Adult Guardian ad Litem Training 2018
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About the Program
Who should purchase:
- Guardians ad litem for adults
- Elder law attorneys
- Family law attorneys
How you’ll benefit:
- Know how to handle GAL cases from appointment through payment
- Review seminal cases on issues GALs frequently encounter
- Receive an introduction to two statewide initiatives to combat elder abuse
- Learn the ins and outs of psych evaluations from a clinical psychologist
Essential education for GALs
When you serve as a court-appointed guardian ad litem (GAL) in guardianship or protective placement situations for adults, you’re playing a vital role in the legal system. Ensure you're prepared to handle whatever your case throws at
you with support from Adult Guardian ad Litem Training 2018.
Become grounded in important basics, including:
- Cases every GAL should know
- Recent rulings on roles and immunities
- Tips for every step of a case from start to finish
- How to conduct an annual Watts review
Ending elder abuse
One in nine seniors reports being abused, neglected, or exploited.1 Even worse, elder abuse is often drastically underreported. Learn more about two statewide initiatives combating this mistreatment:
- Elder Rights Project
- Attorney General's Task Force on Elder Abuse
Explore how elder abuse presents in guardianship cases through in-depth discussion from experienced GALs. Come away with an understanding of abuse's many forms and actionable steps you can take on behalf of victims.
Everything about psych evals
Courts rely on psychological evaluations to help determine competency. Clinical psychologist Mary Kay Luzi will explain the core components of an evaluation and how the findings translate into recommendations. Plus, discover how to
decipher the evaluation's findings, analysis, and opinions.
If you're a GAL or thinking of becoming one, don’t miss the comprehensive overviews and useful resources at Adult Guardian ad Litem Training 2018. Purchase now!
Book Sale – Save 20%
Guardian ad Litem Handbook
Save 20% on the Guardian ad Litem Handbook. Plus, all seminar attendees receive a free two-week trial of the Books UnBound®
version.* Discover vital information on handling the legal issues as well as the human side of your cases.
Use discount code CA2751 when you order online or by calling (800) 728-7788.*
*Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound® editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be
applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.
1. http://www.napsa-now.org/policy-advocacy/exploitation/ ↩