Category: Training

AAACAP hosts estate planning webinars, assistance meetings

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, is conducting two webinars to assist older adults and their caregivers with estate planning measures that can improve access to long-term care benefits. The webinars will be

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Two awareness webinars aim at addressing older adult issues

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) — a division of CAPCOG — will host two webinars in March for older adults, their caregivers, and aging professionals that focus on protecting older adults’ financial wellbeing and health

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Area Agency on Aging relaunches CAPABLE program

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, is relaunching its efforts to bring a client-directed, home-based intervention program — CAPABLE — to older adults and increase their ability to age in place. The program

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19 cadets graduate, 35 start basic peace officer course

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) graduated Class No. 91 in January with 19 cadets earning their basic peace officer certificates from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); another 35 cadets started their first day at the academy

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AAACAP, Dallas AAA pair to train wellness program leaders

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) — a CAPCOG division — and the Dallas Area Agency on Aging held a joint online training in mid-January to teach more volunteers how to lead virtual versions of the

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Online fall prevention program coming soon to older adults across the region

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area will conduct its first two online A Matter of Balance, Managing Concerns about Falls programs in February after it trained volunteer lay leaders in mid-January about implementing the program. The evidence-based

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CAPCOG ramps up peace officer training before cycle ends

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) has scheduled more than 20 courses between now and the end of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement’s four-year training cycle — Aug. 31, 2021, so peace officers around the region can complete their

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CAPCOG offers 9-1-1 telecommunicators pandemic training

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CAPCOG’s Emergency Communications Division conducted its first pandemic specific course for emergency telecommunicators in early December and a second will follow in January. The live virtual courses aim to further aid the region’s first responders in enduring through crises that

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CAPCOG schedules criminal justice grant workshops

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program is conducting a virtual grant workshop on January 5 that will assist nonprofit organizations and local governments in applying for six Office of the Governor (OOG), Criminal Justice Division (CJD) grant programs, which CAPCOG provides

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Peace officer, telecommunicator courses return to classroom

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy and the Emergency Communications Division have started offering in-person training while taking COVID-19 safety precautions, so peace officers and emergency telecommunicators can complete state and federal mandated training requirements. CAPCOG also is continuing to expand

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