High Fidelity Wraparound (HiFi)
What are High Fidelity Wraparound Services (HiFi)?
Children and adolescents experiencing serious emotional disturbance often have very complicated plans from several different systems. HiFi eagerly provides assistance that will help the family and child coordinate their services and supports in a way that empowers them to meet their needs as they define them. HiFi is a structured, team-based process that uses an evidence-based, nationally-recognized model that partners with families to use their voice and strengths to develop a family-driven plan that promotes self-advocacy.
Who is eligible?
HiFi serves children, adolescents, and young adults who reside within Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. To inquire about eligibility and make a referral, please contact the office in your county.
Who can make a referral?
Anyone can make a referral for HiFi
- Family members/youth
- Social workers/case managers
- Mental health workers/therapists
HiFi team information
The HiFi team is responsible for identification, assessment, and development of support plans for individuals with high needs and includes:
- Facilitator: Guides the HiFi process and teaches the family how to self-advocate and build upon natural supports.
- Family Support Partner (FSP): A parent who has gone through similar struggles with their own family and as a result, has knowledge of the various systems and is able to provide support to other parents to help them find their voice.
- Youth Support Partner (YSP): A young adult who has overcome his/her own life challenges as a youth and as a result has knowledge of the various systems and is able to provide support to other youth to help them find their voice.
What services are provided?
The goals of the HiFi process include:
Creating a plan to help meet the behavioral health needs prioritized by the youth and family
Improving the youth and family’s ability to manage their own services and supports
Developing and strengthening the youth and family’s natural social support system over time
Integrating the work of all child-serving systems and natural supports into one organized and effective plan
This process is intended to keep families together in their own homes by teaching them a way to plan for their own needs.