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Adult Services Training Academy

APS Supervisor Core

About Supervisor Core

APS Supervisor Core Competency training modules are based on research, national needs assessment data, stakeholder feedback, and evolving APS practice. Curriculum is developed with subject-matter experts in concert with the Superviosr Curriculum Advisory Committee (SCAC). Training is offered in a variety of curriculum lengths and modalities to accommodate supervisor's competing demands. The training is intended for supervisors both new and experienced. Please note: Training modules will be released on a rolling basis as they are piloted, finalized, and reviewed bu NAPSA Education Review Committee. Please see below for anticipated release dates.

Registration Instructions

You only need to register if you have never taken an eLearning with us in the past.

  1. In order to correctly record your APS eLearning completions, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration. Click on the Register for eLearning link.
  2. Within one business day, you will receive an email with login credentials to our CyberTrain LMS and have access to our catalog of APS eLearning courses.
  3. Click on the link provided in the email to login or click on the eLearning Link in a course on this website.
  4. Once you login, on your dashboard locate your course under "My Record" and select "Search Classes".
  5. After you have completed your course(s), you can check completion status under "History" found in the "My Record" tab.

Register for eLearning

If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthina@mail.fresnostate.edu.


Module 1 - Understanding Self as Supervisor

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In this foundational 90-minute eLearning, 4-hour instructor led training, and 30-minute Transfer of Learning Activity on a trauma-informed framework for APS supervisors, participants will explore a trauma-informed care approach from biological, programmatic, and policy levels. Each modality can be taken separately or together for a more in-depth experience.

Thank you to our SME, Gabriela Grant, MA, for developing the curriculum and to Brenda Wilson-Codispoti, MSW, LCSW, for providing editing support and contributions to this project.  

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In this interactive, foundational 90 minute eLearning or 2-hour Instructor-Led training on strengths-based development and supervision, identify and explore your strengths and how to apply a strengths-based supervisory approach with your staff. Tips, tools, and best practices will be shared for use on the job and in supervision. Each modality can be taken separately or together for a more-in-depth experience.

Thank you to our SME, Joanne Chen, MA, CPC for developing the curriculum for this project and to Brenda Wilson-Codispoti for coordinating this project.

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Module 2 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion/Transformation

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In this interactive, multi-module training, learn what factors currently influence the way the public thinks about elder abuse and practice a new communication strategy developed by the National Center on Elder Abuse, in conjunction with the Frameworks Institute. Resources, toolkits and other helpful information will be shared to help participants continue the reframing process. 

This multi-module training consists of a 60-minute eLearning and a 90-minute instructor-led booster. The 60-minute eLearning is designed to be completed prior to the instructor-led booster. 

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Module 3 - Supporting Team Building and Individual Development

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Module 4 - Case Consultation and Critical Thinking

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This 5-hour, interactive, 2-day training which includes a 30-minute Transfer of Learning Activity will address specific, foundational roles of case consultation and will incorporate a transfer of learning activity that will allow APS Supervisors to apply their own unique skills to approach and lead the case consultation process.

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Module 5 - Supervising for Accountability an Retention

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Module 6 - Safety and Self Care

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Module 7 - Collaboration and Leadership

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Original Instructor-Led Modules

Foundations of Effective Supervision

Understanding Self As Supervisor

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