NAPSA: Strategic Plan

NAPSA’s strategic plan contains operational goals and objectives for a two-year time period. NASPA has five goals it is striving for to advance its mission.

MISSION STATEMENT

The National Adult Protective Services Association’s mission is to strengthen Adult Protective Services programs in order to improve the safety and quality of life of vulnerable adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation.

STRATEGIC GOAL 1 – OPERATIONS

Maintain NAPSA’s infrastructure in order to operate an effective, efficient, and inclusive membership organization.

STRATEGIC GOAL 2 – PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY

Strengthen Adult Protective Services programs through leadership, advocacy, and support for national legislation and policies to eliminate adult abuse and improve the safety and quality of life of APS clients, as defined by state statute.

STRATEGIC GOAL 3 – PROGRAM STANDARDIZATION AND PROFESSIONALIZATION

Inform and prepare APS programs to deliver high quality services to APS clients as defined by state statute. Enhance field readiness for potential federal APS regulations in policy, training, research, etc.

STRATEGIC GOAL 3A – RESEARCH TO PRACTICE

Expand evidence-based and evidence-informed APS practices, as well as the body of existing APS practice-informed research by contributing to research and strengthening the partnership between researchers and APS practitioners.

STRATEGIC GOAL 3B –PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Support the development of increased skills, knowledge, and abilities of APS professionals and multi-disciplinary partners throughout the country and beyond by promoting, developing and disseminating high quality training, networking and professional development opportunities.

STRATEGIC GOAL 4 – MEMBERSHIP & COMMUNICATIONS

Increase knowledge and awareness of NAPSA member benefits and activities to sustain current membership and cultivate future growth to include multiple disciplines and diversity across age, culture, gender, etc.

Please click here for a full copy of the 2020-2022 NAPSA Strategic Plan.

NAPSA: By-Laws

NAPSA members approved the revised by-laws on August 16, 2013.

Please click here for a copy of NAPSA’s by-laws.

NAPSA: Policy and Procedures Manual

The NAPSA Board of Directors approved changes to the internal Policy and Procedures Manual in September 2013.

Please click here for a copy of the manual.