WISe Program

Excelsior’s Wraparound with Intensive Services, WISe, is an innovative approach to helping children, youth, and their families with intensive mental health care. WISe is based on a team approach to care that is guided by your voice and choice.

Unique Qualities

  • Family and Youth Voice and Choice
  • Team-Based
  • Natural Supports
  • Home and Community-Based
  • Collaboration
  • Culturally Relevant
  • Individualized
  • Strength-Based
  • Outcome-Based
  • Unconditional

WISe Team Members

  1. Care Coordinator
  2. Family Partner and/or Youth Partner
  3. Mental Health Clinician
  4. Community Response Specialist

Additional Excelsior Services Available

  • Medication Management
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Substance Use Counseling
  • Planned Caregiver Respite

Access WISe Services

  • Ages 0-20, with complex behavioral health needs
  • Medicaid eligible (additional insurance plans may be accepted)
  • Screenings will include:
    • Completion of a CANS Screen (Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths), which we can do over the phone.
    • Mental Health Evaluation
  • Treatment Planning will include:
    • Tiered Crisis/Safety Plan
    • Cross Systems Care Plan
    • Child and Family Team (CFT) Meeting

Call 509-559-3100 or email our Admissions Coordinator, Marlena Kennedy to learn more!

You may also fill out the following referral form and submit it to our Admissions Coordinator.

WISe Referral


Learn more on HCA’s WISe Services webpage