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Overview:

The growing problems caused by toxic work environment, client issues, and heavy workloads in the legal profession are the prevailing reasons for the increasing number of legal experts suffering from substance use and mental health issues. These, along with other challenges that are further worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, emphasize the need for law firms and organizations to come up with wellness programs and initiatives that will mitigate the risks of professional dysfunction and maintain the well-being of lawyers.

Listen as a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with the emerging substance use and mental health issues in the legal profession. Speakers, among other things, will offer practical tips and management strategies to create a safe and healthy working environment for lawyers.

Key topics include:

  • Mental Health and Substance Use Issues and Statistics
  • Impacts of Substance Use and Stress on the Legal Profession
  • Legal and Medical Interventions
  • Practical Tips and Strategies
  • What Lies Ahead

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

Live Webcast

 

Prerequisite:

None

 

Course Code:

149304

 

NY Category of CLE Credit:

Ethics and Professionalism

 

Total Credit:

2.0 CLE


CLE State Requirements:

https://knowledgewebcasts.com/cle-state-requirements/

Speaker:

Cari Guthrie Cho, President and CEO
Cornerstone Montgomery

Cari is a licensed social worker working in community mental health for over 30 years.  She received her MSW from the University of Maryland in 1995 and worked for Johns Hopkins Bayview and then Threshold Services where she served as Program Director, Rehabilitation Director and Clinic Director and Chief Operating Officer.  Ms. Cho has implemented multiple evidence based practices, including Integrated Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders, Motivational Interviewing, Supported Employment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Nonviolent Crisis Intervention.  She facilitates training and consulting on these topics in Maryland and DC.  In 2012, Ms. Cho became the CEO of Cornerstone Montgomery (merger between Threshold Services and St. Luke’s House).  She is a board member for the National Council for Behavioral Health.

Agenda:

Cari Guthrie Cho, President and CEO

Cornerstone Montgomery

Date & Time:

Friday, October 15, 2021

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)

A recording will be available to view 24-48 hours after the live date.

Materials:

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Who Should Attend:

  • Lawyers/Attorneys
  • Paralegals
  • Law Office Managers
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SPEAKER

Cari Guthrie ChoPresident and CEO
Cornerstone Montgomery

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