Wrapping Up: 2016 TCOM Conference

This year's TCOM Conference was a success! We had a record number of presentations, ¬†36 States in the USA, and 4 different countries represented. Every presentation was well attended and we are happy to say that there was something for everyone at every session ūüôā¬†Some of those topics included the CANS, FAST, ANSA, CAT, Communimetrics, … Continue reading Wrapping Up: 2016 TCOM Conference

Speaker Spotlight-Dr. John S. Lyons

If you have stumbled upon this blog or are reading it for the first time, I'm sure you all know who Dr. John Lyons is. Although he is not leading one particular workshop, Dr Lyons will be present during the conference to say hello and answer any questions you might have. If you see him, … Continue reading Speaker Spotlight-Dr. John S. Lyons

Speaker Spotlight-Nathaniel Israel and Mark Lardner

Nathaniel Israel, PhD and MA in Clinical/Community Psychology Policy Fellow at Chapin Hall Nathaniel Israel is a Policy Fellow at Chapin Hall. Based in San Francisco, Dr. Israel facilitates the further uptake and full implementation of the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) and Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) on the West coast. He … Continue reading Speaker Spotlight-Nathaniel Israel and Mark Lardner

Speaker Spotlight-Nicholas Mader, Jennifer O’Brien, Richard Epstein

Nicholas Mader, PhD Senior Researcher¬†at Chapin Hall Nicholas Mader is a Senior Researcher at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. His work focuses on improving outcomes for at-risk youth by guiding policy development and evaluating youth service programs in partnership with city agencies and non-profit providers. His methodological interests are in using rigorous quantitative … Continue reading Speaker Spotlight-Nicholas Mader, Jennifer O’Brien, Richard Epstein

Speaker Spotlight-April Fernando & Suzanne Button

  By now you should all know what TCOM is. If not, Check out one of the many posts under the category, What is TCOM! With the first day of the conference less than a week away, let's introduce you to the TCOM team lead here at Chapin Hall and Policy Fellow based out of … Continue reading Speaker Spotlight-April Fernando & Suzanne Button

TCOM Conference Day 1-The First Workshop!

The first day of the conference is exactly one week from today! Here is everything you need to know when you get there: Registration begins at 10am at the Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village. If you haven't registered for the conference yet, do so ASAP so we can get you signed up for each topical … Continue reading TCOM Conference Day 1-The First Workshop!

Integration Training-Mark in Phoenix

Mark was in Phoenix, Arizona, conducting a two day CANS Integration training for supervisors and staff from Casey Family Program‚Äôs Tucson and Phoenix field offices.¬† He was joined by Neil Mallon from the University of Maryland. The training focused on integrating the CANS into Multidisciplinary Team Meetings, Developing Strength Based Action Plans based on the … Continue reading Integration Training-Mark in Phoenix

The Incredible Years

Thanks to Stephanie Romney, in collaboration with Carolyn Webster-Stratton and John Lyons, we have a great¬†guide to the integration of the Incredible Years and the CANS 0-5. What is The Incredible Years (IY)? The Incredible Years is a training program that occurs as¬†a¬†series of¬†complementary evidence-based programs that promote child social, emotional, and academic competence and … Continue reading The Incredible Years

Western Michigan Implements the ANSA-John in Muskegon

Dr. John Lyons was in Muskegon, Michigan conducting a training for Lakeshore Regional Entity. They are planning to implement the ANSA across¬†all 5 agencies in western Michigan. Thanks to Paul Duff, we are able to learn more about what is going on in the world of TCOM!   Lakeshore Regional Entity first heard about TCOM … Continue reading Western Michigan Implements the ANSA-John in Muskegon

3rd Annual International Resilience Summit-John in Chicago

Chicago¬†was recently¬†home¬†to the Third Annual International Resilience Summit, hosted by the National Resilience Institute at the Chicago Cultural Center. This was a two day conference from November 2-3, 2016¬†where people came to¬†learn from resilience pioneers who are actively working to help students, families, institutions, and communities become stronger, healthier, and happier. #HumanResilienceMovement Dr. John Lyons … Continue reading 3rd Annual International Resilience Summit-John in Chicago

CANS/FAST use in Singapore

Thank you to our partners at the Rehabilitation and Protection Group in Singapore for joining our conversation: --- In 2010, the Rehabilitation and Protection Group in Singapore was in need of a way to communicate the needs and outcomes for children in care. After reviewing the different frameworks in the literature, we decided that the … Continue reading CANS/FAST use in Singapore