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Camberwell Assessment of Need (CAN)

Variants of the CAN

Variants of the adult CAN have been developed for use with other populations.

CANDID

Camberwell Assessment of Need for Adults with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (CANDID), 2nd edition

Xenitidis K, Slade M, Thornicroft G, Bouras N (2021) Camberwell Assessment of Need for adults with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (CANDID), 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available here

CANE

Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE)

Orrell M, Hancock G (2004) The Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE), London: Gaskell. Available here

NB CANE 2nd edition is being published soon.

CANFOR

Camberwell Assessment of Need – Forensic (CANFOR)

Thomas S, Harty M, Parrott J, McCrone P, Slade M, Thornicroft G (2003) The Forensic CAN: Camberwell Assessment of Need Forensic Version (CANFOR), London: Gaskell. Available here

NB CANFOR 2nd edition is being published soon.

CAN-M

Camberwell Assessment of Need for mothers and pregnant women with mental health problems (CAN-M)

Howard L, Hunt K, Slade M, O’Keane V, Seneviratne T, Thornicroft G (eds) (2008) The Camberwell Assessment of Need for Pregnant Women and Mothers with Severe Mental Illness, London: Gaskell. Available here

HESPER

Humanitarian Emergency Settings Perceived Needs Scale (HESPER)

Semrau M, van Ommeren M, Blagescu M, Griekspoor A, Howard L, Jordans M, Lempp H, Marini A, Pedersen J, Pilotte I, Slade M, Thornicroft G (2012) The development and psychometric properties of the Humanitarian Emergency Settings Perceived Needs (HESPER) Scale, American Journal of Public Health, 102, e55-e63. Available here

Download the HESPER Manual