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ColoradOffice of Public Guardianship (OPG) Pilot Program: What You Need to Know

June 24 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM MDT

https://opg-colorado-ethics-forum.eventbrite.com/

Colorado Office of Public Guardianship (OPG) Pilot Program: What You Need to Know

Join us for a free live-streamed webinar on June 24th, 10:30AM-12:00PM

The Colorado Office of Public Guardianship (OPG) Pilot Program was established in the Fall of 2019 to serve indigent and incapacitated adults. The Colorado OPG has four Public Guardians that are court-appointed to serve as guardian for clients that have no other family or friends to serve them. The Director of the Colorado OPG and a Public Guardian will share information about:

• Eligibility criteria for the Colorado OPG Pilot Program

• The legal guardianship process for adults

• Colorado OPG Best Practices and Standards and

• Continuation and expansion of the Colorado OPG Pilot Program.

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Sophia M. Alvarez, J.D., M.S.

Director, Colorado Office of Public Guardianship

Ms. Alvarez is a licensed attorney in Colorado and Nebraska. Ms. Alvarez served as a Public Guardian and Legal Counsel at the Nebraska Office of Public Guardian before being appointed as the Director of the Colorado Office of Public Guardianship Pilot Program. Ms. Alvarez has spent her professional and personal life as a public servant and advocating for vulnerable and under-served populations.

Camille Price

Public Guardian, Colorado Office of Public Guardianship

Camille Price is one of the first Public Guardians with the Colorado Office of Public Guardianship. Camille works to provide care and support to individuals who are under-resourced and have experienced homelessness. Her background includes working in mental health and substance abuse counseling and child protective services.

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