Protective Service Workers

Tools for Adult Protective Services: FEIST

Developed in partnership with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and the United States Administration of Community Living, the Financial Exploitation Suite of Tools (FEIST) is a step-by-step guide for protective services workers charged with investigating alleged financial exploitation cases. For a pdf version of the FEIST Tool and associated manual and for editable electronic versions of these documents use the associated links provided.

Law Enforcement

Tools for Law Enforcement: SAFTA

Developed in partnership with the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the United States Department of Justice Elder Justice Initiative, the Senior Abuse Financial Tracking & Accounting Tool (SAFTA) is an easy to use macro-book for law enforcement charged with analyzing bank records in alleged financial exploitation cases.

Education for CPAs

The Role of the Financial Professional (USA and Canada). This course was created for financial professionals, especially CPAs, practicing in the United States and Canada. The course identifies the various forms of elder abuse and ways financial professionals are uniquely qualified to identify and investigate financial abuses cases. Participants will come away with helpful talking points and potential networking opportunities to start a conversation about getting involved with financial abuse prevention and intervention initiatives in their communities.

CPE: Expert Series

Series of five 30-minute CPE courses for financial professionals that examine:

  • Basics of Vulnerable Adult Abuse & Financial Exploitation
  • Reporting & Intervention in Financial Exploitation Cases (USA)
  • Considerations for Growing an Elder Justice Practice (USA)
  • Documenting and Analyzing a Financial Exploitation Case
  • Making the Case: Your Expert Witness Report (USA)

Forensic Accounting for Financial Exploitation Cases

A financial professional’s guide to understanding elder abuse and exploitation and how to intervene.