Adult Protective Services

Training for Adult Protective Services (APS) with Heidi Rainoille and Melissa Somers from Maryland Department of Human Services  dealt with the following information, which can be viewed by clicking on each part.

Class Materials:
Adult Protective Services Overview Part 1 (pdf)
Adult Protective Services Overview Part 2 (pdf)

Part 1 video

  • What APS investigates
  • What APS cannot investigate
  • Process of investigation and followup of cases - what can and can’t be done

Part 2 video

  • Information needed when making a referral 
  • Limited resources
  • Guardianship
  • Underlying principles of APS
  • Who is a mandated reporter
  • Other resources and assistance

Part 3 video

  • Overview of example cases and questions and answers