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Adult Services Training Academy

Adult Protective Services

This video series provides APS social workers with several tips and strategies for effectively serving the APS community. Featured in this series are APS social workers, trainers and legal experts with experience serving both rural and urban California counties.

Video Series

Developed in conjunction with The Nebraska Medical Center following guidelines provided by The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Proper use of Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) describes the correct donning and doffing sequences of recommended equipment.

This short clip can be used as a training tool for APS professional’s own safety when conducting home visits. It addresses ways for APS professionals to assess safety concerns that are common in the field. Use this video to incorporate discussions about safety within your APS programs.

This training video will walk APS professionals through best practices when interviewing an Alleged Perpetrator during a financial abuse investigation.

This training video is designed to support APS professionals in building their confidence and ability to interview an Alleged Perpetrator.

An overview of the courtroom basics and a look at what social workers can do to be successful when testifying in court.

A look at ways in which social workers can empower clients to advocate for themselves, reduce harm, promote quality of life and decrease high risk behaviors.

This video explores the dynamics of undue influence, as well as strategies for effective interventions in Adult Protective Services.

Explore strategies for building a trusting relationship with clients that are difficult to engage, ethical dilemmas faced with such clients, and the scope of statutory authority for working with resistive clients.

In this 17 minute video, viewers will observe an APS Profressional meeting with their supervisor to discuss a recent interview with their client.

In this 9 minute video, viewers will observe an APS professional demonstrating one example of how demographics can be discussed.