CANS and ANSA IN TRAUMA-INFORMED PLANNING All of our services are trauma-informed, and it is critical to incorporate trauma focuses into treatment planning as needed. When using CANS and ANSA for treatment planning, keep these 7 things in mind to utilize the best trauma-informed practices.
CANS AND TRAUMA FOCUSED TREATMENT "In this section you will find the definition of trauma, ways to talk about trauma, barriers to talking about trauma, ways on how to measure scores and action levels used for child’s strengths, and tips for clinicians to ensure that treatment is Trauma Focused."
TALKING ABOUT TRAUMA TIP SHEET "Some portions of the assessment can be more difficult to talk about than others, specifically the trauma domains. However, learning about what an individual has been through, and how it may be affecting them now, is vital to guiding how we work with an individual or family."
TRAUMA AND YOUR FAMILY FACT SHEET A brief handout for families who have experienced trauma – What is trauma? What is traumatic stress? How does trauma impact the family? Things families can do to cope with traumatic stress?
USE OF CANS STRENGTHS IN TRAUMA FOCUSED TREATMENT Learn how to score for child’s strengths using action levels ‘0,’ ‘1,’ ‘2,’ and ‘3.’ You will also read about each topic on the CANS in detail to help with scoring and making sure the treatment is trauma-focused.