Child and Family Team Meetings: Facilitation Training for Wraparound Practitioners

This intensive training is designed to provide participants with basic meeting facilitation knowledge and skills. This training is designed for practitioners who will be leading the CFT meeting. Utilizing the Integrated Core Practice Model (ICPM) as the foundational guide for CFT meeting facilitators, participants will learn about:

  • Key elements of team meetings for safety and case planning
  • Procedural basics of team meeting facilitation
  • The role of the facilitator
  • Facilitator skills
  • Structured problem-solving and solution-focused dialogue within team meetings
  • Creating safe, inclusive and empowering spaces for child/youth and family voice and choice
  • Introducing and using the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) to reflect the needs and strengths of the child and family

Participants will have opportunities for hands-on facilitation practice throughout the four-day training and will be equipped to facilitate child and family team meetings across the intervention continuum that address safety, permanency, and well-being.

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