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Application of Ten Principles of the Wraparound Process

“The family partner who is well grounded in the principles of wraparound will confidently perform his or her role and manage the tasks and unique situations that emerge on a daily basis. Family partners must receive wraparound training as well as training specific to their role.

The family partner is a formal member of the wraparound team whose role is to serve the family and help them engage and actively participate on the team and make informed decisions that drive the process. family partners have a strong connection to the community and are very knowledgeable about resources, services, and supports for families. The family partner’s personal experience is critical to earning the respect of families and establishing a trusting relationship that is valued by the family.”