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Terry Harrell with Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program, to Speak at TKG’s How to Effectively Deal with Mental Health and Substance Use Issues for Lawyers Event


Terry Harrell, Executive Director with Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s How to Effectively Deal with Mental Health and Substance Use Issues for Lawyers Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 06, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Terry Harrell, Executive Director with Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “How to Effectively Deal with Mental Health and Substance Use Issues 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 Terry L. Harrell

Terry L. Harrell completed her law degree at Maurer School of Law and her Master of Social Work Degree (MSW) at Indiana University. Terry is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC) in Indiana and has a nationally recognized Master Addictions Counselor certification from NAADAC. Terry has been with the Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (JLAP) since 2000 and became the Executive Director in 2002. Locally, Terry is active with the Indiana State Bar Association and is a Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation. From 2014-2017 she served as Chair of the American Bar Association's Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs. She is currently the Chair of the ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession and serves on the ABA National Task Force on Lawyer Well Being. For her own well-being Terry enjoys walking, running, and spending time with her therapy dog, Gus.

Abstract

Join them 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 or substance use problems.

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 use disorders 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 and substance use issues in the legal industry.

Key issues covered in this course are:

• Mental Health and Substance Use Issues 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/
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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Therese Lumbao, Director
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tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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