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MCLE Classes

Stress, Depression and Substance Abuse

Coping with the Challenges Often Associated with Legal Practice

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (check-in 11:45 am)

Presenter: Richard Carlton.

Place: Sonoma County Bar Association, 37 Old Courthouse Sq., Ste. 100, Santa Rosa, CA

Cost: $40 –SCBA Members; $50-Non Members

MCLE Credit: 1.0 Unit Substance Abuse MCLE Credit

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An examination of the stress, depression and substance abuse and related problems often experienced by legal professionals.

Richard Carlton
Education, Research and Development
Lawyer Assistance Program
State Bar of California

Richard Carlton is in charge of Education, Research and Program Development for the Lawyer Assistance Program of the State Bar of California. He also manages a free, short-term personal counseling service for the members of the California Bar. Additionally, he is a consultant to the US Courts for the Ninth Circuit, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, and to the Idaho Judicial Branch on matters of judicial stress and wellness.

Mr. Carlton regularly delivers continuing legal education presentations to local bar associations, specialty bars, State Bar sections, and law firms throughout California on addressing substance abuse and managing stress. His articles have appeared in Judicature, The Judges Journal of the ABA, California Bar Journal, and other legal publications. He has been addressing mental health and disability concerns in the legal profession for twenty-four years. Richard holds a Masters Degree in Public Health from UC Berkeley, where his studies focused on treatment interventions and behavioral science research.

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