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2013 Adult Protective Services/Elder Adults Conference

On October 10-11, 2013, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, through the Division of Long Term Care, the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and the Division of Quality Assurance, is sponsoring a two-day statewide training opportunity. The conference, “Partnerships and Protection: Opportunities and Challenges in a Multidisciplinary Approach to Adults at Risk”, is designed for Adult Protective Services workers and other professionals and staff who are committed to protecting Adults at Risk from abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation and improving their quality of life.

Conference Brochure (PDF, 469 KB)


2009 Elder Adults/Adults at Risk Regional Training Sessions

Working with Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Presented by the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Association.  Contact Information for Wisconsin Memory Care Clinics.  Alzheimer's Pocket Films: A Quick Look at Alzheimer's.

Board on Aging and Long Term Care Ombudsman Program


2007 Elder Adults/Adults at Risk Conference

Using Photography in Investigations (PPT, 143 KB)

Confidentiality of Information Regarding Adults at Risk (PDF, 14 KB)

Sexual Abuse of Vulnerable Adults in Facilities: Preliminary Findings in Wisconsin and Nationally Pamela B. Teaster, Ph.D., University of Kentucky and Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, Ph.D., Klawsnik and Slawsnik Associates) Presentation Handout from Wisconsin Adults-at-Risk Conference, October 2007 (PDF, 14,227 KB)

WITS Training Webcasts


Abuse of Individuals at Risk: Presentation of Abuse of Individuals at Risk Session (PDF, 117 KB)

This presentation provides key information for staff working with older adults and adults with disabilities.  The presentation contains helpful information about what abuse is, warning signs and how to connect with the reporting system.


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Last Revised:  June 18, 2014