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.
1. http://www.napsa-now.org/policy-advocacy/exploitation/ ?