Adult Protection Services (APS) Process Evaluation Report

This evaluation was designed and implemented to describe the current landscape of APS program structure and operations across the United States.

SSBG Focus Reports 2020

WRMA compiles these focus reports to congress for the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) program. The 2020 reports focused on Special Services for the Disabled, the service area of Vulnerable and Elderly Adults, and US Territories.

SSBG Annual Report 2021

This report presents annual SSBG data to provide an in depth look at how grantees allocate funds and the number of individuals served.

Child Maltreatment Report 2021

Child Maltreatment 2021 is the 32nd edition in the annual series of this NCANDS report and includes a special focus on racial and ethnic disproportionality.

Adult Protective Services (APS) Blog

Updated regularly, the APS Blog includes posts from contributing authors and new publications from the Adult Protective Services Technical Assistance Resource Center (APS TARC).

Child maltreatment reporting during the initial weeks of COVID-19 in the US: Findings from NCANDS

Child Abuse & Neglect has published an article written by members of WRMA’s National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) technical team, in collaboration with John Fluke of the Kempe Center at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Performance Management Cycle for APS Supervisors

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.

Let’s Talk APS (Peer Call)

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.

Adult Maltreatment Report 2021

This report is based on 2021 data from the National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS).

APS TARC Toolkits

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.

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