Wrap@usm.edu

For individualized concerns, please refer to your supervisor.