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Standards of Practice for Florida

With tremendous pleasure we report that the FSGA board of directors,  recently approved the FSGA Standards of Practice for Florida,  developed by the FSGA Ad Hoc Licensing Study Committee.   These recently finalized standards of practice now become the bar by which the practice of guardianship in Florida is measured.

Standards of Practice for Florida

TRAINING

FSGA provides educational opportunities for Professional Guardians, Family Guardians, Guardian Advocates, Examining Committee members and affiliated FSGA members:

Professional Guardian Training – How do I become a Professional Guardian?

Please visit www.cebroker.com to view all 40 hour course offerings around the state.  Once on their website, go to course search, Click Florida department of health, then choose professional guardian, then click live classes, then click 40 hour course.

More questions about becoming a professional guardian? Contact the  Office of Public and Professional Guardians.

FAMILY GUARDIAN TRAINING

Please see out Guardianship Training page for a list of FSGA members who teach  4 and 8 hour guardianship courses.

FSGA RECOMMENDED PRACTICE and PROTOCOL
FSGA Recommended Practice & Protocol is a guardianship guide manual developed by practicing professional guardians, reviewed by FL Bar Attorneys, and follows the FL Probate Code Book Chapter 744 Statutes.  An FSGA Trademarked booklet, the Recommended Practice and Protocol is the only one of its kind offered for sale exclusively from FSGA.  The RP&P offers guardians the opportunity to gain additional knowledge and offers suggestions on how to approach and fulfill the various requirements mandated by Florida Statutory Regulations.   Begun in 2003, and updated in 2012, the FSGA Recommended Practice & Protocol can be a