Join the conversation on advancing mental health in the legal profession
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 (postponed from October 2023)
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
via webinar only
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Who should attend: Lawyers, judges, firm leaders, articling students, law students, paralegals, legal support staff, service providers, and others that have an interest in advancing the conversation about improving mental health within the legal profession
Learning level: All levels
Co-hosted by the Law Society of BC and the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, this two-part event is an opportunity to bring together the legal community to continue the conversation on mental health in the legal profession.
Recently, a study was undertaken on this subject and the report on phase one of the National Study on the Health and Wellness Determinants of Legal Professionals in Canada was released, outlining the mental health of Canadian legal professionals. Over 400 pages in length, the report contains findings on the prevalence of a variety of mental health indicators among legal professionals and recommendations.
This event will focus on strategies for advancing personal mental health and practical strategies for practitioners, firms, and other legal employers to actively work toward improving mental health within their organizations and the profession. The specific topics that will be covered will be directly informed by the questions and feedback we receive from attendees of Part 1 of the Mental Health Forum for Legal Professionals on June 23 to ensure that we bring together speakers to discuss the issues that are of most interest to you.
Join us to continue the conversation on mental health in the legal profession. It is only through continued engagement and discussion that we can affect positive change together.
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 3 hours (this course will include a minimum of 3 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
Brook Greenberg, KC — Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver
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