"Working with Incapacitated Adults and their Decision Makers"
Approved by New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board for 6 units of ethics credit. Available for counselors, social workers, case managers and nurses.
Approved by New Mexico Health Care Association for 6 units for Nursing Home Administrators.
Approved by Centers for Guardianship Certification for 5.75 units for guardians.
A Seminar Offering Continuing Education Credit For Court-Appointed Guardians, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Nursing Home Administrators And Nurses Who Serve Clients Who Have or May Need a Guardian. For professionals who work with people who are unable to give informed consent due to dementia, mental illness, brain injury, or other disabilities.
"Making Life Decisions for Adults: Balancing Safety and Autonomy"
Two-hour Workshops for Family Members Serving as Legal Guardians
Learn how to make decisions for adult family members who are not able to make sound decisions on their own. Discuss the difference between a power of attorney and a legal guardian. Examine your role as advocate and your responsibility to respect the civil rights of your loved ones. Review your responsibilities to the Court, including preparing and filing annual reports.
"Guardianship and Conservatorship in New Mexico"
Continuing Legal Education (6 CLEs, including 1 hour Ethics) for Legal Professionals, including Attorneys, Paralegals and Judges
Review the recent changes in the guardianship laws in New Mexico. Learn how orders prepared by attorneys affect the guardian's ability to be an effective advocate for the incapacitated adult they serve. Explore alternatives to guardianship and examine the procedure for appointing a legal guardian when necessary. Discuss ethical issues that face legal professionals in guardianship proceedings.
June 25, 2009 seminar is available on DVD.
In-Service Training for Health Care Professionals Held at Your Facility
We can come to your site and provide training for your staff on working with incapacitated adults who cannot give their own informed consent. Discussion will include ethical standards for working with this population, as well as the difference between a power of attorney and a guardian. We'll also share information on the role of the guardian and power of attorney on the treatment team and inter-disciplinary team. Presentations are available to meet your time schedule, ranging from 1 hour to 6 hours. For more information, please call our office at (505) 216-1133 or email info@GuardianshipAllianceNM.org