Advocate Training (free CLE): Working with clients with mental illness, competency issues, substance abuse issues, and high-conflict issues

Location: online

Free and open to attorneys and other advocates - Wednesday, January 26, 2022


Assisting clients with mental health issues, substance abuse issues, and/or the potential for high conflict issues poses unique professional challenges. Advocates will learn how to recognize these issues, help clients manage expectations, and explore ethical considerations. Topics include:

  • Identifying mental health and addiction issues
  • The difference between competency and capacity
  • Managing expectations
  • Ethical considerations

CLE and CEU credits have been requested.