From Alienation to Empowerment : How Legal Educators Can Support Student Wellbeing

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Swannie, William. (2019). From Alienation to Empowerment : How Legal Educators Can Support Student Wellbeing. In Wellness for Law: Making Wellness Core Business pp. 123-129 Lexis Nexis Australia.
AuthorsSwannie, William
Abstract

This topical and highly relevant book covers the twin themes of mental well-being in legal education and in the legal profession. It comprises contributions from academics, legal practitioners and the judiciary. It includes papers that present ground-breaking empirical research into the area and contains personal insights from students and different levels of the profession, as well as strategies for supporting law students and young legal professionals. The topics discussed in the papers cover: ¿ the mental health of Australian tertiary students ¿ the lived experience of Australian law students and teachers ¿ the core business of supporting mental well-being in students ¿ transitioning to the profession: advice for young lawyers ¿ the lived experience of members of the profession ¿ the lived experience of the judiciary The book was developed from presentations at the 9th Wellness for Law Forum, hosted by the University of Melbourne and Monash University in February 2019. It is important reading for all areas of legal academia and the legal profession

KeywordsPractice of law; Psychological aspects
Page range123-129
Year01 Jan 2019
Book titleWellness for Law: Making Wellness Core Business
PublisherLexis Nexis Australia
Place of publicationAustralia
ISBN9780409350982
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