In order to better facilitate the required six hours of yearly in-service training for our volunteer Guardians Ad Litem to maintain their volunteer certification with the GAL Program, we have provided a list of literature and media that is able to be utilized to fufill this requirement. Please click the link below to access the [...]
Courtesy of our intern from Southeastern College, Ashley Pyle, here are some tips for our volunteer Guardians Ad Litem on how to strengthen their relationships with their assigned children and Volunteer Coordinator in order to become better and more effective child advocates. Please click on the link below to access the document. Relationships Handout April [...]
Guardian Ad Litem Day in Tallahassee is less than 3 weeks away (3/23/2011)! Please join us on the steps of the Old Capitol Building 12-1 PM for this special event , or call your local legislators to voice to show your support. Either way, we appreciate your patronage in the 10th Circuit. Details for the [...]
The Florida Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program invites you to follow them on Facebook & Twitter. From time to time, the Program will be posting news, upcoming conferences and interesting child welfare articles both on FB (found at www.facebook.com/pages/Tallahassee-FL/The-Florida-Statewide-Guardian-ad-Litem-Program/164070170277062) & Twitter (found at www.twitter.com/FL_Guardian). Please take a look at this information on dependent children who need a voice [...]
Please click on the link below to peruse the latest 10th Circuit GAL Volunteer Newsletter, featuring a special message from our Circuit Director, highlights from our annual statewide GAL Banquet held in late August, and tips on addressing the father in dependency cases from our legal staff, as well as well deserved kudos for our [...]
Click on the above link to listen to our Recruiter/Training Coordinator, Diane Schmelz, speak on what it is to be a volunteer Guardian ad Litem, as heard on 91.1 WKES FM. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a volunteer GAL, please call (863) 534-4605 for more information.