Join us in protecting the unprotected... with purpose, passion, and persistence!

Join us at the 36th Annual Adult Protective Services (APS) Conference, from November 19th through November 22nd, 2019 in Austin, Texas. The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services brings together over 500 attendees eager to learn from more than 40 workshops presented by top professionals from all over the world.

This conference attracts bankers, lawyers, social workers, nurses, doctors, law enforcement, insurance investigators, counselors, home health agencies, and of course, Adult Protective Services staff. With a history of attendance from almost every state in the U.S., this is no local conference!

Event Details

The 36th Annual APS Conference will be held at:
Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Boulevard
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: 512-343-2626

The Renaissance Austin Hotel is offering a discounted rate for conference attendees. Reservations may be made by contacting the Renaissance Austin Hotel directly. Please inform hotel staff when making your reservation that you will be attending the APS Conference in order to receive the discounted rate.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON!

If you would like to present a workshop at the 2019 APS Conference, please complete the Call for Presenters form and email it to: APSCon@austin.utexas.edu.

Call for Presenters

If you would like to participate as an exhibitor at the 2019 APS Conference, please complete the Call for Exhibitors form and email it to: APSCon@austin.utexas.edu.

Call for Exhibitors

Conference Cost

  • Main Conference and Pre-conference (November 19 – November 22): $375.00
  • Main Conference Only (November 20 – November 22): $275.00
  • Single Day: $125.00

Workshop Topics Include:

  • Analyzing and Documenting
  • Best Practices
  • Building Rapport with Clients and Co-workers
  • Burnout and Self-care
  • Collaboration
  • Dementia
  • Family Violence
  • Elder Abuse
  • Evidence Driven Investigations
  • Financial Exploitation
  • Forensic Interviewing Skills
  • Guardianship
  • Identifying Root Causes
  • Investigating Abuse
  • Law Enforcement Working with APS
  • Leadership Training
  • Mental Health Resources for Vulnerable Populations
  • Poverty
  • Residency Issues
  • Resiliency and Resourcefulness
  • Serving the Aging Population
  • Stress Management
  • Structured Decision Making
  • Trends nationwide in APS Populations
  • Time Management in a Mobile Environment
  • Worker Safety
  • Working with Clients with Disabilities
  • Working with the Legal System
If you have any questions about the 2019 APS Conference, please send us an email: APSCon@austin.utexas.edu.