GAL Approved Course Calendar
Course Accreditation Application
|May 20, 2022||Minor Guardianship, Adoption, & FM Matters: Jurisdictional Questions and Quandaries for the GAL.
Note:This is the First in a 3 Part Series. Cost is $30.
Date/Time: May 20th from 12-30 pm to 1:30 pm.
|GAL Review Board||Webinar||Approved for 1 hour of CPE Credits or 1 hour of CLE Credits (General or Ethics).|
|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.
|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|