The Collaborative consists of lead provider agencies with substantial experience in use of the CANS-NY. Together, the provider agency leads will use their collective experience, lessons learned, and expertise to identify technical assistance needs in the state and provide support for these needs. The partner agencies, Hillside Family of Agencies, Northern Rivers Family of Services, Astor Services for Children & Families, and Collaborative for Children & Families,  will have statewide and centralized responsibilities for the development of Institute products but maintain regional responsibilities for training and coaching. The map below identifies the geographic “coverage” area for training and coaching: 

 

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Each agency was selected because they have been a leader in their region for effective use of the CANS. Follow the links below to find out more information on the history of CANS-NY implementation in these select agencies and their ongoing commitment to improving outcomes for children and families in New York.