In this interactive and thought-provoking introductory training, new APS workers and their allied partners will learn the definition of self neglect, how prevalent it is in our society and the risk factors and indicators to watch for when assessing a case. They will learn how to access self neglect across five domains (medical, psychological, environmental, financial and social). They will be exposed to tools used to evaluate self neglect cases and learn about promising methods to work with self neglecting adult. They will learn how to develop interventions, how to document a self neglect case and what agencies they might want to partner with to work these cases.
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