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Roles & Duties of Guardians


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 allows you to learn through an online client case-study with new information that unfolds weekly and assignments based on real guardian tasks. 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 guardianship process
  • 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.

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