Very few people are aware of the history and cultural background of conservatorships, also known as guardianships. In this episode we discuss that history, as well as alternatives to the legal practice, which are seldom known or talked about.
Jonathan Martinis, Esq., J.D. is the Director for Law and Policy with the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, and was part of a ground breaking case around guardianships for individuals with disabilities.
Penny Johnson of the Arc of Tennessee is the Program Coordinator for the Tennessee Center for Decision-Making Support, which is the first of its kind in the country.
Jenny Hatch Justice Project: Here
Supported Decision Making: From Justice for Jenny to Justice for All (paperback): Here
Tennessee Center for Decision-Making Support: Here
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