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TitleMandatory Uniform Assessment Instrument (SEC Policy 3.6, Revised)

Title of Proposed Policy: Mandatory Uniform Assessment Instrument (SEC Policy 3.6, Revised)

Summary: The proposed policy will address requirements for local CSA programs with regard to the Child and Adolescent Strengths and Needs (CANS), the required mandatory uniform assessment instrument. The proposed policy includes specifications, reiterates the CANS as the required CSA instrument for frequency of administration, use of the CANVaS 2.0 on-line data system, and required training and certification. The full proposed policy can be found at this link: Policy 3.6 CANS Proposed Stage

Begin Date: September 24, 2018
End Date: November 26, 2018, 5:00 PM


Name: Rosabelle HolmesAffilation:Date Posted:9/24/2018

I do not recommend the CANS as an assessment tool.  In my opinion, it is too subjective and does not give a clear picture of what is going on with the child.