Wraparound News

Webinar Recording: Improving Survey Response Rates for Better Wraparound Data

September 23, 2022 | NWI

Ensuring high-quality Wraparound is dependent on accurate assessment of fidelity and outcomes; however, many sites struggle to get data for sufficient numbers of youth and families. In this recording, presenters share best practices for obtaining high WFI-EZ response rates and describe ways that WrapStat, and other measures of the Wraparound Fidelity Assessment System (WFAS), can facilitate data collection best practices and high response rates.

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

April 29, 2022 | NWI

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 …

New Webinar Recording: ‘Wraparound and the Family First Prevention Services Act: Opportunities and Requirements for States’

March 9, 2022 | NWI

“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 …

JAACAP Editorial Highlights Wraparound’s Evidence Base

November 14, 2021 | NWI

An editorial in this month’s issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry highlights the research supporting Wraparound’s effectiveness, as …

WERT Releases WFI-EZ Benchmarks

August 30, 2021 | NWI

Users of the Wraparound Fidelity Index-EZ will be pleased to learn that the Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team at the University of Washington has released …

Study Finds Wraparound Implementation Better in Care Management Entities

May 10, 2021 | NWI

A newly published study has found that Wraparound Implementation tends consistently to be better in Care Management Entities (CMEs) versus Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs). …

New Findings on Wraparound’s Effectiveness

April 13, 2021 | NWI

The Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry has just published a new study that formally summarizes the existing research on Wraparound’s …

New NWI Guidance Document: “NWI Guidance for Family First Prevention Service Act Evaluation Plans for High Fidelity Wraparound”

March 26, 2021 | NWI

States that are interested in including Wraparound in their FFPSA five-year plan must also submit a well-designed and rigorous evaluation strategy, as well as a …

Nominate a Wraparound Star for the Spotlight!

March 26, 2021 | NWI

The NWI spotlight recognizes people who have made contributions to Wraparound at any level, from participation on a single Wraparound team to leading a state …

New Webinar Recording and Slides: “WrapStat – A New System for Collecting and Using Wraparound Fidelity, Satisfaction, and Outcomes Data”

March 26, 2021 | NWI

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, …

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