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APSWI Training Calendar

This is the instructor-led and virtual training schedule for Adult Protective Services (APS) professionals across Southern California: Los Angeles, Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego.

FY 2023-2024 Training

California APS Consistency in Determining Findings: Multi-Module Virtual Skill-Building Training
Cohort 1: Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2024 (Day 1, Module 1 & 2) at  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & Wednesday, April 3, 2024 (Day 2, Module 3) at  9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Cohort 2: Thursday, Mar. 28, 2024 (Day 1, Module 1 & 2)  at 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & Thursday, April 4, 2024 (Day 2, Module 3) at  9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Trained by Sara Stratton

Hoarding: Part 2: Collaborative Community Approaches to Hoarding
Cohort 1: Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2024 (Day 1) at 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2024 (Day 2) at 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cohort 2: Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2024 (Day 1) at 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2024 (Day 2) at 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Trained by Marnie Matthews 

 

FY 2023-2024 Past Training

February  2024

Hoarding: Part 1: A Collaborative Approach to Identifying, Assessing, and Addressing
Cohort 2: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024 (Day 1) at 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & Tuesday,  Feb. 13, 2024 (Day 2) at 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Trained by Marnie Matthews 

APS Supervisor Core: Building and Managing Effective APS Teams
Cohort 1: Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Trained by Trudy McClure

APS Supervisor Core: Supervisor as Trainer
Cohort 1: Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Trained by Kim Nguyen

APS Supervisor Core: Supervisor as Coach
Cohort 1: Thursday, February 8, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Trained by Brenda Wilson-Codispoti

January  2024

Hoarding: Part 1: A Collaborative Approach to Identifying, Assessing, and Addressing
Cohort 1: Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024 (Day 1) at  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024 (Day 2) at  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Trained by Marnie Matthews 

September 2023

The Unique Role of the APS Supervisor
Cohort 1: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 1:00 – 3:00 pm 
Trained by Elizabeth “Penny” Jacobo, LCSW 

Strengths-Based Development/Supervision
Cohort 1: Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 1:00 – 3:00 pm 
Trained by Brenda Wilson-Codispoti

Ethics, Values and Cultural Responsiveness in Adult Protective Services 
Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
In-person training at the Riverside County DPSS Staff Development Training Center
Trained by Susan D. Writer, Ph.D.

October 2023

Ethics, Values and Cultural Responsiveness in Adult Protective Services
Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
In-person training at The California Endowment in Los Angeles
Trained by Susan D. Writer, Ph.D

November 2023

Understanding Implicit Bias and Structural Racism
Cohort 1: Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Trained by Elizabeth “Penny” Jacobo, LCSW

Building Cultural Humility and Cultural Responsiveness
Cohort 1: Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Trained by Kim Nguyen, LCSW

How to Talk About Elder Abuse
Cohort 1: Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 10:00 -11:30 am
Trained by Elizabeth “Penny” Jacobo 

APS Investigations Involving Allegations of Undue Influence
Cohort 1: Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Cohort 2: Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Both sessions will be trained by Candace J. Heisler, JD

December 2023

Estate Planning and Financial Abuse Issues in APS
Cohort 1: Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm In-person at The California Endowment in Los Angeles 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cohort 2: Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm In-person at the Dept. of Aging & Adult Services 9445 Fairway View Place Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Academy for Professional Excellence – ADA Statement

The Academy for Professional Excellence is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment that appreciates and builds on diversity. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended, The Academy for Professional Excellence prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. To request accommodations, please contact your county’s Human Resources representative.

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