WRAP for Children and Youth: Seminar I

Introduction to Wellness Recovery Action Plan for Children and Youth: Seminar I

June 10-11, 2014 in Missoula, MT - Apply Now!

This training is limited to 25 participants. Sign up early to guarantee a space!

This course is for anyone who wants to learn about the WRAP® and begin to incorporate it into their life to improve personal wellness and achieve an improved quality of life as well as the first step for supporting others. These workshops are designed to be highly interactive and encourage participation and sharing from all present. The course begins with learning about 5-key recovery concepts - hope, personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy and support and the values and ethics of WRAP Facilitation which create a safe learning environment conducive to everyone sharing and writing their personal WRAP plan. The plan includes an introduction to Wellness Tools, Daily Maintenance Plan, Triggers and Action Plan, Early Warning Signs and Action Plan, When Things Are Breaking Down and Action Plan, nine-part Crisis Plan, and Post-Crisis Planning. 

After attending Introduction to WRAP: Seminar I Workshop participants will be able to:

  1. Explore the recovery of a healthy lifestyle through the key concepts of hope, personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy and support.
  2. Create a personal wellness goals.
  3. Understand how to develop a Wellness Recovery Action Plan to move toward wellness and recovery.


The intended outcomes of participating in the Introduction to WRAP: Seminar I Workshop will offer participants the skills to:

  1. Apply key concepts of wellness recovery into your every day life to improve health, wellness and life satisfaction.
  2. Identify action plans to respond to stressful and distressing events or circumstances.
  3. Improve responses to difficult thoughts and feelings as one moves toward a wellness lifestyle.

This course fulfills the pre-requisites for WRAP Facilitator Training.

Facilitators: Gina Calhoun, Director of Recovery Education, and Michelle Lewis, Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator from Butte, MT.


"WRAP helps you remember to some things that would help you that you may not remember." --Esther, age 10

"At age 17, I started implementing WRAP into my everyday routine... It gave me the guidance to advocate for myself and create a strong support system. It has changed my life for the better. I feel fortunate to have come across WRAP at such a young age." --Pedro Alvarez