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Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities; Working with Adult Protective Services (2 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course explores the advantages and disadvantages of mandated reporting for suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of older adults and adults with disabilities. It examines the reporting requirements for mandated reporters and the role of APS programs.  Important ethical principles are discussed and include self-determination, confidentiality, well-being, informed consent, the right to refuse interventions, the right to the least intrusive interventions, and the commitment to do no harm.

This course is recommended for social workers and it is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  This course does not qualify for NBCC ethics credit.

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