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Seize the Data: A look at the guardian’s Annual Report Video

Seize the Data! But not the confusing, inaccessible annual reports of yesteryear. This session explores updated ways to collect and use important data to create useful reports that adhere to NGA Standards. Big data that is easy to grasp. Who knew? Objectives: 1. Participants will see new models for annual report data collection that reflect our values 2. Participants will...

Overprotected: Guardianship Overreach & Alternatives Video

Diagnosis is not an automatic signal for guardianship. In this presentation, we examine the Britney Spears debacle, compare it to other diagnosed adults, and explore the appropriateness of alternative solutions including limited guardianship and supported decision-making. Objectives: 1. Participants will learn from the story of this accomplished performer whose diagnosis resulted in unfair and inhumane treatment 2. Participants will realign...

Guardianship Mastery Series: “Disarming & De-Fusing Difficult People and Situations” Video

3-hour virtual instructor-led training is being offered for the 1st time and at no charge. Anger, in all its forms, presents an emotional and tactical challenge to guardians, case workers, and care givers. For many folks, the stakes are high and patience is short. This interactive, web-based workshop teaches professional strategies for: • Recognizing subtle cues of unhappiness before they...

Achieving Equity for LGBTQIA+ People Video

This workshop provides an overview of LGBTQIA+ disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high-quality care and services to LGBTQIA+ people. Participants will also learn about creating LGBTQIA+-inclusive environments of care, and legal considerations unique to LGBTQIA+ people. Mason J. Dunn, JD, (pronouns he/they) is the Deputy Director of Education and Training at the Fenway Institute....

5 Points that Guide Successful Guardians Video

Find your “true north” as a guardian by focusing on 5 guideposts. During this introductory workshop, you will learn fundamental principles of guardianship in Massachusetts including how guardians get appointed, how to determine what is expected of you, how to navigate decision-making that is in line with your client’s values, and the documentation and paperwork standards you must meet. This...

Guardianship Rounds 01/26/22 led by Mary Galvez

Join the Center for our Guardianship Rounds session, based on the concept of hospital grand rounds, each month we are joined by an experienced guardian who shares one of their challenging cases for discussion. Family and professional guardians alike are welcome to attend. This session will be led by Mary Galvez MA, CMC, NMG, CSA, Guardianship and Care Management Services...

Support Group 01/06/22

Are you a newly appointed guardian who needs support navigating the day-to-day decisions that come with this important responsibility? Do you feel overwhelmed or confused by court documents, medical decisions or other issues that arise as you look out for the well-being of your family member or client? Join the Center for an informal, virtual support group. Facilitated by the...

Guardianship Networking: Developing Care Plans 01/13/22

Join us for our monthly Guardianship Networking Group, where guardians from all over the country gather for conversation among peers to share ideas and find answers. Each month we feature a new topic for discussion. We hope you can join us for this interactive networking group, as we work together to build excellence in guardianship. This month’s topic: How I...

Consent During COVID 2-10-22

The year of COVID-19 taught us that Guardians need advanced communication skills. This research-based presentation shares proven strategies for gathering information, explaining complex medical topics, and making effective decisions when in-person contact is not possible. Objectives: 1. Participants will review the NGA Standards regarding involving a person in their decisions 2. Participants will apply the challenges of including the individual...

5 Points that Guide Successful Guardians 1/20/22 10-1 EST

Find your “true north” as a guardian by focusing on 5 guideposts. During this introductory workshop, you will learn fundamental principles of guardianship in Massachusetts including how guardians get appointed, how to determine what is expected of you, how to navigate decision-making that is in line with your client’s values, and the documentation and paperwork standards you must meet. This...