This course is part of a series of short, one-unit online courses focused on identifying the key concepts that characterize best practices in psychotherapy and related clinical interventions. This course provides a brief introduction to wellness recovery action planning (WRAP), which is a structured system for monitoring, reducing, and eliminating uncomfortable, distressing, or dangerous symptoms and emotions, especially among individuals with serious mental illness. The content highlights relevant indications, clinical strategies and techniques, and case documentation reflecting the use of WRAP. To complete the course, participants read online content that incorporates a case vignette, a reader exercise, and a web-based video clip, along with additional resources. The online posttest must be passed with a score of 80% or better to print a certificate of completion.
This course provides psychotherapists (at all levels of experience) with a deeper understanding of the strategies and techniques of wellness recovery action planning (WRAP), along with how to demonstrate its use in clinical documentation.
Upon completion of this course, readers will be able to do the following:
- Distinguish the method of wellness recovery action planning (WRAP) from routine treatment planning.
- Identify how to support clients in developing their own WRAP plan.
- Identify core concepts of WRAP.
- Be capable of writing clinical documentation that demonstrates the proper use of WRAP.