In this webinar Cassandra Kisiel and Tracy Fehrenbach overview the purpose and utility of the CANS-Trauma Comprehensive as an innovative, trauma-informed assessment strategy. Applications of CANS-Traumaare also described, at both the direct service and systems levels, and across a range of service settings. Resources designed to support the implementation and use of the CANS in practice are discussed. Information on training and certification on the CANS-Trauma and use of the CANS in trauma-informed treatment and service planning and caregiver/family engagement is presented.
In this webinar speakers focus on strategies and innovations that support the meaningful use of the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)-Trauma and Family Assessment of Needs and Strengths (FANS)-Trauma in practice in a range of child and family settings. The presenters illustrate how the CANS/FANS-Trauma can support individual and family-informed trauma case conceptualization, and treatment planning. The also discuss interventions and strategies for using assessments in trauma-informed systems/agency planning and implementation.
The Using the CANS-Trauma Comprehensive course offers providers ways to use the CANS-Trauma Comprehensive, a tool designed to support individual service, treatment planning, and evaluation of service systems. This course contains demonstration videos, PowerPoints, helpful resources, as well as links for training on the use of the CANS.