FSGA 35th Annual Conference – Charting Your Course Through Guardianship

Please join us for our 35th Annual Conference July 21 and 22, 2022 at the Hyatt Sarasota.  Our two day program will make 10 CEU’s available in the areas of Guardianship, Continuing Legal Education,  Florida Board of Nursing; Nursing Home Administrators, Clinical Social workers, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counselors. FSGA Members must log in for the Member rate.

FSGA has secured discounted rooms at the Indigo Hotel down the block from the Hyatt.  This is a full service hotel with shuttle services to and from the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

Thursday July 21, 2022
Sessions 10AM- 4PM ( Lunch included)
“Speakers Reception” 5:30PM

Friday July 22, 2022
Sessions 9AM -3PM ( Breakfast and Lunch Included)


We will also have a VIRTUAL option for those interested, link to the sessions from the comfort of home using the state of art WHOVA application.

A full schedule is forthcoming we are proud to announce:

Guardianship Improvement Task Force
The Honorable Ken Burke, CPA, Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller; served as Chair of the Guardianship Improvement Task Force, his public service includes being president of Catholic Charities Housing Corporation for St. Petersburg

Integrating Best Practice Music-based Interventions
Dan Cohen, Founder & CEO Right to Music, Founder & Executive Director Music & Memory; featured in the documentary “Alive Inside: The Story of Music & Memory,” winner of 2014 Sundance Audience Award

In Depth DNR Discussions
Kenneth Goodman, PhD, FACMI, FACE, founder and director of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, and director of the university’s Ethics Programs

Compliance, Complaints and Investigations – What Guardians need to know
Lance McKinney, Esq., long standing member of both national (NAELA) and state (AFELA) associations of Elder Law attorneys, and has been certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a specialist in Elder Law

The Ethics Committee
Ray E. Moseley, PhD, Associate Professor, Bioethics, Law and Medical Professionalism, Director of the UF Shands Hospital Clinical Ethics Consultation Service and Chair of the UF Shands Ethics Policy and Process Committee

Effective Communication Strategies (developed by the Alzheimer’s Association)
Louise Gallagher, master’s degree In Counseling from CA State University, Fullerton, certified life coach and educator, and a certified dementia practitioner and leading volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association

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Speakers: Ken Burke, CPA, Dan Cohen, Kenneth Goodman, PhD, Lance McKinney, Esq., Ray E. Moseley, PhD and Louise Gallagher


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