On October 9, 2012, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) will a host the 5th 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.
New 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 $20.
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
James Baca, APS Silver Star Board President
Sheriff Richard D Wiles
- 9:00—10:00 am
GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN
Charles R. Crews. PhD, LPC
Assistant Professor, Counselor Education
Texas Tech University
- 10:00—10:30 am
BREAK (Visit vendors)
- 10:30 am— 11:30 am
IDENTITY THEFT & SCAMS
Patricia Acosta, Investigator III
Texas Office of the Attorney General
- 11:30 am—12:30 pm
- 12:30 pm— 2:30 pm
KEYNOTE SPEAKER—"WIZARD OF ALZ"
Sponsored by the El Paso Probate Bar Association
Barbara Helm, MA
Educational Services Coordinator
University of Kentucky College of Health
- 2:30 pm —2:45 pm
- 2:45 pm— 3:00 pm
EXTREME WEATHER TASK FORCE
Grace Ortiz, EWTF Chairwoman
- 3:00 pm—4:00 pm
DEALING WITH INCAPACITY
Alexander V. Neill
Neill, Strelitz & Associates, P.C.
El Paso County Probate Bar Association President
- 4:00 pm—4:30 pm
Flu And Pneumonia Shots Available
Overflow Parking & Shuttle Service
Available from parking lot behind tinseltown theaters (off rojas)