2012-2013 Institute Training Schedule
During the 2012-13 training period, will be offering seven basic enrichment trainings, two sessions of the basic PS trainings, a solicitors’ training, and three advanced/supervisor enrichment trainings. Below you will find a listing of our trainings as well as a link to training and registration information.
This 3 ½ day course is the mandatory training for staff that will conduct protective service investigations. The training is focused on the basic knowledge and tools that AAA staff need to know to conduct thorough and comprehensive investigations. Training modules are based on OAPSA and related regulations. Participants must complete all 3 ½ days of training.
October 23-26, 2012 in State College – Register for this Training
May 14-17, 2013 in State College – Register for this Training
Enrichment trainings are open to Area Agency on Aging staff and provide protective services enrichment credits.
This hands-on format that will lead investigators through the process of assessment and decision making in self-neglect cases. Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to more effectively and efficiently make determinations regarding cases of self-neglect.
October 10, 2012 in Harrisburg – Register for this Training
November 16, 2012 in Mars – Register for this Training
Long Term Care Investigations
This newly developed hands-on curriculum will lead investigators through the process of gathering, organizing and assessing evidence in cases involving long term care facilities. Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to more effectively and efficiently make substantiation determinations. The training will include resources to assist in these cases. Dr. Ronald Costen and Lori Knockstead will be providing the training.
November 8, 2012 in Meadville – Register for this Training
December 6, 2012 in Wilkes Barre – Register for this Training
April 5, 2013 in State College – Register for this Training
June 26, 2013 in Philadelphia – Register for this Training
This curriculum will teach participants how to gather evidence in cases by using effective questioning skills. While interviewing techniques will be reviewed, the focus of this training is on the development of best practices in regards to what questions to ask and how to ask those questions. Questioning of consumers, collaterals, and perpetrators will be discussed.
June 4, 2013 in Lancaster – Register for this Training
October 19th – State College – Register for This Training
Advanced/Supervisory Enrichment Trainings
This training is designed for protective service supervisors and investigators with significant experience in the field. The training will cover opportunities and obstacles to enhance our delivery of protective services across the network by examining best practices from within the network and across the country.
May 21, 2013 – Camp Hill – Register for this Training
May 23, 2013 – Mars – Register for this Training
June 18, 2013 – Center Valley – Register for this Training