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Adult Protective Services – Who, What, Where, When, How and Why

Are you unsure of the resources and processes behind Adult Protective Services? Is there a gap in your knowledge about where to turn when you believe abuse is occurring in a home you have been visiting? Are you unsure of how to make a quality APS report? This workshop will cover Adult Protective Services specific to Montgomery County and addresses general goals and services that apply to all counties. Topics Include an in-depth look at Adult Protective Services, how to write a quality report, detecting signs of abuse, and the organization’s goals.

Attendees will gain clarification on common misconceptions about Adult Protective services, and hear case examples as well as success stories. This workshop will provide clarification on the role that Adult Protective Services plays in the community and increase awareness on older adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Presenter: Brooke Lynch, supervisor with Montgomery County Job and Family Services in the Adult Protective Services unit in Dayton where she was previously an adult protective services specialist for 11 years, receiving Worker of the Year award in 2014. She holds a B.A. in Sociology from Wright State University and a M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati.

This workshop offers 3.0 clock hours for social workers, #RSX089101.
The Ohio Board of Nursing accepts events approved for counselors and social workers for continuing nursing education.

Cost: $40 for CEUs/$20 to attend without receiving CEUs.

Registration by Sept. 13 is requested: Call or email Kelsey Haus, khaus@info4seniors.org, 937-341-3020. Registration form and payment is required – click here for the full brochure that contains the registration form. Sorry, we cannot accept credit card.

We are experiencing occasional mail delays. Please notify Kelsey Haus, Communications & Training Coordinator, at (937) 341-3020 or khaus@info4seniors.org, that your registration is coming. This will help to ensure you will receive the workshop reminder and link in time even if registration is delayed. We appreciate your help and consideration.

Date: September 16, 2021

Time: 9:00am-12:15pm

Location:
Taking place online via Zoom. Workshop link will be emailed the day before.

Call: 937-341-3020
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