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Certificate in Guardianship

Certificates » Guardianship
Program Features
  • Blended classroom and online format
  • Fulfillment of the Washington State Supreme Court Certified Professional Guardian Board’s education requirement to become a CPG
  • Online simulation of guardianship work for a fictional client
  • Preparation of an annual report for a fictional client and presentation of this report at a mock court session
  • Guest speakers, including lawyers, disability rights self-advocates, communications professionals and CPGs
Who Should Apply
  • Individuals who intend to apply to the Washington State Supreme Court CPG Board to become a CPG
  • Consultants from the Washington State Office of Public Guardianship who are seeking to meet work requirements
  • Non-professional court-appointed guardians of an incapacitated friend or family member who want further education
  • Professionals from fields related to guardianship, such as attorneys, nurses, social workers, financial managers and social service administrators
Gain the skills necessary to become a Washington state certified professional guardian of developmentally disabled adults, elderly individuals with diminished capacity or acquired disabilities, and other adults declared incapacitated by the courts. Learn the fundamental tasks and responsibilities of the professional guardian. Understand the rights of incapacitated adults and the laws governing the guardian profession. Develop strategies for communicating effectively with clients and stakeholders.
Key Outcome
You will learn the duties of a professional guardian for an incapacitated person and fulfill the educational requirement for becoming a CPG in Washington state.
Start Location Program ID Status
Autumn 2016  Details Details Bellevue/Online 5429 In Development
Autumn 2015  Details Details Bellevue/Online 5148 Closed
Course Dates Days Instructor
Guardianship Law, Concepts and Practice Oct 9 - Jan 8, 2016 F, Sa Shirley, Sanders, Arthur
Roles and Duties of Guardians Jan 9 - Mar 18, 2016 F, Sa Shirley, Sanders, Arthur
Complex Issues in Guardianship Mar 19 - Jun 11, 2016 F, Sa Shirley, Sanders, Arthur
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