This page will host implementation resources for persons who are interested in, or engaged in, implementing the ANSA in their community. We are currently in the process of collecting implementation resources to post. If you or your community is involved in implementing the ANSA and have questions you would like to have addressed and / or resources you would like to share, please contact Nathaniel Israel at

Talking about Trauma when conducting the CANS/ANSA/FAST: 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. The following includes tips and strategies for gathering this information in a safe and trauma-informed manner, which can be applied according to your own communication style.