ReelTime CLE and Law In Order bring you a mandatory CPD with a twist. This engaging, highly interactive workshop will give participants a powerful and entertaining forum to consider some of the ethical and professional dilemmas faced by lawyers, and the corresponding toll they can take on one’s mental health and psychological well-being.
CPD Workshop: Nobody Told Me There'd Be Days Like These -
Stress, pressure, and ethical decision-making
18 March 2016
9:15am to 12:45pm
ACT Law Society Blackburn Training Room, Level 4, 1 Farrell Place, Canberra City
Member - $ 215.00, Non-Member - $ 280.00 (Prices include GST)
Members will earn 1 CPD unit in each of Core Areas 1, 2 and 3
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Registrations close Friday 11 March 2016
The goal of this program is not merely to examine the intersection of ethics, good practice and mental health, but to offer participants the opportunity to reflect on practical ways to avoid the kinds of professional and personal problems and pitfalls that can ruin a career.
- Explore the roles of stress, core values, organisational culture and cumulative choices in the ethical decision-making process.
- Gain practical, concrete guidance on how manage one’s practice so as to better navigate the inevitable tension between personal and professional pressures.
- Implement best practices for setting and managing client expectations (particularly with regard to workload, the need for the client’s cooperation, expected costs, and the range of possible outcomes in the litigation process).
- Identify and implement sustainable strategies for minimising the negative effects of stress and pressure in the practice of law.
- Chris Osborn is the principal of CeaseFire Conflict Resolution Services and has been certified by the N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission as a Superior Court mediator since 2009. From 2012-2015, Chris served as an Assistant Professor at the Charlotte School of Law, where he taught “a wide range of legal subjects.
- Michael Kahn practiced law with the Attorney General’s Office for the State of New Jersey for 6 years. Although he left the practice of law in 1991, his work thereafter has kept him involved in the lives of lawyers in various capacities. He now presents training seminars and workshops on ethics, grief, wellness, diversity and inclusion, and other topics for lawyers and mental health professionals throughout the U.S. and abroad, including for the U.S. military.
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