Roles & Duties of Guardians

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Course Details

This course can only be taken as part of the Certificate in Guardianship.

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About this Course


This course provides a more comprehensive overview of guardianship roles and the opportunity to apply learning through an online case study of a client with new information unfolding weekly and assignments based on real tasks required of a guardian. At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Relate statutory requirements (RCWs) to steps in meeting obligations of the Guardian of the Person and Guardian of the Estate
  • Identify and describe specific steps, systems, and timelines in the process of guardianship
  • Describe best practices for each step, including resources for assistance
  • Collect and synthesize client information and write plans and reports that are comprehensive, well organized, and literate
  • Describe and effectively navigate the social and health service system of benefits available to clients
  • Define acronyms and other specialized vocabulary of guardianship

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Guardianship.