Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team


January 26, 2016

We're planning the next National Wraparound Implementation Academy for Fall 2016 ... your input is needed!

November 19, 2015

Be sure to join us for the next NWI webinar in the new year.

The webinar will be held Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 11:00 am PST.  This webinar will set the context for the importance of Wraparound quality, fidelity, and implementation supports. A review of the latest innovations, data, and research will be presented on such areas as cost, outcomes, workforce supports, and evidence-based clinical practices.

November 3, 2015

Greetings from Seattle! Is anyone heading up to the Pacific Northwest to attend the CANS Conference? If so, find WERT and say hello! Eric Bruns, April Sather, and Jennifer Schurer Coldiron will all be in attendance. Eric will be part of the final keynote! We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!

October 14, 2015

Planning on attending the 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health?  Conference registration is now open, click here.  If you are interested in presenting, proposal submissions are due October 30th at 5pm. We hope to see you in Tampa!  March 13 – 16, 2016 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown Hotel.

May 26, 2015

Social TecKnowledgy, in partnership with the National Wraparound Initiative (NWI) and the University of Washington Wraparound Evaluation & Research Team (WERT), seek wraparound-implementing providers, care management entities, and wraparound care coordination initiatives interested in participating in federally-funded research on an electronic behavioral health information system specific to Wraparound.

April 15, 2015

Our very own Eric Bruns and Jennifer Schurer Coldiron are the instructors for the Research and Evaluation Track. This track is designed for researchers, evaluators, and quality assurance personnel who participate actively in Wraparound implementation efforts. Through participation in this track, participants will be able to:

March 22, 2015

WERT is currently developing a shorter, more comprehensive team observation tool. The goal is to create a reliable and valid measure of adherence to the wraparound principles and key elements that is less burdensome and more sensitive to different elements of Wraparound practice implementation. We are calling this tool the TOM 2.0.

February 19, 2015

Since the 27th Annual Research and Policy Conference in Tampa, WERT has been working on building a Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) for users of the WFAS tools and members of the Wraparound community (for more information see the below post from March 25th).

WERT has joined forces with NWI for our online community to increase the scope of viewers and enhance the sharing of knowledge and discussion. We believe this partnership will establish a community where members...

January 20, 2015

Be a part of research history! The Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team (WERT) at the University of Washington would like to announce the opportunity for Wraparound implementing sites to participate in a federally-funded research project to help further develop and test the NWI’s comprehensive, web-based electronic behavioral information system, TMS-WrapLogic.

January 5, 2015

The National Wraparound Implementation Center has a new website! Check it out HERE.

While you're visiting, you can learn more about the upcoming National Wraparound Implementation Academy, which will be held July 14-15, 2015 at Portland State University. Check back often for more details or contact John Ossowski at jdo@pdx.edu.