This comprehensive course is designed to equip participants with a deep understanding of problematic gambling in the U.S., focusing on legal and ethical considerations, particularly within the legal profession. Through a combination of research, best practices, and interactive discussion, participants will gain valuable insights into the various aspects of gambling disorders, their effects, and the impact of disordered gambling on individuals and specific challenges faced by legal professionals.
This course will examine current considerations of and issues with cannabis/marijuana in United States and how these impact lawyers. There is a review of cannabis legality and availability in different states, considerations of the use of medical marijuana, and a review of the physiology of addiction. Statistics on addiction rates and marijuana usage will also be presented. Impact on health and wellness of the general population and the legal profession in specific will be examined. Finally, a discussion of legal versus ethic use of marijuana by lawyers will be presented.
This course will explore how attorneys are more likely than the public to have a substance use and/or mental health issue through data comprised from published studies in the past 7 years. It will examine burnout, as well as contributors to burnout. Participants will learn about stress management through a wide variety of areas, including sleep hygiene, nutrition, physical activity, meditation, and emotional connection.
This program examines factors contributing to the loss of professional passion, including boredom, anxiety, frustration, and isolation that attorneys experience.
This course will examine areas of being a lawyer that are enhanced and grown when a lawyer is sober and working a recovery program. It provides an overview of the 12-Step recovery program, as well as several other non-12-Step programs. It will explain tangible benefits of being in recovery and provide suggestions for how to integrate professional and recovery life successfully.
This engaging course provides an overview of the disease of addiction, the impact on the legal profession, signs and symptoms of addiction, and obstacles to treatment and recovery. Ethical considerations and legal obligations are reviewed to provide the learner with a comprehensive approach to navigating the hurdles related to substance use disorders and the practice of law.
This engaging course provides an overview of the unique risk factors impacting legal professionals that can contribute to developing a substance use disorder. The course provides specific approaches to increase resilience and enhance wellbeing. Ethical considerations and legal obligations are reviewed to provide the learner with a comprehensive approach to navigating the hurdles related to substance use disorders and the practice of law.