‘Vicarious Trauma’ with guest speaker, Dr Colin James

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 21/09/2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Newcastle Club

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Please join us for a brief presentation on vicarious trauma, including its history as a construct and experience, likely causes, possible treatments and prevention strategies for lawyers.

Dr Colin James has been a solicitor since 1989 and a clinical legal educator since 2001. He has researched and published in many fields associated with domestic violence, family law, legal education, legal history, legal practice and the well-being of law students and lawyers. He has qualifications in law, history, tertiary education and psychology, and he currently teaches family law and practice and supervises in professional development courses at the ANU College of Law.

Colin presents at national and international conferences and his recent publications include as a contributing editor of ‘Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond’ (Routledge), ‘Being Well in the Law: A guide for lawyers’ (Law Society NSW), ‘Did he ever hit you? Exploring the attitudes of lawyers in DV cases’ (with N. Ross in AJFL) and ‘Legal Practice on Time: The Ethical Risk and Inefficiency of the Six-Minute Unit’ (Alt.LJ).

He has supervised PhDs and DBAs on topics ranging from domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, industrial ethics and worker safety practices, and first-responders’ powers of detention in a mental health emergency.

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