New York, NY, January 27, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James S. Walker, Ph.D., ABPP, Forensic Neuropsychologist & Managing Principal with Neuropsychology Consultants, PLLC, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “How to Deal with Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Practical Tips and Strategies Lawyers Need to Consider.” This event is scheduled for March 6, 2018 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/mental-health-and-substance-abuse
About James S. Walker, Ph.D., ABPP
Dr. Walker is a forensic neuropsychologist in practice in Nashville, Tennessee. He is one of 8 psychologists in the nation who is double board certified. He is the director of Clarity Professional Evaluation Center, a program devoted to the evaluation of professionals suspected of impairment. In the past, he has served as the chief neuropsychologist of a brain injury hospital, and as a forensic neuropsychologist at Texas’ maximum security forensic facility. For 12 years he held a joint faculty appointment in the Neurology and Psychiatry departments at Vanderbilt University Medical School. His last two years at Vanderbilt he served as the Director of Forensic Services, a collection of faculty psychiatrists and psychologists devoted to research, training, and practice related to legal matters. His clinical interests include brain dysfunction and disease, violent behavior, addiction, and malingering.
When he’s not working as a neuropsychologist, Dr. Walker loves kayaking, hiking, and biking. He has mountain biked down Pike’s Peak, run the rapids of the Toro River in Costa Rica, and explored ice caves in New Zealand glaciers.
About Neuropsychology Consultants, PLLC
Clarity is a free-standing, completely independent professional evaluation center operated by neuropsychologists and psychiatrists. We perform fitness for duty evaluations for physicians, attorneys, dentists, pharmacists, airline pilots, executives, and other professionals.
This live webcast will offer an in-depth discussion on how mental health and substance abuse impact the legal profession as well as the common factors that contribute to the high incidence of these issues. The speakers will provide guidance to help attorneys manage and combat anxiety, depression and substance addiction, and comply with the ethical rules regarding mental health issues and substance abuse.
Key topics include:
• Recent Statistics on Mental Health Issues and Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession
• Managing Legal Workload and Addressing Toxic Stress
• Impact of High Levels of Stress to Legal Profession
• Substance Abuse, Addiction and the Workplace
• Ethical Rules Compliance and Ensuring Competent Representation
• Overcoming Mental Health Issues and Substance Abuse
• How to Recognize and Address Substance Abuse in the Workplace
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/