Pilot Training Opportunities

Pilot Training Opportunities

Peer Participation in Wraparound

High Fidelity Wraparound is an intensive, team-based planning process for youth and families that is often more successful with peer partnership.  

This series is for all Family Peer Advocates, Youth Peer Advocates, and Supervisors, by invitation.

 Participant Goals:

  • Describe the New York State model of Wraparound
  • Identify how the CFTSS peer service components compliment the Wraparound Process
  • Recognize how peers can support a family as formal members of the Child & Family Team

Health Habitus & Motivational Interviewing

In this training, the Health Habitus Integration (HHI) method is combined with Motivational Interviewing (MI).

Health Habitus is our usual ways or tendencies of taking care of our mental, emotional, and physical health and well-being. It is shaped by the interaction between health choices and the health-related opportunities and resources available to us. Both choices and opportunities are determined by our place in the social structure and by cultural influences.

Motivational Interviewing is a communication approach aiming to encourage and motivate change and resolve ambivalence to change.

Health Habitus Motivational Interviewing (HHMI) is a communication approach that offers Peer Advocates additional skills to support youth and families to achieve their goals using MI strategies informed by their Health Habitus.

You can read more on the work done to shift to: 
Rethinking Cultural Competence: Shifting to Cultural Humility 

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