What is Wraparound?

Wraparound is a planning process that follows a series of steps to help children and their families realize their hopes and dreams. It is a planning process that gathers individuals from different parts of the entire family’s life. With assistance from facilitators, the group works together toward coordinating activities and blending their perspective of the family’s situation.

Though every family’s situation is different; wraparound may look different from one family to another however the process of wraparound should always be driven by the same 10 principles.

  1. Family Voice and Voice

  2. Individualized

  3. Strength-Based

  4. Natural Supports

  5. Collaboration

  6. Unconditional Care

  7. Community-Based

  8. Culturally Competent

  9. Team-Based

  10. Outcome-Based

 High Fidelity Wraparound is also always based on 4 key elements.

  1. Grounded in a Strengths Perspective

  2. Driven by Underlying Needs

  3. Supported by an Effective Team Process

  4. Determine by Families