Adult Guardianship Six-Hour Course Offerings

For information on live course cancellations, please contact individual sites. We will do our best to update the listings on this website, but please confirm with the provider before you attend.

Below is a compilation of education opportunities. It is not intended to be a complete list of all adult guardianship education. Check back periodically for more opportunities as we update this list.


Fundamentals of Adult Guardianship LAYPERSON Course

Fundamentals of Adult Guardianship PROFESSIONAL Course

Important Information about Online Courses:
Instructions to Take an Online Course
You must complete the mandatory course evaluation at the end of the online course to receive your certificate.
Each guardian must create an account to receive a certificate in your individual name. Please submit your certificate to the local probate court where your guardianship is filed. For instructions on filing your certificate, contact your local probate court.
Both courses above are tuition-free. The PROFESSIONAL course is approved for 6.00 CLE hours instruction.

Don't see your county listed?
Education not provided by the Supreme Court must be approved by your local court. Check with your local county probate court for further guidance or register for an online course above.


Click a site below for dates and registration information.
Please contact individual sites to confirm whether the course offers CLE credit.

Allen County Probate Court
Course Location: Allen County Juvenile Court
1000 Wardhill Ave., Lima, OH 45805
Open to all guardians.
To register, please call 419.998.5264.

March 18

Oct. 14

Clark County Probate Court
Open to all guardians.
To register, please call 937.521.1850.

March 9, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

May 11, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

July 13, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sept. 14, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fayette County Probate Court
110 E. Court St., 2nd Floor Meeting Room, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160
Open to all guardians.
To register, please call 740.335.0640 at least four weeks prior to the date of the course you wish to attend.
All Certificates of Completion must be filed with this court before Dec. 1, 2020.

April 14

Oct. 6

Columbus Center for Human Services
540 Industrial Mile Road, Columbus, Ohio 43228
Open to all guardians.
No preregistration. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

March 19, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
2879 Johnstown Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219
Open to all guardians.
To register, please call 614.342.5972.

June 19, 8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. CANCELED

Lake County Probate Court
Open to all guardians.
To register, please call 440.350.2626.

March 12, 8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Nov. 12, 8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Montgomery County Probate Court
Open to all guardians.
For a full schedule, visit the Montgomery County Probate Court Guardianship page or call 937.225.4640.

Paulding County Probate Court
Open to all guardians.
To register and for course location, please call 419.399.8256.

Nov. 6, 9 a.m.

Richland County Probate Court
Open to all guardians.
To register, please call 419.774.5583.

May 14, 8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 12, 8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Union County Guardianship Services
131 N. Main St., Ste. I, Marysville, Ohio 43040
To register, please call 937.209.2275.

Feb. 20, Starts 8:30 a.m.

Sept. 24, Starts 8:30 a.m.

Williams County Probate Court
Course location: Williams County East Annex
1425 E. High Street, Bryan, OH 43506
Open to all guardians.
To register, please call Deanne Batterson at 419.633.5159or email

Nov. 17, Starts 9 a.m.

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Questions? Contact 614.387.9445 or your local probate court.

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