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Welcome to the Institute on Protective Services

The Institute on Protective Services at Temple University Harrisburg provides education and consultation to human service and law enforcement professionals on identifying, investigating and resolving cases of elder abuse and victimization of vulnerable adults. The Institute is supported through funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

Our Mission

To prevent, respond and when necessary obtain justice for victimized elders and other vulnerable adults.

Our Courses:

New trainings will be available soon! Please check back.

See All of the Older Adult Protective Services (OAPS) Trainings - Area Agency on Aging Workers Only

Contact Information

Primary Contact: Pamela Vierra
Email Address:
Telephone Number: (717) 221-1695
Program Office Address: 234 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17101



The list of available courses is below. You can sort the list by the Course Number, Course Name, or Campus. To sort the list, simply click on the table heading (i.e. "Course Number", "Course Name", "Campus").

Course Number Course Name Campus