Welcome to the GAIN Information Website for Providers!

This page includes links to tools, resources and requirements for DCF funded substance abuse treatment providers required to use the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN).  Click on the links below to access GAIN information specific to your needs.


Data Management
GAIN ABS Forms and Resources
GAIN ABS Manuals
GAIN Contacts
GAIN-Q3 Response Cards
GAIN-Q3 Training  Information
HELP Documents
Instruments and Materials
Rules of GAIN Administration
Trainings for Providers

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DATA MANAGEMENT

CTDCF Processing Timeline
Data Manager Manual
Site Profiles Guide

 

GAIN ABS FORMS and RESOURCES

GAIN ABS Demo
How to obtain a GAIN ABS Account  
Access Authorization Form

 

GAIN ABS MANUALS

Getting Started with GAIN ABS
User Manual

 

GAIN CONTACTS

ABS Support E-mail  (or call 309-451-7777)
GAIN Administration E-mail
Chestnut's GAIN Webpage

 

HELP DOCUMENTS

GAIN Data Manager Monthly Checklist_5th
Top 5 GAIN Edits_Q3
Rekeying Assessments in GAIN ABS
Updating GAIN Edits
Additional resources can be found at:  https://chestnut.box.com/v/DataManagementMaterials

 

INSTRUMENTS and MATERIALS

GAIN-Q3 Calendar 2018-2019
GAIN-Q3 Calendar 2018-2019 - Español
GAIN-Q3 Instrument
GAIN-Q3 Instrument - Español
GAIN-Q3-MI 3.2-1
GAIN-Q3-MI 3.2-1 - Español
GAIN-Q3 3.2 Manual
GAIN-Q3 Response Cards
GAIN-Q3 Training Instrument (includes tips for administration)
Guidelines for GAIN Administration

If you need information related to the GAIN that is not available through this website, please contact Melissa.Sienna@ct.gov for assistance.  For general questions about the GAIN you may also contact Chestnut Health Systems at gaininfo@chestnut.org.