Course Details

Class Location:
Office of Public Guardian, Inc.
1425 East Piedmont Drive, Suite 201-B
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
Registration Note: Registration Deadline: April 20, 2018.

40 Hour Professional Guardianship Course

Class Dates:
April, 27, 28, 29, & 30
All Courses Have Been Approved By SPGO
Class Time:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
850-487-4609 ext. 100 (Telephone)
866-615-0284 ext. 100 (Toll Free)
850-922-2986 (FAX) (Email)
Registration Fee:
$435.00 – Course & Digital Materials

$450.00 – Course &  Printed Materials

(Method of payment: Check, Money Order or PayPal)
$35 fee on returned checks.

Adding Printed Materials (ONLY): If you have PREVIOUSLY PAID for DIGITAL Materials ($435.00)only and you now desire the printed materials click the “add to cart” button below.

$15.00 – Printed Materials Only!!!!!

Payable to:
Office of Public Guardian, Inc.
1425 East Piedmont Drive, Suite 201-B, Tallahassee, FL 32308
Course Overview:
This course is taught by Karen Campbell, Esquire, Public Guardian, and satisfies the initial statutory education requirement for professional guardians. The material provided in this course includes such pertinent information as the Types of Guardianship, Role of the Courts, Role of the Guardian and Practice Protocols, Role of Attorneys, Adjudication of Incapacity and Appointment of a Guardian Process, Baker Act Proceedings, Guardian Reporting Requirements, Abuse/Neglect Issues, Social Services and Insurance, End-of-Life issues, and Guardianship Termination. Additional guest speakers are invited to participate from the Florida Dept. of Elder Affairs, Area Agency on Aging, Big Bend Hospice, and Adult Protective Services.
Course Outline:
    • Professional Guardianship Basics
    • Types of Guardianship
    • Roles in the Guardianship Process
    • Ethical Issues
    • Reporting Requirements
    • Pre-Incapacity Alternatives
    • Mental Health Disorders and Disabilities
  • Day TWO
    • Determining Incapacity
    • Emergency Temporary Guardianship
    • Primary Roles of Guardian of Person
    • Guardian of Person
    • Managing Health and Medical Care
  • Day THREE
    • Guardianship of Property
    • Guardians as Fiduciaries
    • Inventories
    • Investing
    • Property Management
  • Day FOUR
    • Public Benefits
    • End of Life Decision-Making
    • Transition and Termination of Guardianship
    • Guardianship Business Best Practices
Class Dates:
Class Time:
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location Thomasville Rd Court Annex   8am – 5pm
Tallahassee, FL
Class Dates:
Class Time:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location Thomasville Rd Court Annex   8am – 5pm
Tallahassee, FL
Class Dates:
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Class Time:
12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.

Please contact the office for further information on class schedules and locations.

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