Presenters: Patrice Beard, Mental Health Liaison VCU/Partnership for People with Disabilities/Center for Family Involvement
Join us for a journey back in time. I will share the story of my daughter's early school-age years and the manifestation of her mental-health conditions. We will have an interactive discussion on the importance of wrap-around services as well as the impact it could have made on my daughter's trajectory.
Presenter: Kae Zulager, Foster Parent, Adoptive Parent, Family Support Partner, BA Psychology, MBA
Participants will gain insight into being the parent of high-risk youth: what are the challenges, how to better understand and gain empath for parents, and tools to drive engagement. Participants will learn skills to take away from this session.
Presenter: Anna Antell, LCSW Program Consultant OCS
The presentation will provide an overview of High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) and will specifically focus on the HFW framework, the roles of the HFW workforce and the implementation of Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) through the HFW Model.
Presenters: Cristy Corbin, UMFS, Terri Williams, NAMI NOVA and Tanya Byington NAMII NOVA
Participants will hear the value of utilizing a Family Support Partner (FSP) with the families they serve, learn how to recruit parents as professionals and reflect on their agency's needs to implement an FSP program. Strategies will be shared on how to recruit, train and develop the FSP role of the High Fidelity Wraparound workforce.
Presenters: Tracy Johnson, MSW Henrico County CSA and Laura Bullock, LCSW, Henrico Mental Health
Where were we then; where are we now? Come hear local examples of family and system transformation utilizing the High Fidelity Wraparound Model. Learn ways you can implement and sustain the model in your communities and get more return on your investments.
Presenters: Cherra Barbour-Smith, LPC, UMFS and Brandi Tinsley, MSSW, UMFS
Crisis Prevention Plans are a critical part of the HFW process. Most of the youth and families we work with experience crisis on a daily basis. Join us for a workshop on how to proactively plan with your families on how to keep families together safely. We will focus on the Functional Behavioral Assessment preparation work and how to plan together as a team.
Presenter: Dave Ozias, Youth and Family Training Institute
One of the core principles of High Fidelity Wraparound is 'Strength-based'. The HFW process builds on the strengths and abilities of the youth and family, which is the foundation for successful change. Oftentimes, providers and family members refer to strengths as what they can see, such as 'creative' or 'motivated'. In this breakout session we will focus on understanding other ways to describe the strengths of a youth and/or family that can help the team identify who the youth and family really are. These descriptions are critical when developing a plan that will work
Presenter: Eric J. Bruns, Ph.D., Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Co-Director, National Wraparound Initiative and National Wraparound Implementation Center
Wraparound has established itself as a standard of care for children and youth with complex needs and their families. However, for Wraparound to succeed, organizations and systems must have certain features in place. Among these, Wraparound teams must have access to a comprehensive array of effective services and supports. This session will review feasible approaches to implementing evidence-based practices (EBP) in the context of Wraparound care coordination. Topics will include (1) the most common clinical needs of Wraparound-enrolled youth; (2) EBPs that are best tailored to meet these needs; (3) how to use "common element" approaches to EBP to flexibly meet needs; and (4) system management, workforce development, and supervision strategies
Presenter: Dave Ozias, Youth and Family Training Institute
We all know the benefit of natural supports and we can be creative identifying them; but once we have them recognized, what next? Relationships require ongoing maintenance and nurturing to endure and grow. In this session, we will look through the four phases of High Fidelity Wraparound and focus on how everyone can benefit from their relationship. We have learned how to build the self-efficacy in the youth and families, now we will turn our attention to the self-efficacy of the natural supports. Neglected or one-sided relationships quickly go cold. Working relationships, require varied forms of repeat contact to remain vibrant and productive
Presenter: Angie Williams, Open Table
Using lessons learned from the first year of Open Table implementation in Virginia, this session will talk about how to use the social capital of your community to build natural supports. The Open Table model began as a group mentoring movement in the faith community. Over the years, it has expanded to become a partnership of shared purpose among all community sectors to create long-term sustainable relationships for those who need natural supports.
Presenter: Molly Yates, LCSW, Director, Integrated Care Project, Region Ten Community Services Board
Why is self-care critically important to our roles as treatment providers and even increasingly considered a "professional responsibility'? We will discuss the research behind the importance of self-care and strategies for developing these important skills for ourselves and the people we serve. The end goal is one of maintaining longevity and building resilience in order to thrive in daily life and successfully recover from stressful events and adverse episodes.
Presenter: Karen Grabowski, LPC, Middle Peninsula Northern Neck CSB
Supervising High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) is not like "typical" clinical supervision. Participants will learn about the importance of incorporating HFW principles, phases, and the theory of change into their regular supervision. Participants will learn about the coaching circuit and discuss strategies for integrating coaching techniques during group or individual supervision of the HFW workforce. Participants will then discuss the potential benefits for the workforce and the families served through Intensive Care Coordination when supervision is informed by the coaching skills and the HFW model.
Presenter: Molly Rafferty, MA, Credentialed HFW Facilitator and Intake Support Specialist, UMFS and Sharon Dennehy, FSP, UMFS
Do you ever feel that your team members are not on the same page? Does your team struggle to complete action steps and follow the plan? You are not alone. Participants in this session will have the opportunity to discuss common barriers to progress and communication. The session will focus on how Family Support Partners and Intensive Care Coordinators can collaborate to create family-friendly processes and build a culture of accountability on High Fidelity Wraparound teams.
Presenter: Rachelle Butler, LCSW UMFS
Brainstorming is a skill. It is also a vital part of the HFW process. This training will give facilitators tools to help them lead robust brainstorming sessions with the youth and families they work with. The session will borrow from innovation engineering and other brainstorming tools to help facilitators leave the training with tangible tools to use in their practice.
Presenters: Crystal Lantz, LPC; Ellen Krag, LPC; Josh Kaufman-Horner, LPC; and Shayla Ferris, MA, High Fidelity Wraparound Team, Region Ten Community Services Board.
Intensive Care Coordinators know the key principles of High Fidelity Wraparound but how does one go about the intentional implementation of strengths based, family focused, and culturally competent practices? Presenters from Region Ten Community Services Board's HFW Team will share resources and tools created in the development of their HFW practice model through interactive learning opportunities. Participants will leave with concrete examples and tools to aid in HFW implementation
Presenter: Robin Church, Family Services Specialist CMHRC
During this workshop, you will gain knowledge of "what a family really needs" while going through the process of helping them reach their vision. Using her lived experience, Robin learned what she needed from providers in the community. Being honest and venerable at a time that was embarrassing, confusing and scary. "I didn't know what I needed, I only knew the hardship my family was going through" So what does it take to peel back that onion? Let's talk about the difficulties a family is going through and how do we get there?