Resource: Well-being Indicator Tool for Youth (WIT-Y)

The Well-being Indicator Tool for Youth (WIT-Y) was designed by the for youth aged 15-21 years who currently are in or in the past have had contact with the child welfare system. The WIT-Y consists of three components:

  1. The WIT-Y assessment, an online tool that youth can complete to explore their well-being across eight domains (Safety and Security, Relationships, Mental Health, Cognitive Health, Physical Health, Community, Purpose, and Environment).
  2. The WIT-Y Snapshot, which gives youth a picture of their well-being based on the assessment they completed.
  3. The WIT-Y Blueprint, a planning document for youth to use after looking at their WIT-Y Snapshot. The Blueprint helps youth take steps to increase their well-being in a particular area. The Sample WIT-Y Blueprint shows what a completed Blueprint looks like.

For more information about the WIT-Y, download the WIT-Y User Guide

Anu Family Services contracted with the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) at the University of Minnesota to develop the Well-being Indicator Tool for Youth (WIT-Y).