Data Collection Tools

CSI Migration Project

These reporting changes will have an impact on your professional and clerical staff and will require you to make business process changes to support the transition and ongoing requirements. Changes will be required in the data collection process, the amount of data collected, when it is collected, as well as, data entry into the InSyst (Simon) software application.

CSI Overview: PowerPoint | Word | PDF

Managing Change: PowerPoint | Word | PDF

Revisions to CSI Systems: PDF | Excel

Technical Change: PowerPoint | PDF

Records Description

Data Dictionary

CSI Reporting Tips

Episode Forms

CSI Episode Form

Episode Opening and Closing Codes

Initial Contact: English | Spanish

Universal CDI

Periodic Data Form

Service Location Codes


Conrep CDI


Data Collection and Reporting System (DCR)

DCR User Manual
The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) provides increased funds for certain types of mental health programs. Such programs have an additional requirement to report very specific information to the State using the Data Collection and Reporting (DCR) system.


DBH is currently integrating the Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) framework into the daily care of mental health consumers within San Bernardino County. The TCOM system was developed by the Praed Foundation in 1998 and has been modified by DBH in an effort to ensure that the needs of the county’s specific population are addressed.


The Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths San Bernardino (CANS-SB) site is designed to be used by DBH staff & DBH contract providers who are implementing the CANS-SB.


The Adult Needs & Strengths Assessment (ANSA) is a comprehensive assessment of psychological and social factors for use in treatment planning.

Objective Arts

San Bernardino Objective Arts website.
Objective Arts is a secured, proprietary, web-based data collection and reporting system that allows DBH and DBH contractors to provide regular periodic TCOM assessments to measure treatment outcomes of consumers as they participate in various mental health programs. The system includes immediate access to multiple providers, an online measurement tool, individual and collective data sharing, and the ability for users to access/monitor client information while complying with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 requirements.


The California Outcomes Measurements System (CalOMS) is a data collection system used to report information to the state Department of Health Services.

What is CalOMS? Presentation

Client Registration

Administrative Discharge Form

CalOMS Tx Data Dictionary 

CalOMS Tx Data Collection Guide

Episode Opening Summary

Episode Closing Summary

Episode Update Summary 

Level of Care (LOC)

The Level of Care database is a data collection system used to report information to the state Department of Health Care Services

To access the database please click here

Level Of Care Information and Instruction Guide

Level of Care Application Training