National APS Resource Center: Training Archive

The APS Training Archive offers access to a wealth of specialized research and training materials assembled from sources nationwide. These materials focus on a variety of practice needs and challenges that face APS workers, ranging from the basics of becoming an APS investigator to advanced practice skills, ethics and safety.

APS Training Archive records can be sorted by topic categories to assist users in locating materials according to your specific area of interest. Material is added regularly, so please check back for new additions!

To suggest training not currently featured in the APS Training Archive, or request technical assistance, please contact us.

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.

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

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

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


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