Judge in Northampton County, Pennsylvania Issues Administrative Order to Guardians
A Northampton County judge, Emil Giordano, has issued an administrative order requiring all guardians in that county to obtain guardianship certification. For details, please read the release found here.
CGC continues to encourage mandatory certification and we hope this is a first step in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. For more information, contact CGC at 717-238-4689.
World Congress on Adult Guardianship
May 28-30, 2014
The World Congress is an international gathering of those involved in guardianship. Participants will come from around the world to participate in sessions led by more than 120 esteemed presenters from 22 countries across six continents. Each World Congress offers opportunities to learn and collaborate by bringing together those involved in adult guardianship, as well as aging, disability and elder rights from around the globe. The first World Congress focusing on guardianship law was held in Yokohama, Japan in 2010, which issued the Yokohama Declaration. The second World Congress was held in 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. The third one will be held Wednesday, May 28 through Friday, May 30 in the Washington, DC metro area.
The mission of the Center for Guardianship Certification is to provide a comprehensive guardianship certification program.
PurposeThe purpose of the Center for Guardianship Certification is:
A. To develop and administer a credentialing process for guardians.
Vision StatementEvery professional guardian will obtain and maintain CGC certification.