E-LEARNING

 

E-Learning courses are available for self-registration by clicking the link next to each module. 

APS Overview eLearning

This eLearning course is an orientation course on Adult Protective Services. This training was designed to help you get started by describing the clients you’ll be serving, your role and how to evaluate referrals and develop care plans. It will also provide you with important “tools of the trade” including common terminology and resources (1 CE).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/6CCBGF

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

 

APS Values and Ethics

The purpose of this training is to “demystify” ethics, and offer a practical framework for ethical decision-making on the front lines (1.5 CEs).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/7JNYCG

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

 

California APS Regulations

Description: This eLearning course was designed to help you understand California’s Adult Protective Services Regulations by requiring you to apply the regulations to abuse reports and case scenarios.

Elearning link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/ACLRDR

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

The Aging Process

Aging is part of the normal physical and developmental life course. As is true in every phase of life, changes that occur in later life offer rewards, opportunities for growth, and physical and developmental challenges. In this dynamic, interactive 90-minute online training, participants will receive a basic understanding of the aging process that will enhance their ability to perform investigations and make evaluations. The training is intended for new APS workers, experienced workers needing a refresher and elder abuse partner agencies (1.5 CEs).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/MA4BEM

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

 

Physical/Developmental Disabilities

This eLearning course is designed to teach you about the unique ways in which APS social workers may work a case with an individual with a physical, cognitive or developmental disability.

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/G38KBW

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Mental Health in APS

This two-part eLearning course is designed for APS social workers who are unfamiliar with working with persons who are living with a mental illness or as a “refresher” in working with this population. It is intended as an introduction and to support on-going and additional study of mental health issues (1 CE for each eLearning module).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/FPA8NT

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Substance abuse and Mature Adults

This eLearning course is designed for APS social workers who are unfamiliar with working with persons with substance abuse issues or for workers who require a “refresher” in working with clients who have substance abuse issues.

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/TR6NKJ

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Dynamics of Abusive Relationships

Description: This introductory course will help adult protective services (APS) professionals understand the dynamics of vulnerable adult abuse to enhance victim safety. You will learn about the definition of vulnerable adult abuse and the various dynamics, which underlie vulnerable adult abuse including the dynamics of power and control. You will explore the role of APS in cases of potential abuse and how power and control dynamics might inform case interventions. You will also learn why some victims may refuse services and stay with the abuser.

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/TPXNAH

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Professional Communication

This 3-part interactive eLearning will help you to engage with the client, conduct a clean forensic interview and how to accommodate various sensory disabilities (1.5 CEs upon completion of 3-part eLearning).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/9D47R4

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Self-Neglecting Clients

In this interactive and thought-provoking introductory eLearning, you will learn to define self-neglect, its prevalence and indicators; distinguish self-neglect from other conditions; assess self-neglect in five domains; develop safety and risk reduction interventions for self-neglecting adults; document appropriate elements in self-neglect cases; and identify community partners in self-neglect cases (1.5 CEs upon completion of 3-part eLearning).And, they will learn to use a safety planning tool developed for use with elder abuse victims (1 CE).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/GAJHBL

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Caregiver or Perpetrator Neglect

This eLearning course focuses on neglect that is perpetrated by formal and informal caregivers. This course is designed to help participants develop the tools needed to conduct a neglect investigation and to develop plans to help to reduce the risk of future neglect (1.5 CEs).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/9M3C6B

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Financial Exploitation

In this engaging and highly interactive introductory eLearning, participants gain foundational information about the necessary and essential components for effective financial exploitation investigations[H.H.S.2] . Trainees will understand common victim and perpetrator characteristics; learn the various types of financial exploitation; understand decision-making capacity and undue influence as they are related to financial exploitation cases; and describe the primary components of a financial exploitation investigation.

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/69L6C7

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Physical Abuse and Neglect

This self-paced interactive eLearning brings together forensic research, geriatric medical information tailored for elder physical abuse investigators, and practical field skills. Learn to differentiate between suspicious and non-suspicious situations and develop your strategies for investigating when physical abuse is suspected. Upon completion of this training session, participants will be better able to:

-Recognize situations that constitute a medical emergency and know how to react appropriately

-Effectively document injuries using common medical terminology, descriptive case narratives, body maps and photography

-Differentiate between signs of physical abuse and common age-related changes

-Recognize situations where the victim or caretaker’s description of how injuries occurred does not match the injuries

-Evaluate whether injuries are likely to be the result of abuse when the victim is non-verbal or has other communication barriers.

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/PAFB8G

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Elder Sexual Abuse

This self-paced interactive eLearning teaches the myths and realities of sexual violence as it relates to APS clients. Participants learn how to recognize and discuss sexual victimization, how to screen for and interview clients regarding sexual abuse and what interventions to offer victims (1 CE).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/BCWMJ7

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

 

Case Documentation and Report Writing

This self-paced interactive eLearning will enable you to identify the purpose of accurate, complete and timely documentation; recognize clear, concise, and objective language; identify four types of equipment used for documentation and how to use them; understand the importance of accurate recall and identify at least three memory improvement techniques; identify the role that confidentiality plays in documentation; and identify and correct inappropriate documentation in report writing (2 CEs upon completion of 3-part eLearning).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/B6N8HH

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Initial Investigation: Taking the First Steps

This self-paced interactive eLearning covers the materials regarding the initial interview of the reporting party that are presented in the instructor-led Initial Investigation class. Upon completion of this training session, participants will be better able to effectively determine whether a client meets APS criteria, to collect all material necessary for the APS worker to prepare for the interview and to warn the APS worker of possible safety hazards (1 CE).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/GBLHEK

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Initial Investigation: Taking The First Steps

This self-paced interactive eLearning covers the materials regarding the initial interview of the reporting parties that are presented in the instructor-led Initial Investigation class. Upon completion of this training session, participants will be better able to effectively determine whether a client meets APS criteria, to collect all material necessary for the APS worker to prepare for the interview and to warn the APS worker of possible safety hazards (1 CE).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/GBLHEK

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Risk Assessment

Every day, APS staff are responsible for making determinations of clients’ safety and risk, which can be the most difficult aspects of their work. In this self-paced, interactive eLearning, participants learn to assess the severity, urgency, and likelihood of harm occurring for a client across five domains[H.H.S.10]. They will also learn the benefits and limitations of risk assessment tools and how to develop risk-reduction service plans to help improve clients’ safety, security, and quality of life (1.5 CEs).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/J4XTMP

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Voluntary Case Planning

This self-paced interactive eLearning teaches participants the basic components of determining the intervention needs and developing a safety plan for elder abuse victims. Trainees will be able to identify the factors that influence the victim’s intervention needs. They will learn strategies to work with the victim to develop mutually acceptable goals that will decrease the risk to the victim. And, they will learn to use a safety planning tool developed for use with elder abuse victims (1 CE).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/LCXLTG

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Involuntary Case Planning

This self-paced interactive eLearning teaches participants the basic components of determining the intervention needs and developing a safety plan for elder abuse victims. Trainees will be able to identify the factors that influence the victim’s intervention needs. They will learn strategies to work with the victim to develop mutually acceptable goals that will decrease the risk to the victim.(1.5 CEs upon completion of 3-part eLearning).

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/HFJ39J

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.

Collaboration

This self-paced interactive eLearning will help you to:

Define collaboration, explain why collaboration is an effective method of working with other agencies, identify those competencies needed to work collaboratively with other agencies, identify which agencies APS workers can partner with, explain how other agencies might help and where there might be friction and list basic conflict resolution principles.

This training is meant to help individuals become more collaborative

Elearning Link: https://calswec.instructure.com/enroll/7E33HA

In order to correctly record your APS Elearning completion, you will be required to use your County Email address for registration.

Please note that all successful course completions are deleted from Canvas on a monthly basis. Course completions are recorded in a separate tracking system. If you would like an up to date transcript of the APS courses you have completed, please contact cynthia@csufresno.edu.