Presentation on theme: "WRAP for Kids With Mary Ellen Copeland, PhD Christine Allers Moderator"— Presentation transcript:
1 WRAP for Kids With Mary Ellen Copeland, PhD Christine Allers Moderator April 2011
2 This Webinar is focused on using WRAP with children of all ages.
3 This is useful for: anyone who works with children including: parents teachersbig brothers/sisterschild care providersmental health workers
4 WRAP Wellness Toolbox Daily Maintenance Plan Triggers Early Warning SignsWhen Things Are Breaking DownAdvance DirectivePost Crisis Plan
5 For WRAP for Kids Wellness Toolbox Daily Maintenance Plan Triggers Early Warning SignsWhen Things Are Breaking DownThe Crisis Plan and Post Crisis Plan are too complex to be used by kids.
6 A Wrap Workbook for Kids $9.95 Special Intro Price until May 1st! (regularly $14.95)Use as a guideKids or you can write in this bookIt is their personal bookOrder atAfter May 1st, enjoy bulk order discounts- 10+ $11.95, 100+ $10.95
7 WRAP One on OneFor young children and children with special needs it is best suited for one on one work.See Wrap One on Onee-learning course
8 Older ChildrenOlder children might benefit from doing this work in a group, where a facilitator asks for ideas from the group and records them on easel pad paper for easy reference.
9 WRAP This is the child's personal plan. They decide what is included and what is not included.
10 WRAP Work on it in a place that is comfortable. Make sure the child is not tired, hungry, or upset.Keep sessions brief.
11 Using WRAP Write directly in A WRAP Workbook for Kids if they can have their own copy.Or, develop the plan in a loose leaf binder.They can decorate it or write in it as they wish.
12 Wellness Toolbox Cornerstone of developing a WRAP Ask the child to share things they like to do, things that make them feel happy and well.
13 Asking questions What do they like to do? Who do they like to be with? What do they like to do with that person?
14 Asking Questions Where do they like to play? Who do they like to play with?What do they like to play?What games do they like to play?Do they like to color, paint, work with clay, wood?
15 Asking Questions What do they like to do in school? What do they like to wear?What do they like to eat?What do they like to do before they go to bed?What do they like to make?
16 Get more ideas from:looking at pictures of themselves, pictures in kids magazines and kids websites
17 Wellness ToolboxLet them write their own list if they can--or you can write it for them.They can draw pictures, use photos, cut-outs from magazines, etc.
23 Wellness Tools Fishing Getting really dirty Building dams in the brook Stomping in puddlesBeing read toGoing to the school libraryGetting down behind the pillows on the couchSpinningScreaming and making loud noisesPlaying with matchbox cars
24 What I'm like When I Feel Well Helps to look at pictures Have lots of energySillyHappyTalkativeCheerfulCarefulMischievousCreative
25 What I'm like When I Feel Well Helps to look at pictures They can:include a picture or pictures of themselves, draw a picture or cut out a picture that they feel shows what they are like when they feel well.
26 What I Need to do Every Day Brush my teethFeed my dogPlay with my brotherGo to schoolPick up my thingsGo to bed at 7Eat breakfastNot eat candy or drink soda
27 What I Need to do Every Day Keep this list short, reasonable and doable.
28 What I might need to do Go to the dentist or doctor Take my dog to the veterinarianHave a friend overClean my roomHelp my Mom or DadDo my homeworkWrite an apology note
29 Triggers What are things that, if they happened, might upset you? Getting yelled atBeing teasedLosing one of my carsNot being invited to a birthday partyGetting in troubleBeing sickGetting hurtGoing to the doctor
30 Triggers Having a shot Being told I need an operation Being ignored Having an IVBeing really coldGoing to the hospitalBeing away from my dogBeing blamed for something I didn't doHaving my parents mad at meMy siblings fighting
31 Triggers Action Plan What can I do so I won't feel so bad if I have been triggered? Ask for a hugReadAsk for reassurancePet my dogDraw or colorWatch a good videoTalk to one of my parents about itCall and talk to my uncleInvite my friend over to playTalk to my teacher
32 Triggers Action Plan Ask for a warm blanket Have some ice cream Talk to the doctorPlay with my sisterTake a napRide my bikeTake some picturesGo to bed earlyHelp outDo something nice for someone
33 Early Warning Signs Signs that I am not feeling well Get angry easilyMy throat is soreMy ears acheI don't feel like doing anythingEverybody annoys meI pretend I am not listeningI tease my sisterI feel like I can't walk
34 Early Warning Signs My stomach is upset I feel hot I can't get comfortableI itchI just want to yell at everyoneI have no patienceI don't like to readI get bored easilyI whine and fuss
35 Early Warning Signs Action Plan Things I can do to help myself feel better when I am not feeling wellAsk my parents for helpTake a napAsk my parents to take me to a place I loveTalk to my doctorDon't eatRest with my dogPlay with my blocksPlay with my carsReadAsk my sister to keep me company
36 Early Warning Signs Action Plan Ask for a hugHug my bearHug my cousinRead a book of jokesHave a smoothieStay in a quiet spaceWrap myself up in my comforterAsk Mom to make me some soup
37 When Things are Breaking Down What are the signs that I am feeling much worse? I have a high feverI feel bad all overI just want to sleep all the timeI feel like I can't walkI feel very angry with everyoneI want to hit people and break things
38 When Things are Breaking Down I hit my friendI yell at my parentsI don't like being with my dogEverything annoys meNothing tastes good to meI hurt all overI stay away from my sisterI sleep all the time
39 When Things are Breaking Down Action Plan Things I can do to help myself feel better when I feel really bad:Tell my parents I am feeling really badFind a quiet place to be by myselfAsk my Mom if I need to go to the doctorSnuggle with my stuffed animalsCooperate with my parentsAsk for hugs from my familyAsk others to be quietHug my dog
40 When Things are Breaking Down Action Plan Ask someone else to do my choresStay in my roomAsk for a back rubRead a funny bookWatch a funny videoPlay a video gameCall my grandmother
41 Living WRAPWRAP becomes part of every day conversation with the child.Use WRAP language.It becomes a way of thinking about how to solve problems.
42 Modeling WRAP Let the child know that you have a WRAP. Share stories about how and why you use your WRAP.
43 Review Plan a time with the child when you will review the WRAP. At first it might be once a day. Later it could be weekly and then even monthly.Work with them to revise the plans as needed.
44 A Wrap Workbook for Kids Use as a guideKids or you can write in this bookIt is their personal bookOrder at$9.95 Special Intro Price until May 1st! (regularly $14.95)After May 1st, enjoy bulk order discounts- 10+ $11.95, 100+ $10.95
45 Resources WRAP and Recovery Books provides: Training Manuals, books, articles and other resourcesCopeland Center for Wellness and Recovery for:Speakers, and all levels of Training & FacilitationEssential LearningComplete selection of on-line learning options
46 WRAP Around the World Conference August 1-3, 2011 Philadelphia, PA Go go
47 TrainingFor information on becoming a Certified WRAP Facilitator or having a WRAP training in your area, go to:
48 Mental Health Recovery and WRAP® - Wellness Recovery Action Plan Mary Ellen Copeland - Mental Health Recovery & WRAP®Mental Health Recovery and WRAP® - Wellness Recovery Action PlanWRAP FacilitatorsCopeland Center for Wellness and Recovery