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Begin Free APSWI E-Learning Training - Elder and Department Adult Abuse and Neglect in California


Course Description

In California many professions are now legally designated as mandated reporters of elder and dependent adult abuse. This course will address reporting responsibilities; help participants to understand how, when and where to report suspected abuse or neglect; and inform participants of what to expect after the report has been made.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be equipped with the necessary tools and information they need to make a report each time they suspect or witness elder or dependent adult abuse or neglect.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify obligations as a mandated reporter.
  • Recognize signs of suspected abuse or neglect of elders or dependent adults as defined by California law.
  • Determine how, when and where to report suspected abuse or neglect based on where it occurs.
  • Describe what investigating agencies can or cannot do in response to your report.
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