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Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)

Online Training and Certification* is Now Available!

The Praed Foundation and Magellan of Louisiana have partnered for online training and certification on the CANS Collaborative website!  This online training and certification is specifically on the Louisiana version of the CANS Comprehensive Assessment used in the Coordinated System of Care (CSoC).   Individuals trained live by Louisiana CANS Trainers will use this system for Certification.

Providers trained and certified in using the CANS assessment tool, can access and use the CANS tools.

* The CANS certification is valid for one year, starting upon certification date, and must be renewed annually.  Certified providers for CANS should go to the CANS Training website and recertify before current certification expires.

Entering and Viewing CANS Certifications on

Instructions - This is How to Enter and View CANS Certifications

Information on CANS Training and Certification

See Magellan's CSoC Regional Contacts

See Map of CSoC Regions

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