Article 81 Guardianship for PSA Clients: Parts One and Two
This two-part teleconference training provides an in-depth look at Article 81/Guardianship, focusing on the role of Adult Protective Services in the guardianship process.
Some of the particular subjects covered include:
- The role of all pre-guardianship players (PSA as the petitioner, the court evaluator and attorney for the Alleged Incapacitated Person);
- The pleadings (Order to show Cause, Notice, Petition, Order);
- Special remedies available under the statute;
- Post Appointment Procedures;
- Duties and Responsibilities of the guardian (Guardian of the Property and financial management issues and Guardian of the Person and health care issues);
- Preparation of Initial and Annual Reports.
The training also touches on current Guardianship hot topics, such as:
- Client Abuse and Guardianship Remedies;
- the Mentally Ill;
- End of Life Issues and Housing Issues.
- Debra Sacks, Senior Staff Attorney, Sadin Institute on Law, Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity at Hunter College.
- Alan Lawitz, Director, OCFS Bureau of Adult Services.
State staff, local district staff, and voluntary agency staff.
Available Supplemental Materials
- Article 81 Guardianship Participant Manual
- Guide to Adult Guardianship
- Article 81 Guardianship Slides
- Part One is approximately 2 hours, 42 minutes.
- Part Two is approximately 2 hours, 45 minutes.
Registration for this course is handled through STARS. You must first have your SDC or Training Coordinator nominate you before you can access the materials. Each part of this training is a separate listing in STARS.