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Screening for Decision-Making Ability When Working with APS Clients Instructor-Led Training

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APS professionals are tasked with ensuring people’s rights to self-determination are respected while also working to keep the person safe and healthy. Assessing and determining if clients have the ability to make informed decisions about their situations and care, is one of the greatest challenges faced by APS professionals. In this introductory training, participants will find opportunities to apply the fundamentals of screening for decision-making ability to their daily tasks in the field of APS work.

This training is Module 17 of the NAPSA Core Competency Curriculum and designed for Instructor-Led facilitation for either in-person or virtually.

Course Materials
Executive Summary
Trainer Manual
Participant Manual
Transfer of Learning: Desk Guide

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