CANS Training, Missouri Behavioral Health Council

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Abstract Missouri Behavioral Health Council Purpose This proposal is to support the Missour Behavioral Health Council in its implementation of the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) assessment tool. Training on the use of the CANS with fidelity to the Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) framework will be conducted using the proposed method(s) below. Methods 1. Workforce Development: CANS Training ensure fidelity to the TCOM approach: a. Two (2) TCOM Overview training events, for up to 25 trainees per event b. Two (2) CANS Orientation training events, for up to 25 trainees per event. Pre- requisite(s): attendance at a TCOM Overview training event. c. CANS Training of Trainers (TOT): Part 1 and Part 2 d. Training event coordination for 5 events e. One-year complimentary access to online certification site ( provided to trainees. Qualifications of Key Staff Joanne Trinkle, MSW Background and experience: Joanne Trinkle, MSW is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for Innovation in Population Health at the University of Kentucky. Ms. Trinkle earned her Master’s in Social Work from Syracuse University. Ms. Trinkle brings over 20 years of experience in providing training, technical assistance and systems change support within children’s mental health and public child welfare systems of care. Ms. Trinkle is a master trainer and subject matter expert on various topics including caring for children who have experienced trauma, child and adolescent development, and service provision within Medicaid funded programs for special populations. Position Description: Ms. Trinkle will be the lead trainer. She will facilitate the CANS TOT events.
Effective start/end date8/1/218/1/23


  • Missouri Behavioral Health Council: $51,547.00


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