PSC-35 and CANS
The Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC-35) and the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) have been selected as the new outcome tools for the County of San Diego Mental Health Plans (MHPs). This CYF Outcomes webpage is designed to help you get certified to use the CANS, connect you with resources and information about CYF Outcomes implementation and answer your questions.
Start by following the steps below to get certified
Step 1: Request Coupon Code
Request your coupon code. You will receive an email with your code once your request has been received and validated.
Step 2: Create Account and Redeem Coupon
The CANS online course and exam must be accessed through the Praed Foundation website using your coupon code. First download the step by step instructions and then go to the CANS website.
Step 3: Complete Online Course
As shown in the User Guide, you will need to complete the San Diego CANS 1.0 course, unless you attended one of the in-person trainings.
Step 4: Pass Certification Exam
You will need to successfully complete the certification exam once each year, with a correlation score of .7 or higher. If you have questions, please email RIHS@sdsu.edu
Resources for CANS and PSC 35
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.