Improving workplace psychological health and safety

Course ID ID16030_MAN

  • Online
  • 1
  • Foundation
  • 1 CPD POINTS

Is being a lawyer a health hazard? Evidence shows that lawyers are 3.5 times more likely to experience mental ill-health than other professionals. Mental ill-health is the underlying cause of disciplinary actions against lawyers, referral to the Legal Services Board, claims by clients, poor quality work and closure of practices. 

This seminar is about risk factors that impact your workplace psychological health and safety and provides practical protective strategies for you to consider. It will:

  • inform about psychological well-being in the legal profession
  • raise awareness of the importance of asking “are you okay?”and
  • increase your confidence to ask “are you okay?”

Prior to purchase please see the information below for system requirements.

College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.

Price

Full Price $120.00

Alumni/Member Price $108.00

Dates

Start date:

01 April 2016

End date:

30 June 2017

About This Course

Designed for

This seminar complies with the mandatory requirement of Professional Skills.

 

presenter

Marie Jepson
Director and Co-founder, Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation

Marie Jepson has been an assistant principal and teacher for the past 25 years, working with troubled students and specialising in learning difficulties, challenging behaviours and special needs.

She has a particular interest in autism, and has focused extensively on supporting the wellbeing of staff, students and parents from disadvantaged families in South Western Sydney.

In 2008, after the death of her son Tristan, a young lawyer and comedian, she and her husband George established the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation.

The Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation is a volunteer, charitable organisation.  The Foundation’s objective is to decrease work-related psychological ill-health in the legal community and to promote workplace psychological health and safety.

Marie is the director and co-founder of the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation.

 

delivery

Please check the technical requirements for accessing this online  seminar contained here. 

Once registered we will send  you the access information you will need to log on to our Learning Portal from where you will be able to view the seminar.