Specialized Family Care Program

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Estate Administration Process

  • Category: Financial
  • Materials: “Overview of the Estate Administration Process,” “Instructions for the Appraisement,” and Application for “Probate Without Will,” From the: Kanawha County Probate; http://kanawha.us/county-commission/fiduciary-probate/
  • Goal: Specialized Family Care Provider will learn what happens to the person in placement’s bank account when they die and SFC Provider is the representative payee. Acquire knowledge about the Probate Process.
  • Credit Hours: 2 Hours
  • Date Developed: January 2017
  • Developed By: Carol Brewster, SFC Program

Training Objectives:

  1. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn about the Probate Process for a Decedent
  2. Specialized Family Care Provide will know how to proceed when person in placement dies and they are their Representative Payee for their bank account
  3. Specialized Family Care Provider will know the steps for the Probate Process

Training Objectives:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Specialized Family Care Provider