Recorded Programs

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Lawyer Assistance Committee (LAC) members, LAC volunteers, and LAP staff regularly present programs to educate D.C. Bar members, judges and students about wellness, addiction and mental health symptoms, outline the confidential services of the LAP, and allow volunteers to share their experiences with past problems and how they overcame them. Some of those programs are recorded and made available for the benefit of the D.C. Bar community.

Thriving Not Just Surviving: Boundary Setting In PracticeThriving Not Just Surviving: Boundary Setting In Practice (October 2022)
This presentation was produced as a Lunch and Learn seminar for the D.C. Bar Practice Management Advisory Service. It explores why, when, and how to set firm, clear boundaries to help you take care of yourself, find a sense of control, and enhance your emotional well-being.

 

Stress, Drink, Leave: An Examination of Gender-Specific Risk Factors for Mental Health Problems and Attrition Among Licensed AttorneysStress, Drink, Leave: An Examination of Gender-Specific Risk Factors for Mental Health Problems and Attrition Among Licensed Attorneys (May 2021)
In 2020, the California Lawyers Association and D.C. Bar participated in a first of its kind research project aimed at uncovering personal and workplace risk factors for mental health and substance use problems among practicing attorneys. In this presentation attorney mental health and well-being expert Patrick Krill and his study co-author, Dr. Justin Anker, provided a revealing look at what they found related to mental health, drinking, stress, attrition intentions, and gender disparities associated with each. Learn More

 

Building Resilience During Challenging TimesBuilding Resilience During Challenging Times (January 2021)
This program was produced as a Lunch and Learn seminar for the D.C. Bar Practice Management Advisory Service. During this program participants learned evidence-based practices for building resilience to cope with adversity, adapt to change, and overcome challenges.

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