The Praed Foundation is a public charitable foundation committed to improving the wellbeing of all through the use of personalized, timely and effective interventions

This website provides information about three tools supported by the Foundation. On this site, you will find copies of manuals and answers to frequently asked questions. A video clip from a training website is also provided as an overview. In addition, a powerpoint presentation of the TCOM approach is provided.

Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths

a set of tools to support child and youth specific interventions.


Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment

a tool to support interventions for people 18 and older.


Family Advocacy and Support Tool

is a tool to support interventions directed toward assisting families.

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Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management

the management mechanism for these components



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John S. Lyons has recently published a new book describing the measurement theory (communimetrics) behind the CANS, ANSA and FAST.