Latest Wraparound Research

This page highlights recent Wraparound research. For full text of research articles and reports, access the NWI's resource library and browse "Wraparound overall -> research and evaluation." For a quick summary of the research on Wraparound's effectiveness, see the article from the Resource Guide on the evidence base. For an overview of Wraparound research, please see the NWI's comprehensive review of Wraparound literature, 1988 - 2012.

PRESENTATION: BOOSTER MODULE ON FACILITATING FAMILY-/ YOUTH-DRIVEN CONVERSATION: RESULTS OF INITIAL USER TESTING (2016)

Walker, J. & Ossowski, J., “Booster Module on Facilitating Family-/Youth-Driven Conversation: Results of Initial User Testing.” 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health. Tampa, FL. March 15, 2016.

Walker and Ossowski describe findings of a study to determine consensus around best practices in Wraparound facilitation and an online training booster developed as a result. The presentation recording is available from the NWI YouTube channel and a PDF version of the slides is linked below. To watch the recording, please access https://youtu.be/ZidHbkv85fo

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POSTER: Results from a Year One of a Randomized Control Trial of High-Fidelity Wraparound for Dually-Involved Youth (2016)

Authors: Coldiron, J., Hensley, S. & Thomas, S.

Poster presented at the 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health, March 2016, Tampa, FL. Presented work by the Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team (WERT) at The University of Washington’s Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy (UW PBHJP), Henderson Behavioral Health(HBH), ChildNet [a Department of Children and Families (DCF) contractor], and Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice’s (DJJ) 17th Circuit to evaluate care coordination and case management services delivered to 65 “crossover” youth (dually involved with child welfare and juvenile justice) in Broward County, Florida.

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POSTER: Readiness for Change: FidelityEHR Implementation and Training Model for Wraparound Service Organizations

Authors: Hyde, K., Curry, M., Haley, J., Bergerson, K., Bruns, E. & Hook, A. (2016)

Poster on work by FidelityEHR to develop an EHR implementation and training model grounded in a Readiness for Change approach, and partnership with the University of Washington, Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team (WERT) on a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II grant to increase collaboration with Wraparound service organizations in the field. 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health, March 2016, Tampa, FL.

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Presentation: Differences in Wraparound Training and Coaching Outcomes as a Function of System Context 3 Case Studies (2016)

Authors: Hensley, S. , Estep, K. & Matarese, M.

Presentation on three case studies comparing Wraparound training and coaching outcomes given by Spencer Hensley, University of Washington; Kim Estep, MA and Marlene Matarese, PhD, University of Maryland. 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health, March 2016, Tampa, FL.

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Presentation: USER TESTING TO REFINE AN ELECTRONIC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RECORD FOR WRAPAROUND: FIDELITYEHR

Author: Bruns, E., Hook, A., Hyde, K. & Bergerson, K. (2016)

This presentation reviews results of User Experience (UX) testing of an Electronic Behavioral Health Record, and the way in which that feedback is used to modify the system. 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health, Tuesday, March 15, 2016, Tampa, FL

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Presentation: USING ADMINISTRATIVE CANS DATA FOR BENCHMARKING AND OUTCOMES MONITORING IN STATE-WIDE WRAPAROUND INITIATIVES

Author: Bruns, E., Schurer Coldiron, J. & Hensley, S. (2016)

Conference presentation on use of administrative CANS data for benchmarking and outcomes monitoring in state-wide Wraparound initiatives. Presented at the 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health. March 14, 2016. Tampa, Florida.

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Presentation: Increasing meaningful youth engagement and participation in Wraparound: Findings from a randomized study

Walker, J. S., Siebel, C., & Jackson, S. (2016). Increasing meaningful youth engagement and participation in Wraparound: Findings from a randomized study. Conference presentation at the Conference presentation at the 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health. March 14, 2016. Tampa, Florida.

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Presentation: The policy and funding context for Wraparound: New findings from the Community Supports for Wraparound Inventory.

Walker, J. S., & Mehess, S. (2016). The policy and funding context for Wraparound: New findings from the Community Supports for Wraparound Inventory. Conference presentation at the 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health. March 14, 2016. Tampa, Florida.

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Presentation: Report on user testing of an interactive video and web-based booster training for core Wraparound skills.

Walker, J. S., & Ossowski, J. D. (2016). Report on user testing of an interactive video and web-based booster training for core Wraparound skills. Conference presentation at the 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health. March 14, 2016. Tampa, Florida.

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Wraparound is Worth Doing Well: An Evidence-Based Statement

Bruns, E. (2015). Wraparound is worth doing well: An evidence-based statement. In E. J. Bruns & J. S. Walker (Eds.), The resource guide to Wraparound. Portland, OR: National Wraparound Initiative.

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