Course Details

Registration for our Sept. 2019 course is closed.

Our Next Available Course March 2020.

If you have any questions or concerns please call Mary Callahan @ 850.487.4609 x 104.

40 Hour Professional Guardianship Course


This course is taught by Karen Campbell, Esquire, Public Guardian, and satisfies the initial statutory education requirements 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 Guardian Process, Baker Act proceedings , Guardian Reporting Requirements, Abuse/Neglect Issues, Social Services and Insurance, End-of-Life Issues, and Guardianship Termination.
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Please Note:
Space will not be official reserved until payment for course has been submitted.
• Lunch is on your own
• Course satisfies initial statutory education requirement for professional guardians
• Location: 1425 East Piedmont Drive, Suite 201-B, Tallahassee, FL. 32308
• OPG reserves the right to cancel scheduled class if there are less than 3 registrants by registration deadline w/ full refund.
Refunds: If written request for refund is received 15 days or more before first class session or class cancelled- 100% full refund. Cancellation 1-14 days before class – 50% refund. No refund after first class session.

Feel free to contact us for more information: 850.487.4609 ext. 104

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

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