On October 7th, 2014 (8:30am to 4:30pm) the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) will a host the 7th Annual Crimes Against The Elderly Conference. Admission is free with a donation of a fan/blanket or Personal hygiene items to Restock the APS Silver Resource Room.
Location for this year's conference:
Region 19 Education Service Center
11670 Chito Samaniego
El Paso, Texas 79936
Registration Form and Brochure
The registration form can be submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail. Continuing education units (CEUs) are available at registration for $30.
Free with a donation of a fan/blanket or Personal hygiene items to Restock the APS Silver Resource Room.
The APS Silver Star Resource Room provides basic need items for APS clients in crisis. Fans in the summer and blankets in the winter prevent many weather-related emergencies and deaths. Simple items like shampoo and toothpaste help caseworkers care for vulnerable adults who experience abuse or neglect.
Items needed include soap, shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrushes, combs, brushes, toilet paper, Kleenex, towels, washcloths, bedding, bed liners, adult diapers, underwear, socks, warm ups, clothing, household cleaning supplies, durable medical equipment, blankets and fans.
Your tax deductible donation may be made to:
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES SILVER STAR BOARD
PO BOX 3270
EL PASO, TEXAS 79923
Items may be donated by contacting:
COMMUNITY INITIATIVES SPECIALIST GRACE ORTIZ
401 EAST FRANKLIN (STATE BUILDING) SUITE 350
EL PASO, TEXAS 79901
- 7:45 am — 8:30 am
- 8:30 am— 9 am
Patrick Turley, APS Regional Director
Dr. James Voiland, APS Sliver Star Board President
Kez Wold, APS Director of Field Operations
Honorable Jose Rodriguez, State Senator (tentative)
- 9:00—10:00 am
Choosing What We Carry
Caren Zysk RN, CRRN, CCM
Molina Healthcare of Texas
- 10:00—10:30 am
BREAK (Visit vendors)
- 10:30 am— 11:30 am
Red Flags: Spotting the Signs of Exploitation
Virginia Quinn, APS Program Specialist/EDI SME
- 11:30 am—12:30 pm
- 12:30 pm— 2:30 pm
KEYNOTE SPEAKER—"A Simple Look at a Complex Disorder"
Featured Expert on A&Es "Hoarders"
Sponsored by the El Paso Probate Bar Association
- 2:45 pm— 3:00 pm
Roger de Moor
- 3:00 pm—4:00 pm
Mental Health & Suicide Among the Elderly/Disabled Persons
- 4:00 pm—4:30 pm