Seminar: 'Wellbeing for young practitioners: Dealing with vicarious trauma'

3 May 2019

Watch a livestream on Thursday 16 May to hear from a psychologist, judicial officers and legal practitioners about recognising and dealing with vicarious trauma.

An experienced psychologist will explain why vicarious trauma is an issue for the legal profession and a senior legal practitioner will discuss the landmark case of YZ v The Age Co Ltd [2018] VCC 148 (on appeal).

A panel of judicial officers and legal practitioners will share their experiences and provide practical advice on how to recognise and deal with vicarious trauma. Panel guests include:

  • Chief Justice Ferguson (Chair and moderator)
  • Judge O’Neill, County Court
  • Bernadette Healy, VicBar consultant psychologist
  • Victoria Keays, Principal Lawyer at Gordon Legal
  • Arushan Pillay, VicBar

Watch the livestream 8.30am–9.30am on Thursday 16 May; the video will remain available on the livestream link following the seminar.

The allocation for attendance of this seminar has been exhausted but you may join the waitlist.

This seminar is presented by Supreme and County Courts of Victoria.

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