The term ‘Lawyer Well-Being’ has moved into the mainstream regarding mental health conversations in the profession. But what does ‘Lawyer Well-being’ mean, what are some of the benefits, and how can it be achieved?
This course is an introduction to the topic, addressing some of the confusion around the definition of well-being, some of the impacts of the profession on lawyers mental and physical health, as well as some simple strategies to help lawyers manage their own well-being.
The 30-minute, interactive eLearning will help attorneys:
- Understand the extent of the well-being crisis in the legal profession
- Identify some potential symptoms of stress
- Learn some strategies to help maintain your well-being
Before launching the course, be sure to read the agenda. We’d also encourage participants to review the following course material, which is also available in eLearning’s resources tab:
- National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being
- Well-Being Toolkit for Lawyers and Legal Employers
- Illinois Lawyer Assistance Program
Approved for 0.5 hours of mental health and substance abuse CLE credit in Illinois.
The Commission on Professionalism would like to thank Dr. Diana Uchiyama and Tony Pacione of the Illinois Lawyers Assistance Program for their contributions to The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Wellbeing.