Marchman Act Training

Marchman Act Basics

New course effective 8/22/17

This course provides a general introduction to the fundamental issues surrounding the voluntary and involuntary admissions procedures and other aspects of the Marchman Act (Chapter 397, F.S.). It also presents an overview of the guaranteed protection of rights specified under the provisions of this law. Begin course.


Guardian Advocate and the Marchman Act

New course effective 4/6/17

This course provides the essential and legislatively mandated 4-hours of training for persons who have been appointed as Guardian Advocates under the Marchman Act. Four continuing education credits and contact/clock hours are offered after successful completion of the course exam. Begin course.


Baker Act & Marchman Act Comparison and Co-Occurring Disorders

Baker Act and Marchman Act process: A Comparison and Contrast, Martha Lenderman, M.S.W. Begin course.

Update on Treating Persons with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Community, Holly A. Hills, Ph.D. Begin Course.



Baker Act and Marchman Act Procedures for Law Enforcement (Formerly Law Enforcement and the Baker Act)

Revised effective 10/24/16

This course provides a basic introduction to the Baker Act and the Marchman Act and focuses on the roles and responsibilities of law enforcement under Chapters 394 and 397, F.S. Begin course.