Available Now – GAL Volunteer Pre-Service Training Course with Interpreters and Closed Captioning

The Florida Guardian ad Litem Program is proud to announce a new series of guardian ad litem volunteer pre-service training videos – GAL Volunteer Training Course with Interpreters and Closed Captioning for the hearing impaired community.    These videos are available as a resource for those potential GAL volunteers who have a hearing impairment and would like a sign language interpreter in their efforts to become a GAL volunteer.


The videos include six classes:

  • Class One – GAL Program Overview and Expectations; Best Interest Advocacy
  • Class Two – Path of a Case Permanency – Shelter, Arraignment and Disposition Hearing
  • Class Three – Gathering Information – Educational Advocacy
  • Class Four – Cultural Diversity – Working with Children and Families
  • Class Five – Report Writing and Appearing in Court
  • Class Six – OPTIMA, Permanency and Case Monitoring

To access these videos, go to Training Videos

You will be asked to provide a password.  The password is GALInterpret – the password is case sensitive.