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Friday, August 9, 2013

National Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention /Adult Protective Services Resource Center


Application Due Date: 09/09/2013
Interested applicants should make note of the following interactive teleconference
scheduled for August 12, 2013
ACL has identified the following as targets for this program:
1. Identify strategies and best practices that improve the effectiveness and outcomes of
APS secondary prevention activities, and compile “lessons learned” in planning and
delivering such activities, including effective prevention activities in terms of supportive
structures, components, or infrastructure elements. Examples of APS prevention and
intervention activities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Conducting assessments for risk, safety, capacity, etc.
  • Conducting case investigations
  • On-going case management
  • Case closures
  • Referrals to other programs
Identify strategies and best practices to improve the effectiveness and outcomes of
APS prevention activities Victims’ services to reduce vulnerability to future, repeat abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation, including but not limited to programs designed to increase the
independence and augment the functional status of the victim Services or programs to address factors that are likely to make confirmed or substantiated perpetrators susceptible to perpetrating further abuse.


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