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Demystifying APS

  • Community Health Services 2025 Traverwood Drive Ann Arbor, MI, 48105 United States (map)

Course Description:

·         Purpose- To provide protection to vulnerable adults age 18 years and older                as mandated by Public Act 519 of 1982.

·         Vulnerability-A vulnerable adult is one in a condition where they are unable to protect themselves       due to medical complications, mental impairment, physical impairment or advanced age. 

·         Types of Investigation

o    Exploitation (financial, of person

o    Abuse (physical, emotional, sexual)

o    Neglect (physical, self)

·         APS Services

o    Intervention

o    Referrals to resources

o    Referrals to law enforcement

o    Referrals to other state agencies such as LARA, BCH

o    Capacity vs Competency

o   Guardianship & Conservatorship

Course Link:

CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast MI

Contact Information:
Cathy Mitchell