This course will cover both the procedural and substantive changes within ICWA brought about by legislative  updates in 2015.

This course covers Nebraska's new Bridge to Independence program and is required for all attorneys who will be appointed under the new program.

The course consists of 3 modules:


The Nebraska Guardian Ad Litem Online Training is designed for attorneys who serve in Dependency Court.It Consists of 7 modules:
  • Pre-adjudication
  • Adjudication
  • Disposition
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the GAL
  • Special Situations in Dependency
  • Guardian Ad Litem Reports to the Court

Completion of this course qualifies for 6 basic GAL credits.  Upon completion of this course you may also claim 6 hours of distance learning MCLE credits by using Activity ID # 97174 (Distance learning credits are capped at 5 annually).

To pose questions with regard to this course please email questions to the Nebraska Attorney Services Division at

Attorney's wishing to take the GAL Courses: To obtain a user name and password to access the course log into your Attorney Services Account (previously MCLE account) and choose the selection for GAL education.  Registration for a course will require the on-line payment of $25.00.  Your user credentials will be e-mailed to you.  For assistance call the help desk at 402-471-3137.