When Stress Becomes Too Much

When Stress Becomes Too Much

Release Date: 10/20/2023
Recording Available 7-14 Days After Event Date
Format Length CLE Eligible
Video Roundtable 60 min. No

The Lawyer Well-Being Committee invites you to a discussion about the unique mental health challenges that stem from stress and vicarious trauma inherent in many immigration practices. Our expert, who has a background in both psychology and law, will guide you on how to conduct a self-assessment of your mental health, providing essential tools to recognize signs of stress, anxiety, or burnout. We will explore strategies to navigate the challenges of practicing while addressing one's mental health and offer insights on living with mental illness.

Discussion Topics:

  1. Self-Assessment: Learn how to identify signs of mental health issues and stress in yourself enabling early intervention.
  2. Coping Strategies: Explore effective coping mechanisms and self-care practices tailored to the unique demands of immigration law, helping you navigate high-stress situations.
  3. Support and Resilience: Discover ways to build resilience and maintain mental well-being including insights into living with and managing mental illness.

This roundtable is presented by the Lawyer Well-Being Committee.

AILA Video Roundtables are free interactive learning opportunities hosted by faculty selected for their expertise, with an emphasis on discussion and Q&A. This roundtable is available only to AILA members and is not CLE eligible. The free recording will be available 7-10 business days following the live event.

C. Lynn Calder, Afghan Response Task Force/ Lawyer Well-Being Committee/ Member Engagement Committee, Raleigh, NC

Mike Lubofsky, Oakland, CA
Mike Lubofsky is a licensed psychotherapist and attorney with extensive experience providing psychotherapy specifically tailored to attorneys. More information can be found at www.therapyforlawyers.com.

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.