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How to Deal with Stress in the Paralegal Profession

  • 02/25/2021
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Uncover Methods for Handling Work-Induced Stress

When it comes to the paralegal profession, the prevalence of stress and mental health issues is higher than in most other industries. Because of this - and the potential ethical implications of failing to tackle these issues - it's crucial that you develop effective strategies for managing stress. This informative program delves into the biggest stressors for paralegals and other legal professionals, techniques for coping with stress and useful resources to consult. Don't make the mistake of putting your mental health on the back burner - register today!

  • Discover the most common mental health problems among paralegal professionals.
  • Examine the symptoms and signs of stress.
  • Investigate various ways to seek help, as well as potential obstacles and risks.
  • Identify the indicators of substance abuse.
  • Unearth guidelines for what to do when concerned about a colleague.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate-level course will teach attendees how to manage stress brought on by the paralegal profession. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff
  • Legal Technicians

Course Content

  1. The Top Stressors and Mental Health Issues in the Legal Industry: What Are They?
  2. Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Stress
  3. How to Get Help Without Jeopardizing Your Career: What You Need to Know NOW
  4. Top Barriers to Recovery and Key Steps to Take
  5. Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession: Knowing the Warning Signs
  6. Useful Resources and Techniques for Coping: What Works and What Doesn't
  7. General Rules on What to Do If You're Worried About a Coworker

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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