National Adult Protective Services Training Center
Free Online Courses Now Available
The National Adult Protective Services Training Center (NATC), funded by ACL and administered by the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), provides self-paced eLearning courses for APS professionals throughout the United States. While designed to support APS professionals, the NATC is also available to allied professionals interested in learning more about adult maltreatment and the work of APS.
The NATC currently has 24 courses about core topics important to the work of APS, along with hundreds of resources that provide additional knowledge about these topics. There is no cost to register and take any of the self-paced eLearning courses. Examples of course topics that may be of interest to ACL's networks include:
- An overview of Adult Protective services
- Power and control dynamics
- Trauma-informed practices
- The aging process and neuro-cognitive disorders