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More about Advanced Metrics and KIDnet

Who is Advanced Metrics?

Advanced Metrics is a mission driven Software as a Service (SaaS) company whose software are explicitly informed by system users throughout the development and deployment of each application. Advanced Metrics is SOC2 certified and holds “The Seal of HIPAA Compliance” through The Compliance Group. Caleb Moser and Tyler Ruenroeng are your main contacts for your implementation and training questions.

What is KIDnet?

KIDnet is a web-based software application developed by Advanced Metrics that utilizes and reports on data drawn from the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) and other data collection tools. As part of the VBP workflow, data is collected and entered into the KIDnet software application. This includes CANS data as well as data related to treatment progress. Administrators are provided with outputs that show change over time as well as symptom reduction.

From logging into your account to administering the CANS, these resources will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to access and utilize KIDnet based on your role. To accommodate adult learners, instructions have been provided in both print and video form. Video snippets have also been linked throughout the print guide where applicable.

For Clinicians

*11 total training videos with an estimated duration of 26 mins

For Administrators

*4 total training videos with an estimated duration of 5 mins.

CANS Training Resources

The Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) is a multiple purpose information integration tool that is designed to be the output of an assessment process. It provides a roadmap for collaborative decision making. You will find useful resources relating to the CANS below:


    Meet your Implementation Team

    The multi-disciplinary team at Advanced Metrics has an extensive background in clinical practice, software implementation and development, business administration, and data analytics. These will be the key players in helping you succeed with KIDnet, CANS, and VBP!

    From left to right:

    John Kreiner – Chief Technology Officer

    Sara Russell, BA – Operations and Outreach Manager

    Patrice Castellano – Solution Support Lead

    Steve Herr, PhD – CEO

    Kate Gallagher, MNM – Chief Operating Officer

    Caleb Moser, BA – Project Implementation Coordinator 

    Anna Erb, DSW, LCSW – Director of Operational Content and Planning

    Erin Bixler, MA – Data Analyst

    Please click on this link for complete bios of each member

    Have a training and implementation question or need to connect with Solution Support?

    We are here to help.

    Caleb Moser, Project Implementation Coordinator

    Tyler Ruenroeng, Project Implementation Coordinator

    Patrice Castellano, Solution Support

    (717) 723-8137