National APS Resource Center

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Most Recent Resources

Research-to-Practice (R2P) Webinar – January 15, 2013 | December 7, 2012

Financial, Most Recent, Research

Pure Financial Exploitation vs. Hybrid Financial Exploitation Co-occurring with Elder Physical Abuse and/or Neglect – Tuesday January 15, 2013 Registration information available here.

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Research to Practice (R2P) Brief – Taking the Guesswork Out of Findings | November 26, 2012

Assessment, Research, Trainer Education

Presenters Lori Delagrammatikas, Mary Twomey, Krista Brown, Kris K. Brown, and Mary Counihan discuss how researchers and APS practitioners worked together to develop a protocol to improve the consistency of APS investigation findings in California. Taking the Guesswork Out of … Continue reading

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National APS Training Library #10 – NAPSA’s Ethical Principles & Best Practice Guidelines | September 7, 2012

Capacity, Ethics, Safety

National Adult Protective Services Association & National Center on Elder Abuse (2004) - One-page description of Adult Protective Services principles and practice guidelines, available in pdf. #10 – Ethical Principles & Best Practice Guidelines

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National APS Training Library #9 – Elder Abuse Awareness Kit | September 7, 2012

Outreach

National Center on Elder Abuse (April 2001) - A collection of materials that can be distributed individually to community organizations to raise awareness of elder abuse and how to prevent it. Includes key term definitions as well as practical tips and … Continue reading

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National APS Training Library #7 – Issues, Dilemmas, & Ethical Decision Making in the New Millennium | September 7, 2012

Ethics

Arkansas Aging & Adult Services (September 2003) - Contains separate sections written by experts in the areas of ethical decision making within APS provision, ombudsman program, legal issues, medical issues, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). #7a – … Continue reading

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National APS Training Library #6 – NAPSA’s Core Competencies for APS Caseworkers | September 7, 2012

Assessment, Capacity, Disability, Diversity, Domestic Violence, Ethics, Investigation, Trainer Education

National Adult Protective Services Association (2005) - Outline of NAPSA’s 20 Core Competencies training modules (revised in 9/06). #6 – NAPSA Core Competencies

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National APS Training Library #5 – Formative Evaluation of APS Curricula 2003 | September 7, 2012

Trainer Education

National Adult Protective Services Association (2003) - A tool designed to help trainers create stronger training curricula by providing formative evaluation criteria. It can also be used to evaluate existing curricula. Tool includes: type of learning involved, target audience, learning objectives, … Continue reading

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National APS Training Library # 4 – “Training of Trainers: Participant Manual” | September 7, 2012

Trainer Education

AARP Foundation National Training Project (August 1999) – A comprehensive guide for training participants that enables them to identify their own trainer style, learn training skills and techniques for effectiveness, and addresses conference coordination and training design. Booklet contains lesson … Continue reading

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National APS Training Library – #3 “Training of Trainers: Trainer’s Guide” | September 7, 2012

Trainer Education

AARP Foundation National Training Project (August 1999) - A comprehensive guide for trainers of trainers aimed at enabling participants to identify their own trainer style; learn training skills and techniques for effectiveness, conference coordination, and training design. Booklet contains step-by-step guidelines … Continue reading

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National APS Training Library #2 – “The 2004 Survey of Adult Protective Services: Abuse of Adults 60 Years of Age and Older” | September 7, 2012

Research

National Center on Elder Abuse (2001) - This report contains the results of a national survey on elder abuse conducted by the NCEA. The report primarily summarizes data concerning reports of abuse for individuals 60 years of age and older. The … Continue reading

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