About the Seminar
According to a recent survey on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, over 250,000 or 20.6% of Attorneys in the US suffer from a problematic relationship with substances. The same study indicated more than 86 percent of law firm leaders said that depression occurred in their firms. Over 93 percent said the same for anxiety
In short, this is a very real human and business issue, with emotional well-being, client engagement and retention, malpractice exposures, and reputational risk all on the line.
One of the first programs to address emotional well-being in the legal profession, this event is a must-attend for law firms, general, and in-house counsel. Join us as we examine how safeguarding attorneys, improving law firm culture, and ensuring the highest level of service are inextricably linked. Walk away with a better understanding of preventative measures and protocols for assisting those suffering from substance use disorder, anxiety, depression, and mental diagnosis.
Session Highlights Include:
- A Call to Action: Statistics from recent research combined with personal stories will illustrate the urgency of addressing emotional well- being in the Legal Profession
- What the ABA and Law Firms are doing to create a safe and healthy environment for Attorneys
- How to develop tailored, enterprise-wide well- being solutions
- How to provide a safe haven insuring confidentiality and privacy
- How Law Firms are collaborating with Corporate Clients to advance emotional well-being
- Ethics and Risk Management: How to Protect both the Person and the Profession
Who Should Attend
This seminar is designed especially for Law Firm Leaders, including:
- Managing Partners
- Executive Committee Members
- Practice Group Leaders
- Chief Talent Officers/Heads of Talent Development
- General Counsel
- Senior In-House Counsel
- Insurance Underwriters
- Insurance Brokers
Earn Recertification Credits
Earn up to 7.5 CPE credits
1.5 Regulatory Ethics; 6 Specialized Knowledge
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None
This program has been pre-approved for 6.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
This program has been approved for 6.5 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
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Here are some recent insights that have inspired this event:
- ABA 'Furiously Working' to Craft Proposal on Lawyers' Mental Health
- ALM Survey on Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Big Law’s Pervasive Problem
- The Professional Cost of Untreated Addiction and Mental Illness in Practicing Lawyers