Prevention of Abuse and Neglect of Vulnerable Adults FY18

Unapproved Event State

The event you are viewing is not available in the catalog. It is in an unapproved state.

Distance Training Glossary | Print Version | Email This Page To A Friend

Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Moodle Online Training Portal
Contact Person
AKTC Support
Support Phone
(907) 624-6244
Support Email
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Contact: Jill Ramsey, 907-264-6228,


Contact Hours: 4.00

Training Overview Description

This Training is intended to educate direct service workers regarding the dynamics of adult abuse and neglect, the laws intended to protect this population and reporting obligations under these laws. This Training will also provide caregivers with tools to respond more effectively to adults in their care.

Training Objectives:

  • Learn how to prevent abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults.
  • Recognize cultural aspects of vulnerable adults needs.
  • Increase direct service worker's ability as a care provider to identify examples of abuse, abandonment, neglect, self-neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults, as well as early warning signs of abuse or domestic violence.
  • Identify risk factors for abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults.
  • Recognize sources and signs of stress and appropriate interventions.
  • Identify preventive measures that can be offered.
  • Identify who is a Mandatory Reporter.

Understanding ethical and legal reporting

  • Understanding the Alaska State Statue A.S. 47.24.011 governing abuse and neglect.
  • Review a Report of Harm for the Protection of a Vulnerable Adult.
  • Identify the appropriate agency to report a suspected case of abuse and neglect.
  • Learn about the role and responsibility of Adult Protective Services.
  • Identify local and statewide agencies that can intervene.

This training content was approved by Alaska Adult Protective Services.

Aging/Alzheimers and Other Dementia
Behavioral Health/Mental Illness
Chronic Alcoholism and Other Substance Related Disorders
Developmental Disabilities
Traumatic Brain Injury
All Behavioral Health / Social
All Developmental Disabilities
All Direct Support Services/Care Givers
All Housing
All Senior Services

Registration Information

Accessing the online course - Once you have registered and paid for the training, you will be able to access the content on AKTC's Moodle Online Training Portal at no more than 15 minutes after your payment has been processed. Use the same username and password used to register for this training. If you do not know your username and password, please go to, select login, then select I forgot my password. Enter your email address as your username to have an email sent that will allow you to reset your password. Allow 15 minutes for the two systems to synchronize then follow the Moodle link above to log in.

90-Day Completion - This online training has a 90-day completion expectation. If you do not complete the training within 90 days of your registration and payment date, you will be marked as Incomplete. If you would like to complete the class after 90 days, please contact AKTC Support at or 907-264-6244.

If you have any questions about accessing your online training, please contact AKTC Support right away to ensure your timely completion.

Unapproved Event State

The event you are viewing is not available in the catalog. It is in an unapproved state.