This strand is designed for individuals who have been identified by their School/SU/District Teams to be trained as wraparound facilitators after completion of the Intensive Level Wraparound readiness requirements listed at http://www.pbisvermont.org/events/intensive-training
The primary focus will be increasing participants’ knowledge of and fluency with the wraparound process including:
• Engaging with families to identify their strengths and priorities
• Forming a team of service providers and natural supports (e.g., extended family, friends, mentors)
• Developing and implementing an individualized plan that results in effective, realistic, and practical strategies
• Collecting and using data to monitor progress
• Collaborating with school leadership team and community supports
For more information about the Intensive Level of PBIS visit http://www.pbisvermont.org/events/intensive-training or contact your VTPBiS coach.
1) Complete online survey by June 17
Please help us prepare for this event by completing a brief survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tier3-2013 We will use your responses to better match the training to your needs. Please respond by June 17.
2) Complete two short pre-readings before institute
• Read Phases & Activities of the Wraparound Process: http://nwi.pdx.edu/pdf/PhaseActivWAProcess.pdf
• Read Ten Principles of the Wraparound Process: http://nwi.pdx.edu/pdf/TenPrincWAProcess.pdf
3) Bring the following to the institute
• Bring progress-monitoring data (FBA/BIP, ODRs) for 1-3 students who seem to need more than FBA/BIP and/or students whose home, school, or community placement is at risk
• For one of these students, to the best of your ability complete pages 1 & 2 of the Wraparound Student Action Plan: http://www.uvm.edu/~cdci/best/pbswebsite/Presentations/Intensive/WraparoundActionPlanTemplate.pdf
• A positive attitude and great ideas!
Jesse Suter, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Vermont assigned to the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion in the College of Education and Social Services. He earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2006, and joined the faculty at CDCI to pursue the development, research, and evaluation of school-based interventions for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. He is pursuing a line of research in wraparound, a team-based planning process for meeting the needs of students with serious emotional and behavioral disabilities and maintaining them in their homes, schools, and communities. In this area, he has worked closely with John Burchard and Eric Bruns co-authoring several journal articles and book chapters, including the first meta-analysis of wraparound outcome studies. He also works with Michael Giangreco examining ways to improve special education service delivery for students with disabilities. Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.uvm.edu/~jsuter