Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation Audio Conference

Hosted by: Compliance Council

Original Air Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Items of Topic

  • Financial Exploitation: It's Not Your Money -- It’s A Crime
  • Mission of Adult Protective Services - Protect The Unprotected
  • Persons Age 65 or older
  • Persons with significant physical or mental disabilities
  • What Are the Criteria for an Alleged Perpetrator
  • Programs Within Adult Protective Service
  • In Home
  • Facility Investigations
  • Statistical Information Concerning Elderly and Disabled Population in Texas
  • Statistical Information Exploitation Cases in Texas
  • What is Financial Exploitation?
  • Elder Red Flags and Warning Signs
  • Requirement to Report -- Mandated By Law
  • Profile of an Exploitation Perpetrator
  • Profile of a Victim
  • Special Task Units
  • Senate Bill 221 of 82nd Legislature
  • Texas Penal Code Statutes related to Financial Exploitation
  • 32.45 Misapplication Of Fiduciary Property Or Property Of Financial Institution
  • 32.53 Exploitation Of Child, Elderly Individual, Or Disabled Individual
  • How To Report

Presenter - John R. Aleman

John Aleman is a Lead Subject Matter Expert for Adult Protective Services specializing in Risk and Investigations.  John consults on financial exploitation and evidence-driven investigations to all regions in Texas. John directs investigations protocol statewide in and acts as a regional subject matter expert for problematic cases in investigations and services rendered to APS clients.  John currently reviews problematic and complex Employee Misconduct Registry Cases (EMR) and consults with the State Office on how to proceed with challenging cases. 

Prior to working at DFPS, John spent 14 years in active law enforcement.  From 1990-1992, John worked as a Client Rights Investigator for Texas Department of Mental Health and Retardation from 1990-1992.  John transferred to Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in 1992 as a Facility Abuse and Neglect Investigator in San Antonio and was promoted to Regional Supervisor for Austin in 1994.  In 2006, John became the Subject Matter Expert in Exploitation and Evidence Driven Investigation.


This audio conference has been archived. You may purchase the archived version by registering below.


$25 for Compliance Council members
$50 for non-Compliance Council members (includes a 2014 Compliance Council membership)

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