Community Outreach

Training Committee – Community Education and Outreach

The Illinois Guardianship Association (IGA) offers free guardianship training to human services provider agencies and other groups throughout the state. Nationally certified Registered Guardians and attorneys conduct the training sessions. The training can cover all or some of the following areas:

  • Basics of Adult Guardianship
  • Types and Scope of Guardianship
  • Medical Consents, Mental Health treatment issues
  • Estate Management
  • Ethical considerations for guardians
  • Powers of Attorney and other alternatives to guardianship
  • Record Keeping and reports to the court
  • Effective advocacy by guardians
  • Question-and-answer sessions

Please contact us at if you would like to host a training event, serve on the committee, or submit questions and suggestions for community education on guardianship issues.