December Education Offerings
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Leveraging Social Media for Career Success
Social Media can make you or break you in terms of career success, join Sand Creek EAP for this practical session to learn the strategies to best utilize your social media footprint to accelerate your career success. This is a career planning and marketing program and is not offered for CLE credit.
Wednesday, December 9
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Click here to register.
Stress among lawyers has characteristics that are unique to the profession. In addition to offering an understanding of the continuum where unresolved chronic stress becomes a predictor for substance use problems and mental illness (which are also more prevalent among lawyers), this program will provide practical tools, techniques, and effective stress management strategies. Personal examples and information on Minnesota’s lawyer assistance program will also be provided. One hour standard credit.
Tuesday, December 15
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Click here to register or call (651) 646-5590
Holiday blues arrive early this year? Joan Bibelhausen shares insights and suggestions for Holiday Season Self-Care. Thanks to our friends at Bench & Bar Magazine for permission to share this timely information.
Lawyers are often on the “frontline” of political controversies both local and national. If you’re suffering from stress or anxiety relating to the seemingly endless post-election posturing, click here for helpful advice.
LCL DECEMBER CONNECTION GROUPS
LCL offers two check-in and support opportunities each week via Zoom videoconferencing. Click LCL December Resources and Connections for more information and joining instructions.
- The Path to Well-Being Group, Thursdays: Dec 3, 10, 17; and Wednesdays: Dec 23, 30. All meet from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- Lawyers in Transition: Career Challenges and Change, Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
There will be no group meetings on these days:
December 24 – 25
December 31 – January 1
12 Step Meetings
LCL has a long history of supporting recovery through many avenues, although our roots are in the 12 Step tradition. While these listed groups are not “official” LCL groups, LCL does provide space and technological support for these weekly 12 Step meetings.
Mondays, except holidays, at 12:15 p.m. via phone temporarily. Call 651-646-5590 or 866-525-6466 or email us for information.
Fridays, at 12:00 p.m., via Zoom teleconferencing. Click for helpful information about how to maintain anonymity on the Zoom platform. Please note there will be no Friday meeting on December 25 and January 1.
We are juggling multiple demands, we are facing, or helping clients who are facing trauma, and we are working and living in challenging times. Attention to the breath, a key to mindfulness practices, has taken on new meaning since the death of George Floyd. This article discusses the importance of in-the-moment awareness to our well-being.
LCL COVID-19 RESOURCES
LCL is committed to supporting well-being in these challenging times. We have created two documents to offer support and information. COVID-19 and Well-Being offers selected and vetted resources. LCL Online and Remote Support and Recovery Resources offers links to meetings and many other options. Home is Where the Health is provides links to positive remote and virtual experiences to support us as we work and thrive from home. We are available to take your calls.
- Sand Creek EAP Frontline Employee Newsletter
- Sand Creek EAP Frontline Supervisor Newsletter
- Sand Creek EAP Hot Topic: Holiday Travel During COVID-19
Sand Creek EAP provides numerous resources covering a wide range of topics on its website. You can set up your own free account and access them on your own schedule. Click here to visit their site. Click the “My Life Expert Login” button to sign in or create your new account. When creating your account, use “lawyers” as the Company Access Code.
Have you been confronted with more highly charged conversations? Are you feeling worn down and looking for some helpful tips and strategies? With the high level of stress in our country, some of our encounters are getting more difficult. Join us for this pre-recorded webinar, to explore how you can manage your reactions to help you continue forward.