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Competence Issues CLE Course Catalog

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Professional Burnout Among Lawyers
In this 1-hour course, psychologist, attorney, author, and television personality Dr. Brian Russell provides actionable insights for attorneys into the alarmingly and increasingly common phenomenon of professional burnout. Participants will learn what burnout is, how it impacts attorneys in and out of the office, how to spot it, how to be more proactive in the avoidance of it, and how to begin to address it if one is in the midst of it.

Dr. Brian Russell

$75

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71 minutes
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Self-Care and Work-Life Balance for Lawyers
In this 1-hour course, psychologist, attorney, author, and television personality Dr. Brian Russell provides actionable insights for attorneys who aspire to take better care of themselves and experience greater satisfaction with both their professional and personal lives. Participants will learn skills aimed at helping them to reduce professional burnout risk, to be more sustainably productive, and to live and work more mindfully and meaningfully.

Dr. Brian Russell

$75

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60 minutes
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What Beethoven’s 5th Teaches about Lawyer Mental Health
Join Stuart Teicher, Esq, as he shows how this masterful piece of music can help lawyers learn about mental health issues in the practice, such as: -Anxiety in the practice of law. -Lawyers, burnout, and being past the breaking point. -The need for lawyers to address anger management. -The unique issue in the practice of law: compassion fatigue.

Stuart Teicher

$75

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Identify, Understand, and Respond: The Mental Health Guide for Lawyers
With a demanding work schedule and stressful environment, many lawyers are no strangers to mental health challenges and often don't get the help they need. Join our mental health workshop to hear key actionable insights that will help you identify, understand and respond to mental health challenges of your own and others within the legal industry. Our speakers will share experiences and insights to ensure those in the legal industry are well-equipped with the right mental health resources and effective communication skills to discuss mental health and wellness.

Legalweek

$165

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63 minutes
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Substance Abuse: Competency In Times of Crisis
Lawyers are much more likely than other professions to suffer from substance use and mental health disorders due to the high-stress nature of our work and a culture that encourages us to be self-reliant. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing stress and isolation among lawyers has made this problem even worse, particularly for the newest members of the bar. Our experts discuss this alarming trend and what we can do to help ourselves and our colleagues during these difficult times.

New Media Legal

$75

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60 minutes
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Substance Abuse: How the Pandemic Has Made Preventing Addiction Harder
Studies show that lawyers experience substance use disorder at twice the rate of the general population. Teaching lawyers how to recognize when they may have a problem and getting them help when they do is difficult even in “normal times.” But the COVID-19 pandemic not only made the traditional obstacles even more challenging, but set up some new roadblocks in our path. This presentation examines why preventing addiction has become harder during the pandemic and shares some expert advice on what you can do to ensure that you or someone you know gets the help they need.

New Media Legal

$75

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61 minutes
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Competency Double Play: Depression and Substance Abuse
Experts differ on whether lawyers are more prone to depression than others who work in equally high-stress occupations such as doctors. But one thing is clear: the stigma associated with depression is one of the reasons lawyers may not get help when they need it. Is an ancient virus the reason humans are susceptible to substance use disorders? How has modern medicine changed the way we treat substance use disorders? This program answers these important questions so that today's lawyers have the tools they need to help themselves or a colleague.

New Media Legal

$75

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60 minutes
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The Great Reflection: Burnout & The Growing Demands on In-House Counsel
The workforce has changed significantly in recent years in more ways than we ever imagined. Among these changes, employee expectations have evolved and leaders are losing touch with many legal professionals suffering from burnout. It is essential that company leaders learn how to engage their team, manage burnout more effectively, and most importantly reflect on how to keep their employees happy, as this has a direct impact on financial success. Learning how to pick up on mental health signals in the current working environment and gaining the tools to help your teams work more mindfully is key to moving forward in these unprecedented times.

General Counsel Conference

$75

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Ethics and Well-Being: How to Balance and Manage Competing Obligations
This session will cover barriers to wellness for lawyers, and why lawyers are often reluctant to seek help. This panel will also include achievable strategies that lawyers can employ to enhance their well-being. In addition, this program will review lawyers' ethical obligations, and how enhancing personal well-being and adopting strategies for balancing life’s demands can enhance their ability to comply with these obligations.

American Bankruptcy Institute

$75

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