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10/16/2017
When: October 16, 2017
11:45am-1pm
Where: DuPage Judicial Center
505 N. County Farm Road
Attorney Resource Center - 3rd Floor
Wheaton, Illinois  60187
United States
Contact: Janine Komornick
630-653-7779


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Professional Responsibility PRMCLE Meeting


Speaker: Heidi McCardell-Wentworth, LCPC - Rowan Tree Psychotherapy

Topic:Help! My Life Has Become Unmanageable! How to Make a Mental Health Referral

 

Summary: Statistics show that attorneys experience substance abuse and mental health issues more frequently than the general population.  Additionally, attorneys frequently encounter others (including clients, witnesses, and opposing parties) who are dealing with mental health problems.  This presentation will discuss the signs and symptoms of mental health distress and offer strategies for finding and managing resistance and non-compliance.  Resources will be given for mental health assistance in Illinois generally and in DuPage County specifically

 

Learning Objectives

1. Attorneys will learn about the effects of mental illness and the legal profession

2. Attorneys will learn about how to identify signs and symptoms of mental health issues.

3. Attorneys will gain strategies for dealing with mental health issues in themselves, co-workers, and clients

4. Attorneys will be given resources for finding mental health treatment in DuPage County


Time: 11:45pm to 1:00pm

Location: Attorney Resource Center (Third Floor of the DuPage County Courthouse)

Credits: 1 Credit PRMCLE - this program WILL qualify for the new mental health and substance abuse CLE requirement

 

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Lunch will be Sponsored by

 

 


Questions? Please contact staff liaison, Janine Komornick at jkomornick@dcba.org or 630-653-7779.

Lunch will be provided to those who register in advance.

 


Only DCBA Members will qualify for PRMCLE credit.


Electronic handouts will be provided in advance, no paper handouts will be distributed.

 

If you register and are unable to attend, please contact the DCBA office at 630-653-7779 so we can cancel your registration.


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