Webinars Archive

No More Garbage In Garbage Out: How to Get Good Survey Response Rates So You Can Make the Most of Your Wraparound Data

Wraparound care coordination has been demonstrated to promote more positive mental health, residential, and cost outcomes for children and youth with complex needs and their families. However, research also shows that positive outcomes are dependent on adequacy of Wraparound fidelity. These findings underscore the importance of collecting fidelity and outcomes data that can be used to track implementation quality and support higher quality care...

WrapStat Turns One: An Overview and Update on the New Online Wraparound Evaluation System

WrapStat, the online software package that supports collection of Wraparound fidelity, satisfaction, and outcomes data and use of the measures of the Wraparound Fidelity Assessment System, has now been online for nearly a year...

Wraparound and the Family First Prevention Services Act: Opportunities and Requirements for States

"Intensive Care Coordination Using a High Fidelity Wraparound Process" is now listed by the federal Administration for Children and Families (ACF) on the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse of research supported programs, and so is now eligible for Title IV-E reimbursement under the Family First Prevention Service Act (FFPSA)...

WrapStat – A New System for Collecting and Using Wraparound Fidelity, Satisfaction, and Outcomes Data

Research continues to accrue showing that Wraparound care coordination can promote positive youth and family outcomes. However, outcomes are more positive when the team process, supervision, and organizational and system decisions are informed by relevant data...

How Do Program and System Factors Influence Wraparound Implementation, Fidelity, and Sustainment?

Wraparound care coordination has been shown to be capable of promoting more positive outcomes for youth and families with complex needs. However, practitioners, technical assistance providers, program and system leaders, and youth and family advocates have all observed how the complexity of children’s service systems can make it challenging to provide high quality and effective Wraparound...

Applying Implementation Science to Wraparound: What Should We Measure? What Have We Learned?

Wraparound is a widely utilized care coordination model for youth with serious behavioral health needs that aims to preserve resources, improve outcomes, and reduce rates of out-of-home placement. In recent years, structured training and coaching models and fidelity measures have proliferated. However, this can cause measurement dilemmas for Wraparound initiatives...

A “Virtual Tampa Conference Wraparound Track”

The National Wraparound Initiative and Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team invite you to join us for a webinar at which we will present Wraparound outcomes research studies planned for the 2020 Tampa Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference that was sadly canceled due to COVID-19...

Collaboration Between Youth Partners and Family Partners in Wraparound

Youth/Young Adult Peer Support is a relatively new addition to Wraparound. Programs sometimes struggle with understanding how teamwork is best enhanced when there is both a family partner and a youth partner involved. This webinar focuses on optimizing the connection between youth and family peer support partners when they are working together on Wraparound teams...

Peer Parent Support: Evolution, Promises and Challenges

Peer Parent Support and the Wraparound Process are both multi-faceted, complex and transformational strategies within Children’s Behavioral Health. They show significant promise in terms of building family resiliency and recovery and are often linked at local sites. But implementation challenges can dilute efforts when individuals are not clear about the power and purpose of each...

The Document Assessment and Review Tool (DART): New Approach to Assessing Fidelity and Quality of Wraparound Care Coordination

As Wraparound implementation continues to expand into services for youth with complex needs, quality fidelity measures must be implemented to ensure consistency. During this webinar, we will review DART, the newest tool of the Wraparound Assessment and Fidelity System (WFAS), established by the Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team (WERT). There will be a thorough discussion of the background and context for the development of DART...