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Child & Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)


Norín Dollard PhD

Principal Investigators:

  • Norín Dollard, PhD


The Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) Comprehensive Assessment is a multi-purpose tool developed to support care planning and level of care decision-making, to facilitate quality improvement initiatives, and to allow for the monitoring of outcomes of services.


Long Term Impact

Systematic assessment of child and family needs and strengths guides service planning and delivery at the individual, program, and agency levels.


203 people were certified and recertified

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