John Bippus was re-elected to his 6th term as President of the Michigan Guardianship Association at the associations September meeting. The Michigan Guardianship Association is the premier initiator for the advancement of legislative reform, guardianship certification, education, and the promotion of best practices for the protection of vulnerable individuals.
…advocates that guardianship should only be used as a last resort, and that all other alternatives be used whenever possible.
…is governed by a board of directors who carry out its mission; This diverse group provides an unprecedented exchange of information and ideas to enable groups and individuals to provide the highest quality guardianship and other protective services.
…publishes a quarterly newsletter to provide members with upcoming workshops/conferences, association business and a variety of relevant feature articles.
…provides education and training featuring topics of immediate concern to practitioners and is offered through presentation by expert speakers, round table discussions, debates and networking. The sessions bring together multiple disciplines of persons interested in upgrading their skills and knowledge at an affordable cost. MGA also distributes an instructional DVD on guardianship and conservatorship.