Facilitator Directory

The WRAP Facilitator Directory offers connection with locally trained and certified WRAP Facilitators who can offer evidence-based practice WRAP workshops in your community.  To be listed in this directory, you must have successfully completed the five-day WRAP Facilitator training offered by the Copeland Center or a current Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator of the Copeland Center. Once listed, refresher training requirements must be met to maintain your listing in the directory. 

The directory is designed to fill a need for local resource availability for people seeking WRAP groups. The Copeland Center had to make a sizable investment in technology to get the registry up and running. It is primarily designed for Advanced Level WRAP Facilitators to participate by purchasing bulk listings for their trainees. Because it takes investigation into each individual request that does not come directly through an Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator, the Copeland Center has to do detective work to ensure that individuals were properly trained by qualified trainers and this requires a fee. We encourage WRAP Facilitators to request that their trainers contact the Copeland Center to purchase spaces in the registry and therefore eliminate the research required for an individual request and help make it as affordable as possible to both Advanced Level WRAP Facilitators and WRAP Facilitators.  If you qualify to be listed in the directory, please contact the organization or Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator who provided your training.  Current Advanced Level WRAP® Facilitators who want to list people they have trained and provided refresher course to should contact us for more information.  

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Donnell Buckner

I heard about WRAP a couple of years ago and didn't know what it was and now today I'm a WRAP Facilitator. You have to love the irony in that. I have seen how WRAP has helped so many people and myself also. I apply aspects of WRAP to my daily professional life and personal life as well. The results are phenomenal!! This is the perfect program if you like to help people and to instill HOPE in others. Very pleased and honored to bring WRAP back to Nash and Edgecombe counties and Eastern North Carolina!

Ed Stanley

Hello, my name is Ed and I‘m a recently certified as a WRAP facilitator. I’m passionate about recovery as I live it every day and see that we can all reach what we consider to be our best versions of ourselves. I’m new to working in the Mental Health area and over the last 2 years since I changed careers I have worked with people who are Homeless and recovering from Addictions and I have worked as a Peer Support Worker with a Community Mental Health Organisation. I love meeting people and sharing stories. And I love being part of this community!

I am thrilled to be a part of the Laing House team and having had WRAP Facilitation Training through Self Help Connections. Having completed the Mental Health Recovery & Promotion program at NSCC, and being a huge advocate promoting wellness and recovery for those living with mental illness, Laing House and SHC is a natural fit. I am a very energetic and social individual who loves to network and meet new people in the community.

As a person on a continuous journey of disovery, Ellyn includes Wellness Recovery Action Planning as a fundamental practice in her life. Additionally, Ellyn is a licensed Social Woker in the state of Ohio and her areas of expertise include peer recovery support services for mental health, addiction, and trauma issues.

Eloise Connolly

Eloise's upbringing in Ireland equipped her with a manner that is both jovial and sincere and puts people at ease. Being the caregiver and spouse of an OIF/OEF combat Veteran geared her path to becoming trauma informed and a WRAP® facilitator. Her work at Breakaway Recovery, a peer-support service company, brings programs to individuals in recovery. She's passionate about keeping military and service families connected in the community.

Enrique Lopez is P.E.E.R.S.  WRAP Lead. He was certified as a WRAP Advance Level Facilitator in 2011. In his role, Enrique facilitates Spanish WRAP groups, WRAP weekly groups, 1 day WRAP Overviews, WRAP 3-day workshops, WRAP 5 day facilitator trainings, and engages in outreach to the Latino community regarding wellness and recovery. After completing the Alameda Network of Mental Health Clients’ Best Now program in 2007, Enrique became a certified peer counselor and gained an interest in WRAP facilitation through PEERS.

Eric Larson

Eric Larson, is an Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator who has been living a Wellness Recovery Action Plan lifestyle since 2003. Eric’s passion for wellness alternatives serves as a catalyst for engaging facilitation for group learning. He served as WRAP Coordinator for the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Institute for Recovery and Community Integration for six years. Eric is currently using WRAP to redefine his life around grief, meaningful work, spiritual challenges and Diabetes. Eric’s current role includes cofacilitating Online WRAP Workshops and Refreshers for the Copeland Center.

Erica Buffington has been actively involved in mental health wellness and recovery for 18 years. She has given presentations in the U.S. and Canada on wellness, recovery and the WRAP in addition to conducting WRAP Facilitator Trainings.

Erik Deiters, MFTi, is the Program Coordinator for the Mentoring And Peer Support (MAPS) program in San Francisco, an integral part of the Collaborative Courts serving dual-diagnosed clients that are provided an opportunity for treatment rather than incarceration. Erik also sees clients in his private therapy practice in the Castro neighborhood, where he has the opportunity to provide compassionate counseling to the LGBTQ community. WRAP is an essential component of recovery for clients in the jails and is provided for clients after their release.

Erin Scienze has an extensive background working with both juvenile and adult substance abuse. Her passion goes above and beyond her job description. She believes in the power of recovery and is actively involved in her own recovery. Erin is currently working at LifeStream Behavioral Center as a Family Intervention Services Case Manager and is also a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist.

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