Vanderbilt University Medical Center CANS/FAST

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This proposal is to support Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in its ongoing implementation and refinement of the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services’ Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) and Family Advocacy Support Tool (FAST) implementations, PAR/ASQ process, and QSR process. The following steps are proposed in the use of the Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) framework for this process. 1. CANS Technical Assistance and Consultation. • Michael Cull, PhD will serve as the CANS/FAST implementation lead, providing consultation to VUMC leadership on areas of implementation including (but not limited to): integration of TCOM and the CANS/FAST in workflows, practice, policies and procedures; participate in meetings and workgroups with VUMC leadership and other stakeholders and develop materials as needed to facilitate the implementation of the CANS and FAST. • Other members of the team will provide targeted technical assistance, consultation, and support to address specific areas of the implementation, including: i. CANS/FAST Implementation Technical Assistance, and Consultation ii. CANS/FAST Training (remote and in-person) 2. CANS Training. • The team will provide in-person training, and CANS/FAST coaching support as follows: i. Two (2) full-day TCOM Overview & Tennessee CANS/FAST Orientation trainings, up to 75 trainees per training maximum (annually) ii. Two (2) full-day CANS/FAST Training of Trainers (TOT), up to 35 trainees maximum (annually); 1. Coaching support to CANS/FAST Certified Trainers via webinar to be provided after the CANS/FAST TOT events • Training dates, location, and registration to be determined by VUMC.
Effective start/end date1/1/206/30/22


  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center: $170,305.00


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