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.
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
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 vulnerable adults who are abused, neglected, self-neglected, or financially exploited.
STRATEGIC GOAL 3 – PUBLIC EDUCATION
Increase the public’s knowledge and awareness of the role of Adult Protective Services programs; issues related to the abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults and the importance of reporting suspected abuse.
STRATEGIC GOAL 4 – RESEARCH
Expand evidence-based and evidence-informed APS practices, as well as the body of existing APS practice-informed research by:
1. Conducting APS-related research as well as contributing to research conducted by collaborating organizations.
2. Strengthening the partnership between researchers and APS practitioners.
STRATEGIC GOAL 5 – TRAINING
Support the development of increased skills, knowledge, and abilities of APS professionals throughout the country by developing and providing high quality training materials and training opportunities.
Please click here for a full copy of the 2017-2019 NAPSA Strategic Plan.
NAPSA members approved the revised by-laws on August 16, 2013.
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NAPSA: Policy and Procedures Manual
The NAPSA Board of Directors approved changes to the internal Policy and Procedures Manual in September 2013.
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