"Wraparound" is a model of care that builds on the family's unique strengths, values, voice and resources.
Wraparound helps families develop individualized plans of care with their Child and Family Team (CFT). The Wraparound Model of Care is:
- Family Centered
- Strength Based
- Culturally Competent
- Outcome Driven
- Focused on Independence
The plan of care incorporates a combination of services, informal supports and community based resources, and includes a plan for graduation from Bergen's Promise. It is based on the family's individual needs, rather than fitting the criteria of service driven programs. The team works to maximize the use of sustainable supports that families can use to meet their needs throughout their lives.
The caregiver(s) and child are integral parts of the team, and participate in developing and implementing their plan of care. The child and family are present at all meetings.
The plan of care addresses the family's needs in all major life domains and areas including:
Find out more about the Wraparound Process by reading the Wraparound Process User's Guide: A Handbook for Families.