Guardian ad Litem Program - Palm Beach County

Report Writing Workshop

Thursday, February 22, 2018

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Children's Services Council

2300 High Ridge Road

Boynton Beach

In-Service Training Requirements

In-service training hours (12-hours required annually) may be completed by participating in our book club or doing self study. A selection of books and movies are available (see link below) some of which are in our lending library. Forms to apply for credit may be found on the Optima and Forms page under GAL Resources. Credit will be given as follows: 

  • Two credit hours per book read will be given when a request is submitted with a summary report of the book. One credit hour will be given if you participate in a group discussion of the book and an additional credit hour will be given if you attend an author presentation (must have read the book and provide summary report).  Click here for In-Service Training Request form.
  • One credit hour will be given for watching one of the approved movie selections and submitting a summary report. Click here for In-Service Training Request form.
  • Continuing Education Credit will be given for attending third-party training conferences when a certificate from the class, seminar, or conference is submitted. Click here for In-Service Training Request form.


GAL Lending Library

Click here for a list of books in our lending library.

Click here for a list of other recommended educational materials.

In-Service Training

Protecting Youth from the Dangerous Side of Technology

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
6:30 pm  - RSVP Not Required

Christa McAuliffe Middle School

6500 Le Chalet Blvd

Boynton Beach

Educational Surrogacy

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

1:00 - 4:00 pm

​(This is NOT February 22 as previously posted.)

Children's Services Council

2300 High Ridge Road

Boynton Beach

Receive 3 hours of In-Service Credit!

Upcoming Training Sessions

Pathway to Permanency

Thursday, March 22, 2018

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Children's Services Council

2300 High Ridge Road

Boynton Beach

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