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The Basics of Guardianship in New Jersey: A Primer for Healthcare Providers


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Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Location: Webinar

Faculty: Helen Dodick, Esq.
New Jersey Office of the Public Guardian


This session will offer attendees important information concerning the basics of guardianship in New Jersey as they pertain to healthcare environments. Specific topics will include:

  • Drivers of guardianship
  • Legal Framework, including authority of the state, types of guardianship, emergent situations, competency evaluations, contested versus uncontested proceedings.
  • Office of the Public Guardian and other programs providing guardianship services
  • Alternatives to guardianship
  • Common misconceptions
  • How to interface when a person has a guardian