April 3, 2019
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
Presented by the Connecticut Bar Institute
About the Program
To be a good lawyer, one has to be a healthy lawyer. Recent research has disclosed that too many lawyers and law students experience chronic stress and high rates of depression and substance use. Our profession is at a crossroads. To maintain public confidence in the profession, to meet the need for innovation in how we deliver legal services, to increase access to justice, we have to act now. Change will require a wide-eyed and candid assessment by attorneys of their state of being, accompanied by courageous commitment to re-envisioning what it means to live a healthy life as a lawyer.
You Will Learn
- Use of Lawyer Wellness Self-Assessment Questionnaire
- How to identify warnings signs and risk factors for lawyer well-being
- About normalizing the need for help
- How to access resources to assist lawyers
- “Wellness is not the absence of illness. Wellness is the presence of health.”
Who Should Attend
Lawyers wishing to improve their professional performance or maximize their personal well-being. Lawyers responsible for well-being and firm risk management programs will also benefit from this program.
(Includes a light breakfast, electronic materials*, and parking in the public garage at 35 Bank St)
Student Member $15
, LPC, JD, West Hartford
Beth D. Griffin
, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers-CT Inc., Rocky Hill
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits (General)
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*Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be provided unless purchased separately. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.
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