In 2007, Pennsylvania’s Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services  (OMHSAS) created the Youth and Family Training Institute (YFTI) in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh and Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (CCBHO), to serve as a creative and unique infrastructure to support the appropriate and effective use of High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) throughout the Commonwealth. YFTI provides HFW workforce training, coaching, and credentialing, assists counties in implementing HFW, and provides a system for the collection of comprehensive real-time fidelity and outcome monitoring. The creation of YFTI to promote HFW dissemination and implementation has been lauded by the federal government and YFTI staff now provide technical assistance and consultation to other states, providers and programs as they seek to implement the “Pennsylvania HFW model.”

High Fidelity Wraparound

A team-based, collaborative process for developing and implementing individualized plans for youth with complex behavioral health and/or other challenges, and their families.

Evaluation Services

An innovative data collection and visualization system used to support High Fidelity Wraparound, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Grants, and other projects.

Workforce Login

Current High Fidelity Wraparound workforce members can login here to access resources to support their role.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis or is considering suicide, help is available.  Reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting PA to 741741