Monthly Legal Training Calls (2019)

Course description

This training covers the basic statutory and administrative law sections regarding the benefits and responsibilities youth receive as part of Independent Living in the dependency system. 

Topics include: 

  • Independent living preparation (i.e. required agency staffings, transition plans, etc.) 
  • Implementation of independent living skills in adulthood (i.e. Extended Foster Care, Postsecondary Education Services and Support, etc.). 
  • Independent living challenges which arise for dependency advocates and ways to resolve those issues.

Guest Speaker:  

  • Dana Viggiano, Esq., BIA, 11th Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program Office

1 CLE Credit Available


1 In-Service Hour Available

Select "Legal Issues" for Optima.

Guardian ad Litem  State Office

Guardian ad Litem State Office

Legal Counsel

Guest Presenters: 

  • Kristen Solomon, Esquire - Statewide Director of Operations 
  • Camille Frazer, Esquire - Regional Legal Counsel Southern
  • Kathleen Clendining, Esquire - Managing Attorney, 15th Circuit
  • Brittany Rutan, Esquire - Managing Attorney, 9th Circuit 
Course Contents

1 Audio

1.0 hr

Course Curriculum

Independent Living Update (2019)