About the Resource Center

As part of the Center for Human Services at UC Davis Extension, the Resource Center for Family-Focused Practice serves the multidisciplinary human services needs of organizations with an emphasis on family-centered practice. In partnership with the California Department of Social Services, the Resource Center provides research, custom and standardized training, technical support, symposia and support services with the goal of integrating practice approaches to improve outcomes for children and families. Learn more

Partnerships for Well-Being Institute
Partnerships for Well-Being Institute (formerly the California Wraparound Institute) was held June 4-6, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Orange County. This year's theme was "Embracing a Shared Vision" to reflect the growth in collaboration to serve the mental/behavioral health needs of children and youth involved with child welfare services and/or juvenile justice. We had over 900 participants attend 90 workshops and 4 plenary sessions. Learn more

Pathways to Mental Health Services Core Practice Model Guide
This guide provides the framework for the Core Practice Model to be implemented in every county for meeting the mental health needs of children involved with Child Welfare Services. The guide includes the values and principles, core elements of the model (i.e., teaming and trauma-informed practice), as well as practice components, standards and activities of the collaborative practice of mental health professionals and child welfare services professionals when working together. It is the companion document to the Medi-Cal Manual for Intensive Care Coordination (ICC), Intensive Home Based Services (IHBS) and Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) for Katie A. Subclass Members. (Note: This PDF may not open correctly in some browsers. Using Internet Explorer or Chrome is recommended.)

Medi-Cal Manual for Intensive Care Coordination (ICC), Intensive Home Based Services (IHBS) and Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) for Katie A. Subclass Members
This manual provides mental health plans and Medi-Cal providers with information regarding the provision of three specialty mental health services including definitions, standards and guidelines for the delivery and billing of Intensive Care Coordination (ICC), Intensive Home Based Services (IHBS) and Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC). It includes information such as service components, activities and documentation, claiming and reimbursement. It is the companion document to the Pathways to Mental Health Services Core Practice Model Guide. (Note: This PDF may not open correctly in some browsers. Using Internet Explorer or Chrome is recommended.)

Settlement Reached in Katie A. Lawsuit
As many of you are aware, there has been a lawsuit in litigation regarding mental health services for children and youth receiving foster care services. A settlement has been reached and has been approved by the Court. Below you will find copies of the settlement agreement. The California Department of Social Services is continuing to work on greater detail. Look for training in the near future to address your needs around this important issue to meet the well-being of our children and youth.
Notice of Settlement
Proposed Settlement Agreement (Note: These PDFs may not open correctly in some browsers. Using Internet Explorer or Chrome is recommended.)

Wraparound Institute 2012
The Wraparound Institute 2012 was held in Garden Grove on June 13-15, 2012. We had more than 1,100 participants attend and the content featured a new focus on teaming strategies, including Family Group Decision Making and Team Decision Making. Learn more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Publications

brochure coverDownload the latest issue of California Wraparound Connections, July 2014 pdf (2.4 MB)
Past issues of this newsletter

Training in Wraparound pdf (255 KB)




Training to Support Residentially Based Services pdf (1.86 MB)




Story of Wraparound pdf (5.11 MB)

 

 

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