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Guardianship Training

In Their Best Interests

Understand the full scope of your responsibilities as a guardian.

UW-Green Bay is the exclusive partner of Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) in providing the required Wisconsin Act 97 online training for guardians to ensure they understand their duties and responsibilities, the rights of their wards and the best practices for managing the relationship. The training is offered at no charge.

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Taking action to ensure individuals are appointed thoughtfully and safely as guardians who are committed to understanding the full scope of their responsibilities to champion the interests and needs of their wards.

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Training is free, 100% online and self-paced.

This no cost training contains a variety of modules covering the duties and responsibilities of guardianship under the law. Topics include the limits guardianship decision-making authority, the rights of wards, best practices and how to involve your ward's wishes and desires in decision-making and future planning. Completing the training takes approximately two hours.

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Important Upcoming Update

Wisconsin Training Registries is excited to announce that we are in the process of transitioning to new software in June 2023! As a result, the Guardianship Training Registries' software will be unavailable starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 16 through Friday, June 23. Please plan accordingly as online registration will be unavailable during this time. If you need to register for the guardianship training, please email to request a link to the Canvas course.

The Guardianship Training Registry will be unavailable during this time as well. All certificates of completion will be emailed to individuals upon course completion. Once the new software has launched, certificates of completion will be available online again. There will be a notification on our website when this is complete. We will be providing training opportunities throughout the week to help you navigate the new system.

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Guardianship Questions

For questions regarding the guardianship process that are outside of the online Canvas training, contact the Guardianship Support Center Helpline at (855) 409-9410 or or consult the DHS website.

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Need Training Support?

For questions specific to the online guardian training, please contact the Wisconsin Training Registries at (920) 465-2691 or For technical assistance, Canvas support is available 24/7 at (855) 651-9400.

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