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This program will address these ethical issues that often coincide with the disorder and will help viewers understand the avenues for assistance for themselves or their colleagues.
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Mental Illness Awareness)
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Substance abuse and mental health issues affect lawyers in the U.S. at a much greater rate than the general public. In this program, Laurie Besden, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of PA, highlights the issue by giving own personal account of the drug...
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Mental Illness Awareness)
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With roughly 1 in 4 attorneys experiencing some form of issue with substance abuse and/or depression, practicing law is a high risk profession. In this program, the former Director of the California State Bar Lawyer Assistant Program examines the problem and offers...
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Mental Illness Awareness)
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Over time, the rigors of practicing law can impact a lawyer’s personal life and impact their professionalism. It is key for attorneys to identify behaviors affecting their practices and clients. This talk starts with a discussion on professional burnout affecting...
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professionalism)
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Over time, the rigors of practicing law can impact a lawyer’s personal life and impact their professionalism. It is key for attorneys to identify behaviors affecting their practices and clients. This talk starts with a discussion on professional burnout affecting...
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professionalism)
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The practice of law is fraught with stressors that can have a tremendous impact on an attorney’s mental health. One option for combating attorney depression is adjusting to a "limited scope" practice. This program covers the triggers that tend to cause attorney...
Credits FL1.00(Includes 0.50 Substance)
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It's no secret that the practice of law often means long hours, high stress, and constant conflict. The adversarial nature of a lawyer's day-to-day can seep into our relationships, including our relationship with ourselves, and can lead to a number of behaviors that...
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Professionalism)
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It's no secret that attorneys have high-stress occupations. Consequentially, alcoholism rates among lawyers are high. In this program, attorneys will learn skills to cope with stress and avoid behaviors that can be destructive to their careers and lives.
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Substance)
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This program will explore the impact of substance abuse and mental health issues on the practice of law, including how the rules of professional conduct address these issues, and the common signs of substance abuse and mental health issues.
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Substance)
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This program will explore the diversity and inclusion issues and the steps necessary to create an inclusive environment in the legal workplace, as well as the impact of substance abuse and mental health issues on the practice of law.
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Bias Elimination)
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Statistics on lawyer depression, substance abuse, and suicide are staggering. This program explores the unique pressures of the legal system that can trigger lawyer unhappiness, and looks at various ways an attorney can improve his or her quality of life.
Credits FL1.00(Includes 1.00 Substance)
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