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WISe, Wraparound with Intensive Services

WISe, Wraparound with Intensive Services

Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) provides intensive mental health services in a wraparound team structure for children and youth involved in more than one system. It’s available to Medicaid eligible children/youth from birth to age 21.

The focus of WISe is to:

  • Provide intensive mental health services to assist youth and families in achieving wellness, safety, and relationships within their community.
  • Develop a single plan, based on strengths and needs. The plan is guided and driven by the youth and family using a team. Team members include natural supports and professionals who work with the family.
  • Provide supports to the family and youth in locations and at times that work best for the youth and family.
  • Provide access to crisis services any time of the day, 365 days a year.

 

CONSIDER WISe WHEN YOUR CHILD IS…
  • A frequent user of the crisis line or emergency rooms due to mental health.
  • Experiencing challenging, hard to understand behaviors, and traditional services are not helping.
  • Displaying an elevated risk of harm to themselves or others.
  • In need of a more intensive and individualized approach.
  • In need of a more flexible and engaging approach.
  • Involved in more than one service system, and the system(s) are struggling with supporting the youth in a coordinated way.
  • In Special Education and/or have a 504 Plan, with multiple school suspensions for mental health and/or behavioral issues.