The NWI Welcomes New Researchers to the Team
October 18, 2018 | Emily Taylor
The NWI’s evaluation arm, the Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team (WERT) at the University of Washington, has added two new researchers to the team: Jonathan Olson, Research Scientist and Philip Benjamin, Research Coordinator.
“The NWI, National Wraparound Implementation Center, and UW WERT all got very lucky in finding both Jonathan and Philip,” said Eric Bruns, Co-Director of the NWI, Director of WERT and Professor in the UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
“Jonathan has spent many years focused on the exact phenomena on evaluating the impact of systems-level and workforce efforts to improve …
Sept. 11 Webinar: How to Be a Successful Wraparound Provider Organization: Necessary Organizational Supports for Wraparound
September 4, 2018 | Emily Taylor
On Sept. 11 from 10-11 a.m. PDT/ 1 to 2 p.m. EDT, the National Wraparound Initiative and the National Wraparound Implementation Center are hosting a webinar on the Wraparound Provider Organization certification. Kim Estep will present the details of the certification, which includes a timeline of critical elements spanning organizational readiness, supervision, and care coordinator activities related to successful installation of Wraparound in a provider organization.
NWI’s Eric Bruns Quoted on Wraparound Model in Schools
August 29, 2018 | Emily Taylor
A recent article in the Hechinger Report focused on the success of preschool programs that provide support for the entire family. Eric Bruns, co-director of NWI, leader of the Wraparound Evaluation & Research (WERT) team, and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is quoted in the article: “It’s almost just a universal truism that the earlier you start working with a family that shows any sign of need for extra support, the earlier you intervene, the better the outcomes you’re going to achieve.”
Brian McBride Promoted to Director of Wraparound Milwaukee
July 25, 2018 | Emily Taylor
Earlier this month, the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division announced that Brian McBride has been promoted to director of Wraparound Milwaukee. In his 16 years …
TOM 2.0 Now Integrated with WrapTrack
June 26, 2018 | Emily Taylor
The Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team (WERT) is excited to announce that the Team Observation Measure, Version 2.0 (TOM 2.0) has been built into their …
Pre-Insitutute Training Program Offered on Supervision in Wraparound
June 6, 2018 | Emily Taylor
This year the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Training Institutes are being held July 25-28 in Washington, DC. In addition, there will be six Pre-Instiitute Programs held July 24-25, offering in-depth sessions on a variety of topics, including Supervision in Wraparound.
The “Supervision in Wraparound: Moving Beyond the Values and Principles” intensive two-day Pre-Institute Training Program is designed for Wraparound supervisors and clinical directors or staff who directly supervise care coordination staff in efforts to support quality Wraparound implementation. It will focus on translational leadership and supporting supervisors in creating a climate and culture that allows for quality Wraparound implementation. Kim Estep, NWIC Director, and Kimberly …
Latest Wraparound Research Available on NWI Site
March 23, 2018 | Emily Taylor
The NWI site’s Latest Wraparound Research page has been updated with the most recently published research articles including the following:
Yohannan, J., Carlson, J. S., …
April 26 Webinar: Measuring Wraparound Fidelity in Systems of Care
March 21, 2018 | Emily Taylor
Part of the Children’s Mental Health Initiative (CMHI) National Evaluation Web Event Training Series, this webinar will feature presenters from NWI providing an overview of …
New Report: Turnover Among Wraparound Care Coordinators
February 12, 2018 | Emily Taylor
The National Wraparound Initiative and National Wraparound Implementation Center have produced a new report, Turnover among Wraparound Care Coordinators: Perspectives on causes, impacts and remedies. This report provides findings from a national survey and follow-up interviews with selected survey participants, and provides information on how turnover rates can be lowered. A recorded webinar, covering key findings from the report and including questions and discussion, is also available.