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High Fidelity Wraparound Training Institute

When: June 26 – 29, 2018
Where: Doubletree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
1665 N. StateRoute A1A, Melbourne, Florida, 32903

CEU’s Now Offered

We are pleased to announce that participants who attend the entire Wraparound Practitioner Training Institute June 26-29, 2018 can now receive 21 CEU’s!

Program Overview

Wraparound Certification is available through the National Wraparound Institute, a four-day training program consisting of two tracks including:

Track 1: Competency Based Practitioner Certification for those seeking credentialing as a wraparound practitioner.
Track 2: Proficiency Based Administrator Certification for those who train, supervise, manage and/or provide administrative oversight of Wraparound programs and staff; and for those who provide technical assistance, coaching and fidelity monitoring to Systems of Care and Wraparound Programs.

After successful completion of pre and post work and an examination, participants can achieve a two-year certification in an average of 6-12 months. Training is based on a proven, evidence-based and nationally-recognized case practice standards and criteria for conducting High Fidelity Wraparound.

The Institute will build the core competencies necessary to successfully engage youth and families and adhere to the principles of practice in carrying out all phases of Wraparound activities including: the strength and cultural discovery process, care coordination, constructing and conducting family team meetings, the incorporation of natural and community supports, cultural competence, and the role and function of a family and youth partner.

What to Expect

  • 4 Days of Intensive Training Leading to Two tracks of Certification: Competency Based Practitioner and Proficiency Based Administrator
  • 12 Hours of Remote Technical Assistance & Consultation (Over 90 Days)
  • Learn from the nation’s leading experts in High Fidelity Wraparound
  • Network with peer professionals with varied backgrounds and experiences

Learning Objectives

o Understand and identify System of Care Principles and Values
o Understand and identify the Principles and Values of Wraparound and the four stages
o Understand and identify the principles of family/youth involvement in a
System of Care and Wraparound
o Examine the impact of culture on the Wraparound process
o How to create a climate conducive for high fidelity wraparound in mandated systems
o Identify and understand the 3 components of Safety Planning
o Describe and utilize a strengths based approach to engage families
o Implement strength based strategies to provide services and supports that are
individualized to the needs of the child and the family
o Understand how to define and prioritize the needs of a family
o Practice needs discovery and goal writing
o Describe key strategies for the facilitation of effective Wraparound Team meetings
o Demonstrate how to facilitate a Wraparound Team Meeting
o Learn Impact of Early Successful Models and Similarities
o Recognize the Long Term Benefits of Wraparound
o Identify Factors that Impact Wraparound Outcomes
o Explore Methods in Getting Staff Acclimated to the Culture of Wraparound
o Learn How to Use and Identify Informal and Natural Supports
o Develop Advanced Family and Youth Engagement Skills
o Review Pre Planning and Engagement Activities and Strategies
o Clarify Strength Discovery Process and How to Develop Family Vision
o Address Challenges of Team Development
o Learn Consensus Building Process and Recognize Barriers to Success
o Define Pre Planning Activities leading to Successful Family Team Meetings
o Clearly Define Outcomes and Write Effective Care Plan Statements
o Examine Coach Practitioners around Complex Issues
o Practice Skills in the Role Play of Wraparound
o Recognize the Value of Fidelity in the Wraparound
o Introduce Tools to Coach, Mentor and Develop Wraparound Practitioners
o Introduce Use of Wraparound Fidelity Instruments.

Who Should Attend?

Content and activities are intended to benefit wraparound program staff at all levels including:

  • Managers
  • Directors
  • Care Coordinators
  • Case Managers
  • Family and Youth Partners
  • Technical Assistance Staff

The certification programs are designed to enhance and or develop essential skills, proficiency and core competencies in wraparound. Agencies are encouraged to send Wraparound Teams to maximize use of the post training technical assistance and consultation services.

Why Should You Attend?

Previous participants have said:

“The balance of instruction and life stories was helpful and the information was clear and easy to understand.”

“Materials provided were extremely useful; having the opportunity to take them back to our community for implementation is invaluable.”

“I loved the engagement and interaction with everyone.”

“I feel refreshed about our System of Care and want to continue building this work.”

“This training is essential to my work as a coach in the process to keep my skill sets on point and have the most useful materials.”

Registration and Fees

To apply for the Intensive Wraparound Training Institute program and certification, please complete the application here, include a copy of your resume, your role and title, a narrative describing the service environment in which Wraparound is/will be utilized, and the profile of the population served. Preference will be given to teams but individuals are welcomed to apply. Please identify the site name and team members on your application.

For those seeking certification, following the 3.5 day training program, attendees receive 12 hours of remote technical assistance and consultation.

This intensive training is limited to 30 participants.  Review Participant Requirements Here

$2,200 per person for certification track
$1,500 per person for non-certification track
Includes: 4 days of intensive training and 12 hours of remote technical assistance and group consultation provided over 90 days for those in certification track. Cost includes breakfast and lunch daily.


Doubletree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront will be offering discounted Oceanfront Suites to training attendees at the rate of $149 per night.

Reservations can be made by calling the toll-free number 1-800-HILTONS. In doing so, please ask your attendees to request the group rate for NCIE.

The training is held twice annually in Melbourne Beach, Florida and can be delivered on site in your community upon request.

Additional Training Opportunities

The NCFIE staff and consultants are seasoned presenters who are available to provide keynote addresses, seminars, conference workshops, community facilitation, retreat and leadership sessions, and a full array of Wraparound trainings. Our presenters have been guest speakers and keynotes at National, Regional, State, and local forums.

The NCFIE staff can customize training to meet the unique needs of your community and have a wide array of existing training topics to choose from.  Contact us for additional information.