Forensic Accounting: Tools for Financial Exploitation Investigations (Part 1 and 2)

Source: APS Technical Assistance Resource Center

Published: 2021


In the first of a two-part webinar series, Jason Olson and Doug Cash, forensic accountants, define what forensic accounting is and how financial investigative techniques can be leveraged for financial exploitation investigations. They cover where to start with an investigation, what to look for, how to identify what is missing, how to summarize findings, and how forensic investigative technology tools can assist with investigations. (Webinar date: October 26, 2021)


Jason Olson, MBA, CPA/CFF, CFE, CFI, Partner, Fraud & Forensic Advisory Services, Eide Bailly, LLP Douglas Cash, MBA, CFE, CFI, Sr. Manager, Fraud & Forensic Advisory Services, Eide Bailly LLP

Part 1 Video

Join your APS colleagues from four different states/counties for a panel discussion on how and why they have integrated forensic accounting/accountants/tools into their APS programs, including some of the case outcomes. This webinar is the second in a two-part webinar series for ACL APS formula grant recipients on the topic of forensic accounting. (Webinar date: November 16, 2021)


-Carmen M. Castaneda, MSW, LICSW, Program Manager, Adult Protective Services, Hennepin County Human Services Department

– Stephanie Edwards, MSG, Family Services Specialist III, Adult Protective Services Unit, York-Poquoson Social Services

– Arielle Finney, APS Policy and Legislative Program Manager, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services / Adult Protective Services Division

– Traci Lee, Program Administrator, Division of Aging and Adult Services, Adult Protective Services, Utah Department of Human Services

Part 2 Panel Discussion Video

Link: Forensic Accounting: Tools for Financial Exploitation Investigations (Part 1 and 2)

Topics: Financial Abuse, Overview/General, Screening/Assessment

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Advocates, Community, Finance, Social Services

Level: Basic, Intermediate