The hub of information for the Second Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program, our blog contains posts with announcements, news and events, articles, periodicals and additions or updates to our website.

This page contains published posts from the February 2015 archive sorted chronologically with the newest at the top.

Continuing Education Additions, Event Update and New Event

Continuing Education

Two new library items have been added to our continuing education resource center.

  • ReMoved
    A short film made with the desire that it would be used to serve in bringing awareness, encourage and be useful in foster parent training and raising up foster parents.
filed under Domestic Violence, Families, Foster Care, Victimization of Children, Video and Website
  • FDLRS Hubache Newsletter: Winter 2015
    Educational advocacy articles, information and training opportunities published by the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Miccosukee Associate Center.
filed under Educational Advocacy and Newsletter

Event Update

Two competition judges have been confirmed for the upcoming CAII Cupcakes and Cookies for Kids fundraiser. Thanks to Keith Baxter of Kool Beanz Café and Joey Gans of Au Peche Mignon for agreeing to participate and contribute their culinary expertise.

With proceeds benefiting the Second Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program, CAII Cupcakes and Cookies for Kids is a friendly competition for amateur and professional bakers and an opportunity for the public to raise money for our program by sampling the various goods.

For details, visit and then purchase tickets or register as a baker or sponsor.

New Event

We regularly host, sponsor and support a variety of events that provide community outreach, increase awareness of our program, help recruit new volunteers, raise funds and furnish training to our volunteer guardians ad litem. The following event was recently added to our calendar.

Family In Need: Laptop Computers [Fulfilled]

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status

  • Request
    Used laptop/notebook computers (preferably no more than three years of age)

  • Narrative
    The computers will be donated to youth attending school.

  • Contact
    Janay Davis
    (850) 606-1230
    (850) 661-8086
2015-09-10: updated request details, added narrative and changed point of contact
2016-02-14: update status to "fulfilled"

Important Documents Revised, March Training Rescheduled

Rescheduled Event

The new volunteer training course originally planned for March 2015 has been rescheduled. The new dates are as follows; visit the event page for complete details and to register.

  • Volunteer Training: March 2015    Training
    Monday, March 16, 2015
    Wednesday, March 18, 2015
    Thursday, March 19, 2015
    Monday, March 23, 2015
    Wednesday, March 25, 2015
    Thursday, March 26, 2015

If you cannot make it in March, refer to the volunteer training schedule for a complete listing of 2015 pre-service volunteer training events.

Updated Documents

Two important program documents have been revised. The current versions are now available on the Current Volunteers page under Volunteer Forms and Documents.

  • Standards of Operation
    filed under Standards and Guidelines
  • Transportation Guidelines and Forms
    filed under Standards and Guidelines