Conference Reports

Recap of the National Guardianship Association Meeting 2018

Monday, January 28, 2019 / Comments Off on Recap of the National Guardianship Association Meeting 2018

Recap of the National Guardianship Association Meeting by Heather Connors, Ph.D In October, the Guardianship Institute sent three representatives to the National Guardianship Association Annual Meeting in Palm Springs California. The conference brings together guardians and guardianship stakeholders from across the nation to learn, network and share resources. Educational opportunities included keynote speakers, breakout sessions…

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Decision Making Conference Recap

Thursday, January 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Decision Making Conference Recap

Models for Decisional Help Balancing Autonomy and Risk By Heather Connors, Ph.d. Photo Credit: Corinna Spinale One of the greatest challenges of serving as someone’s guardian or conservator is knowing when to limit interventions, so as to maintain the individual’s independence and dignity, without unduly risking harm to him or her, or to others.

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A National Perspective on Guardianship and Decisional Support Conference Recap

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 / Comments Off on A National Perspective on Guardianship and Decisional Support Conference Recap

A National Perspective on Guardianship and Decisional Support From: Heather Connors, Ph.D., and Traci Cucinotta, MSW, MBE To: Conference Participants and Institute Subscribers Report Date: January 19, 2018 Event Date: December 6, 2017 Abstract “A National Perspective on Guardianship and Decisional Support,” co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute and the National Association of Social Workers,…

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