The Intersection of Effective Client Communication and Mental Health

Wednesday, January 20th | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. | 1.5 MCLE Credits

Presented by Sally Curran, Esq.   Derek English, Esq.  Emily Johnson, Esq.   Mathew Roosa | 12:00 to 1:30 pm | CNY Philanthropy Center, 431 E. Fayette St. (corner of Townsend) — Second Floor Ballroom  |   1.0 Skills and 0.5 Ethics | Under NYS rules this CLE has been APPROVED for both Newly Admitted and Experienced Attorneys

This CLE training is FREE to Past and Future volunteers  of the Volunteer Lawyers Project.

We will be covering how to effectively communicate with clients who might have mental health issues, what to do with a client who might be going through a crisis or having an episode, and how this knowledge can be practically applied in a Talk to a Lawyer clinic setting. Additionally, client competency as it relates to mental health, attorney client confidentiality in a brief service setting and conflicts as it relates to a Talk to a Lawyer Clinic will be covered.

While this training is provided by the VLP for free for the benefit of its volunteer attorneys, some spots may be available for attorneys NOT looking to volunteer at this time.

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