Leading Wellbeing in the Profession - QLD October 2018


Leading Wellbeing in the Profession

As managers, how can we raise awareness on mental health and implement programs to promote wellbeing in our firms?

  Free Seminar

Recording Date: 17-Oct-2018

Recording Type: Video + Slides

Facilitated by Sheila Kushe, Manager, Professional Development and Solicitor, Queensland Law Society

Sheila manages the professional development team who are responsible for designing professional development events for legal practitioners. With nearly 20 years’ experience working in the legal industry, Sheila has practised as a lawyer, managed teams, has developed leadership programs for lawyers in both Australia and the UK, and ran her own executive coaching business.
In addition to her law degree, Sheila holds a postgraduate qualification in Coaching (Psychology) from Sydney University, is accredited in the Hogan assessment tool and holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. Sheila is also a member of Queensland Law Society’s Wellbeing Working Group.

Overview: As leaders, we bear a responsibility to ensure that the environment we create is conducive to good health and that we are equipped to take appropriate and helpful action when a member of our professional community is unwell. This seminar will provide practical and helpful tools to help achieve both of those outcomes. Topics covered in this session will include:

  • Mental health statistics regarding the legal profession;
  • Brief 'culture' analyses/ Why is there still a degree of 'taboo' surrounding mental health in the profession?
  • How to build a culture of wellness;
  • What is a wellness plan & ways to implement one;
  • Associated benefits;
  • How to educate decision makers/ senior management on benefits to the firm & individuals


CPD: Practice Management CPD 1 unit/NZ 1 hour


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