Updated regularly, the APS Blog includes posts from contributing authors and new publications from the Adult Protective Services Technical Assistance Resource Center (APS TARC).
APS supervisors have a complex position and are expected to fill many different roles. One of those roles is planning for, monitoring, reviewing, and rewarding staff performance. This brief addresses the performance management cycle and includes tips for making expectations clear, documenting performance, evaluating home visits, and more.
These virtual meetings are designed to bring together adult protective services (APS) investigators/caseworkers, supervisors, and administrators who may be struggling with similar issues or concerns. Attendees are invited to exchange help with difficult cases, brainstorm how to work with challenging partners, share resources, and get peer advice on how to tackle related concerns framed around discussion questions on related topics.
This report is based on 2021 data from the National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS).
The APS TARC, on behalf of the Administration for Community Living, developed a series of toolkits to assist APS programs across policy and practice on a single topic.
This recorded interactive townhall discusses questions surrounding adult protective services (APS) language usage as we begin a step towards consensus on building the evolution of APS language use.
This report is based on 2020 data from the National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS).
These infographics represent the National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS) data elements and code values.
This report is based on 2019 data from the National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS).
This brief discusses adult protective services (APS) case workers and addresses: understanding capacity terminology, the relationships between capacity and abuse, screening tools, and research on capacity screening.