Course Description


In this course, we will wrap up your online Guardian ad Litem Pre-Service child advocacy education.  You will gain an understanding of the next steps in your learning process and the enduring Program support available to you as you continue on your journey to become a Guardian ad Litem and make a difference in the life of a child.

By the conclusion of this chapter you should be able to:
•Know where you are in the training process.
•Understand the essential next steps.
•Have a better understanding of Optima as an indispensable tool for documentation and communication with your advocacy team.
•Recognize the importance of self-care in your role as a Volunteer Child Advocate


NOTE:  For GAL Staff and Volunteers, the Optima training topic for this 1.0 hour course is "Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities".

This material has been exclusively designed for I am for the child Academy.


Training Specialists

Statewide Guardian ad Litem Training Team

This course is presented by experts of this subject matter. Contact: Training@gal.fl.gov

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1 - Section One

    • Chapter 11 - Wrap Up / Next Steps

    • Fieldwork Checklist

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