Announcement for CANS-NY Training

July 21, 2020

The NYS Department of Health and the CANS-NY Technical Assistance Institute are hosting CANS–NY introductory and supervisory trainings throughout 2020. 

New York Department of Health (NYS DOH) and the CANS-NY Technical Assistance Institute are pleased to offer this virtual, live-streamed version of the CANS-NY Introductory Live Training.  Training will be offered in segments to afford flexibility of scheduling and participation to all attendees. 

As mentioned in “AMENDED March 17, 2020 Guidance”, NYS DOH’s require all new Health Home care managers / supervisors to attend CANS-NY In-Person Training however the due date was put on hold due to COVID-19 pandemic.  NYS DOH will work with lead Health Homes to determine a new completion target date for all new Health Home staff to be in compliance.

Due to public health considerations, the 2020 trainings will be offered in webinar format. This webinar format will meet the NYS DOH in-person training requirement and as the training announcement attached outlines, there are processes in place during these webinar trainings to ensure accountability to training requirements.

Please review the attached training announcement to ensure your understanding of the training software platform and requirements of participates.  Registration ahead of time is encouraged!

The CANS-NY Introductory Training will be offered as a course which includes 3 distinct webinars.  Each webinar will last no more than 2 hours.  Learners may select the date/time that works best for each of the 3 webinars as outlined in the attached training announcement.

If you have any questions about this training, please reach out to us at We will connect you with a CANS-NY coach from your region who can help you.