Guardian ad Litem Child Advocate Pre-Service Training

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Name: Guardian ad Litem Child Advocate Pre-Service Training
Date: September 19, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Event Description:
The North Carolina Guardian ad Litem equips community volunteers to serve abused and neglected children by advocating for their best interests in court. A GAL Advocate is appointed along with a GAL attorney, by a district court judge, to investigate and determine the needs of abused and neglected children petitioned into court by the Department of Social Services. Their role is mandated by North Carolina General Statute 7B-601. The GAL volunteer's primary responsibilities include digging for details in the case, collaborating with other participants in the case, collaborating with other participants in the case, recommending what's best for the child by writing court reports, empowering the child's voice, staying vigilant by constantly monitoring the case and keeping all information confidential.  For more information, and to submit your application, visit www.volunteerforgal.org.
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Location:
Location will be held in Lillington, NC, and exact details will be provided at conclusion of pre-screeninng interview if candidate is approved to begin training.
Date/Time Information:
Orientation - August 22, 2019 from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
*Session 1 In-Person Training - August 29, 2019 from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
*Session 2 In-Person Training - September 5, 2019 from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
*Session 3 In-Person Training - September 12, 2019 from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
*Session 4 In-Person Training - September 19, 2019 from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
*Session 5 In-Person Training - September 26, 2019 from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
*Each week includes approximately 3 hours of online pre-work for upcoming in person session.
Additional training requirement includes observation of 2 hours of DSS Court in the county of service.
Contact Information:
910-814-4692 or 919-209-5555
Fees/Admission:
No Cost
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