Educational Resources


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Current offerings include:Featured podcasts include
Introduction to Adult GuardianshipInterview with National Center for State Courts
Basics of PetitioningInterview with Disability Law Center
How to Fill Out Annual Reports Interview with Long Term Care Ombudsman
Alaskan ABLE Accounts
Keeping Track of the Financials

Each video or podcast is approximately 20-30 minutes long. This page will be updated with new trainings each quarter.
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Introduction to Adult GuardianshipBasics of Petitioning

This video provides a basic introduction to adult guardianship in Alaska. Topics include how to request a guardian and overall duties.
This training provides an overview of how to petition for a guardianship or conservatorship of an adult and resources to help explain the role of the petitioner, appointments made and what to expect with the process.
Basics of Annual ReportingABLE Account

If you are appointed as a guardian or conservator for an adult, you will have to file an annual report each year.  This training provides information on why the report is filled out and what the court is expecting.Patrice Icardi, Attorney at Law, discusses the newly implemented ABLE account in Alaska. ABLE accounts allow individuals with a physical or cognitive disability to save money while remaining Medicaid eligible.
Keeping Track of Financials
This video goes over the financial sections of the annual report and provides guidance on how to fill them out and the court's expectation.

Featured Podcasts! 

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Interview with Teresa Holt, the Long Term Care Ombudsman, on their advocacy for adults over 60 years of age.


Take a listen to what is going on the national level with Dr. Brenda Uekert from the National Center for State Courts.  She’ll discuss her work regarding guardianship and elder abuse and programs that can assist state courts.


Leslie Jaening, staff attorney with the Disability Law Center explains who the Disability Law Center is and what areas they can assist individuals with disabilities on. We apologize but the last 10 seconds of this recording was cut off.