2020 Partnerships for Well-Being Institute Awards

2020 Institute Awards Nominations

If you would like to nominate an individual or organization for one of our awards, please fill out the nomination form after reviewing the criteria below. All nominations are due by October 12, 2020. Recipients within each award category will be recognized and receive the award during a plenary session at the Institute. 

Award Criteria

Recipients within each award category will be recognized and receive the award during a plenary session at the Partnerships for Well-Being Institute. Ideally, the recipient will be present to receive the award, but it is not a requirement of the selection process.

PWBI Youth Champion Award (individual)

  • Nominee is 26 or younger
  • Was/is under the auspices of child welfare, probation and/or behavioral health
  • Actively involved in improving outcomes for children and youth as a volunteer or young professional

Parent Partner Award (individual)

  • Has demonstrated extraordinary efforts on behalf of those involved in child welfare, probation and/or behavioral health
  • Serves as a resource for other parents
  • Demonstrates a deep, caring desire to help children and families
  • Demonstrates best practice

Collaboration/Integration Award (organization)

  • Organization selected for its exceptional, unparalleled commitment to children, youth and families as demonstrated through its willingness to engage in partnerships and activities with organizations/individuals that benefit children, families and communities
  • Has a clear example of how they embody the Integrated Core Practice Model in their work (such as engagement, assessment, teaming)
  • Demonstrates best practice
  • Has exhibited exemplary leadership

Collaboration/Integration Award (individual)

  • Individual selected for their exceptional, unparalleled commitment to children, youth and families as demonstrated through their willingness to engage in partnerships and activities with organizations/individuals that benefit children, families and communities
  • Individual is a professional who works in a field that directly impacts the lives of children and families. (Ex: child welfare, probation, behavioral health, education, regional centers and foster care or other child welfare advocacy groups)
  • Has a clear example of how they embody the Integrated Core Practice Model in their work (such as engagement teaming, collaborating)
  • Demonstrates inspirational best practice
  • Has exhibited exemplary leadership
  • Has taken action to address a problem facing children and youth

Wraparound Champion Award (individual)

  • Individual who embodies Wraparound principles (such as family voice and choice, natural supports, collaboration, persistence, team based)
  • Demonstrates a deep, caring desire to help children
  • Has a clear example of how they embody the Integrated Core Practice Model in their work (such as engagement teaming, collaborating)
  • Has exhibited sustained, extraordinary achievement of assigned tasks
  • Is looked upon as a mentor or leader in the field