New York, NY, April 03, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Doris C Gundersen, MD, Medical Director, Colorado Physician Health Program will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “How to Effectively Deal with Mental Health and Substance Abuse for Lawyers.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 23, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Eastern Time
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/mental-health-and-substance-abuse-for-lawyers/
About Doris Gundersen
Dr. Gundersen is board certified in Adult and Forensic Psychiatry. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the University of Colorado. She also maintains a private practice and serves as the Medical Director for the Colorado Physician Health Program where she conducts fitness for duty evaluations of physicians and is engaged in research pertaining to physician health. She is a past president of the Colorado Psychiatric Society as well as the Federation of State Physician Health Programs.
Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Mental Health Webinar. Mental health plays a vital role in the well-being of lawyers. However, due to extensive workloads, client demands, and toxic working environment, they become prone to chronic stress, anxiety, and depression which may put their mental health at stake. Recent studies show a significant percentage of lawyers who are suffering from mental health problems and are exposed to substance abuse.
The prevalence of these issues in the legal industry has never been more alarming. Hence, it is crucial to properly acknowledge and address mental health issues by utilizing various risk mitigation strategies, geared towards improving attorney wellness.
Listen as a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group presents an in-depth discussion of the prevalence of anxiety, depression, and substance abuse among lawyers. Speakers will dig deeper as they discuss the implications of these issues for the future of the legal profession. They will also offer best practices and risk mitigation strategies to minimize mental health issues and substance abuse in the legal industry.
Key issues covered in this course are:
• Mental Health and Substance Abuse Among Attorneys: Overview and Statistics
• Implications for the Legal Industry
• Addressing Challenges
• Risk Mitigation Strategies
• What Lies Ahead
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/