Mental Health


Mental Health

Date: 15-Aug-2017

Having the difficult conversation and what your legal obligations are as an employer


Mental Health


Tuesday 15 August

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Leo Cussen Centre for Law
Level 1, 360 Little Bourke Street

Event Overview

Working in the legal profession is a rewarding and fulfilling career but it requires us to keep wellbeing and resilience top of mind in order to perform well, enjoy our work and have a sustainable career. This informative and practical session takes participants through the following areas:

Understanding mental health in the legal profession
The mental health continuum and what keeps us well at work
The most prevalent mental health conditions in the legal profession
How to recognise early warning and masked signs when someone is not travelling so well
Understanding your legal obligations with respect to mental health in the workplace
How to have an R U OK? conversation with someone you suspect may not be travelling so well
Understanding referral options for self and others
Strategies for maintaining your own wellbeing to keep on track, in times of increased pressure, fatigue and stress

Event Sponsors

Presented By

Bri Hayllar, Senior Consultant Psychologist | Centre for Corporate Health

Bri Hayllar is a senior Consultant Psychologist at the Centre for Corporate Health and Resilia. The Centre for Corporate Health specialises in helping individuals and organisations increase emotional resilience, best manage mental health issues and reduce workplace stress. Resilia is a nationally accredited rehabilitation provider which specialises in the recovery of employees who have experienced psychological injury or mental health issues at work. 
Bri has worked as an Organisational Psychologist for over 15 years, with extensive experience in the provision of wellbeing education, assessment and recovery services, career development and transition assistance, executive coaching as well as personal counselling for a range of private and public sector clients. Bri specialises in providing psychological consulting services to a range of professional services organisations in the legal, banking and finance, retail and media industries. 
Bri has also worked closely with some of Australia’s leading law firms, such as King and Wood Mallesons, Clayton Utz, Allens, Johnson Winter and Slattery, Colin Biggers & Paisley and Macpherson Kelley Lawyers. Bri provides expert consulting in the corporate setting on an individual and on a group level. She has vast experience counselling employees for a variety of reasons and at a variety of levels of seniority. 
Bri’s breadth of experience along with her engaging training style enables her to work effectively with organisations in managing mental health at work, building and maintaining resilience and enhancing leadership and management skills.

Professional Development

Earn 1 CPD Unit/1 NZ Hour. Practice Management and Business Skills

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ALPMA Members: Free. Please login to register

ALPMA Associates: $49.50 (inc GST)

Non Members*: $99.00 (inc GST) - *Non Members must be eligible to join ALPMA

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