GAL Approved Course Calendar

Course Accreditation Application - GAL/Sponsor Application for Accreditation of CPE Courses

Date Course Title Provider City Format Credit
July 19, 2021 That's Not What I Said: GAL Tips on Testifying to Assist the Fact Finder GAL Review Board Augusta Webinar features GAL Review Board members Armanda Day and Christopher Leddy Approved for 1 hour CPE credit and 1 hour CLE credit (ethics or general).
January 15, 2021 Forensic Psychological Evaluations, Risk Assessments, and Expert Testimony: From Choosing the Expert to Testimony
Note: This training consists of two days, 1/15 and 1/16 and will be conducted remotely.
Raven Consulting and Community Services Virtual 5/1
December 8, 2020 GAL Investigations and Recommendations: Understanding the Efficacy and Limits of Psychological Evaluations and Risk Assessments GAL Review Board Webinar 0/1
October 27, 2020 From Child Protective to Child Welfare: Redefining the Role of a Child Welfare Professional
Note: Sessions will be presented over a four day period and will be conducted remotely.
Maine Judicial Branch Virtual 20/1
September 24, 2020 Supervised Visitation and How it Can Benefit GAL Cases GAL Review Board Webinar 0/1
September 17, 2020 Reaching Through the Screen- Authentic Engagement with Children and Families Maine Child Welfare Education Webinar 1.5/0
June 30, 2020 Self-Care Ad Hoc for the Guardian ad Litem GAL Review Board Webinar 0/1
June 15, 2020 2020 GAL Core Training
Note: Sessions will be presented over an eight day period and will be conducted remotely.
Maine Judicial Branch/MSBA Virtual 21.25/2.75
June 11, 2020 Keeping Children Safe in Family Matter Cases: Interventions for Fathers Who Abuse Kids First Conference Webinar 3.75/0
June 4, 2020 Supporting Youth and Families: Managing Stress and Anxiety in the Age of Covid-19 Maine Child Welfare Conference Webinar 1.5/0
May 22, 2020 GAL Duties and COVID-19 GAL Review Board Webinar 0/1
January 28, 2020 Managing Lawyers and the Importance of the Appointment Order GAL Review Board Augusta Webinar 0/1
October 22, 2019 Implementing Court Practices that are Culturally Responsive to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Immigrant and Refugee Communities Maine Judicial Branch Freeport Live 5/0
October 18, 2019 Anxiety In Children: From Diagnoses to Evidence-Informed Interventions In Parental Rights Determinations Kids First Center Freeport Live 5/1
October 7, 2019 Good Lawyering Improves Outcomes for Children and Parents in Child Welfare Cases GAL Review Board Augusta Video Replay 1.5/0
August 21, 2019 The Ethics of GAL Report Writing GAL Review Board Augusta Webinar 0/1
August 13, 2019 Motivational Interviewing GAL Review Board Augusta Live 1/0
July 28, 2019 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 82nd Annual Conference
Note: Not all sessions qualify for GAL credit.
NCJFCJ Orlando, FL Live 5.25/0
June 27, 2019 25th Maine Child Welfare Conference: Who Speaks for the Child Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center Bangor Live 6/0
June 25, 2019 Ethics: Personal Safety and Security GAL Review Board Augusta Webinar 0/1
May 29, 2019 AFCC 56th Annual Conference Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Toronto, Ontario, Canada Live 9/1.5
May 3, 2019 Substance Use Disorders and the Child Welfare System Maine Judicial Branch Sunday River, Newry Live 11/1
May 2, 2019 Substance Use Disorders and the Child Welfare System Maine Judicial Branch Sunday River, Newry Live 11/1
April 11, 2019 Maine's New Probate Code Maine State Bar Association Freeport Live 1.75/0
March 26, 2019 GAL Core Training Maine State Bar Association Augusta Live 23.75/2.75
March 20, 2019 Ethics: Understand your Role and Stay in your Lane GAL Review Board Augusta Webinar 0/1