Wraparound Family Partner Orientation | Recorded Webinar


Wraparound is a planning process to help youth and their families realize their hopes and dreams. This training will orient you to the Family Partner role within the Wraparound process. We will go over the four phases of Wraparound and how the Family Partner supports the family and team members through the Wraparound process and activities associated with Wraparound planning.



Our facilitators always make reference to great resources during sessions.  Find their lists below. 

Resources referenced during the presentation:

  • Brené Brown on Empathy
    This animated short shows the difference between empathy and sympathy. Family Partners rely on empathy to build connection with families.
  • Introduction to Wraparound
    This video provides an introduction to the Wraparound principles, phases, and activities.
  • Oregon Family Support Network Homepage
    At OFSN, families and youth work together to promote mental, behavioral and emotional wellness for other families and youth.
  • The Five Love Languages
    Family Partners connect with family members by understanding how each person feels seen, heard, valued, and supported.


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Candace Arnold is a Family Support Specialist and the statewide Peer Coach and System of Care Trainer for Oregon Family Support Network (OFSN). OFSN is a family-run organization that promotes mental, behavioral, and emotional wellness for families and youth through education, support, and advocacy. Candace comes to this position with experience supporting youth and families, and with lived experience as a mother of 3 children, all with varying levels of complex mental and behavioral health needs. Being a wife and mother who has needed to learn to navigate youth and family support services, she knows, understands, and deeply respects the role of peers.


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