Training Information and Presentations

Adult Protective Services/Elder Adults Conference

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, sponsored a two-day statewide training opportunity. The conference, "Partnerships and Protection: Opportunities and Challenges in a Multidisciplinary Approach to Adults-at-Risk", was 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.

2015 Conference Brochure (PDF, 6,816 KB)

2013 Conference Brochure (PDF, 469 KB)

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 Conference, October 2007 (PDF, 14,227 KB)


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 10, 2016