Screening for Decision-Making Ability when Working with APS Clients
eLearning for Core Curriculum Module 17
Assessing and determining whether clients have the ability to make informed decisions about their situations and care is one greatest challenges faced by APS professionals. This course will help you screen for your clients’ ability to make decisions by helping you tailor your interview questions to identify factors that affect decision-making ability. It will also help provide an understanding of the uses and limitations of the tools available for screening decision-making ability, and the value and purpose of a formal capacity evaluation done by a clinical professional.
90 min. (1.5 CEs)
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