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2015 Adult Protective Services Conference

Partnerships and Protection:
Opportunities and Challenges in a Multidisciplinary Approach to Adults-at-Risk

October 15-16, 2015 (October 14 pre-conference)

Glacier Canyon Lodge Conference Center, Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

Printable brochure (16 page PDF)

Keynotes:

Into the Woods: Using Principles of Adult Protective Services to Help Address Ethically Charged Situations of Elder Abuse
Dr. Georgia Anetzberger, Ph.D., ACSW, LISW, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University; Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

Working Together: Crisis Intervention
Kitty Rhodes, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

APS: The Mountains We’ve Scaled and the Path Forward
Betsy Abramson, Deputy Director, Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging

Who should attend:

The conference is aimed at professionals and staff working in adult protective services, crisis and mental health, developmental disabilities, long term care facilities, ADRCs, county and tribal aging units, Independent Living Centers, managed care organizations, health care and other services, law enforcement, the court system, and advocacy for Adults At Risk.

CONFERENCE PLANNING GROUP

Planning Group Co-Chairs:

Alice Page, JD, MPH, APS and Systems Developer, Office on Aging, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources, Division of Long Term Care, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wis.

Amy Bell, MS, CSW, Human Services Area Coordinator, Area Administration, Office of the Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Waukesha, Wis.

Conference Planner:

Peggy Rynearson, Consultant

Planning Group Members:

Doug Brey, Crisis Intervention Supervisor, Winnebago County Department of Human Services, Oshkosh, Wis.

Susan Fisher, Director, Wisconsin Guardianship Support Center, GWAAR, Madison, Wis.

Kristen Felten, MSW, APSW, Dementia Specialist, Office on Aging, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources, Division of Long Term Care, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wis.

Shari Gray-Dorn, Adult Protective Services Supervisor, Dane County Department of Human Services, Madison, Wis.

Alaina Knief, Office Operations, Office for Resource Center Development, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources, Division of Long Term Care, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wis.

Cynde Kleven, Regional Program Manager, ContinuUs, Lone Rock, WIS.

 Ann Lamberg, Contract Coordinator, Bureau of Managed Care, Division of Long Term Care, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wis.

Kim Marheine, Ombudsman Services Supervisor, State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care, Madison, Wis.

Katie Miloch, Legal Services/Adult Protective Services Coordinator, Wood County Human Services, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.

Neal Minogue, Social Services Supervisor, Office on Aging, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources, Division of Long Term Care, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wis.

Jayne Mullins, Elder Abuse Program Specialist, Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc., Madison, Wis.

Cindy Ofstead, Ph.D., Director, Office on Aging, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources, Division of Long Term Care, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wis.

Donna Riemer, RN-PMHN, Nurse Consultant, Bureau of Prevention, Treatment and Recovery, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wis.

Stan Shemanski, Advocacy and Systems Developer, Office on Aging, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources, Division of Long Term Care, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wis.

Amy Temby, Social Worker, Adult Protective Services, Waupaca County Department of Health and Human Services, Waupaca, Wis.

Dinh Tran, Social Services Consultant, Bureau of Technology, Licensing, and Education, Division of Quality Assurance, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wis.

Sponsored by:

WI Dept of Health Services logoWisconsin Department of Health Services

Division of Long Term Care
Division of Quality Assurance
Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services