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Resources

Resource: Conceptualising Legal Culture and Lawyering Stress

Conceptualising Legal Culture and Lawyering Stress Janet Chan’s paper ‘Conceptualising Legal Culture and Lawyering Stress‘ published by the International Journal of the Legal Profession is now available online and downloadable for a limited time.
Resource: Pleading Sanity

Resource: Pleading Sanity

Pleading Sanity is a support group for lawyers living with mental health challenges in Victoria. A casual, informal group that is independent of any law firms or professional associations. The group is not chaired by a clinician and it does not provide clinical or counselling services. It is an opportunity to meet with fellow travellers...
Resource: 2014 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Resource: 2014 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Below is a full transcript of lecture that The Hon. Justice Virginia Bell AC delivered at the 2014 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture. A PDF can be downloaded here.   The Hon. Justice Virginia Bell AC  23 October 2014 Professor Mason, members of the Board of the Foundation, ladies and gentlemen, it is a...
Photos: 2014 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Photos: 2014 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Thanks to One Ski Digital we have a large selection of photos from the night of the 2014 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture. If you would like to use the photos for publication we just ask that you include “Photo Credit: One Ski Digital”. To get access to a high resolution version of any...
Video: 2014 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2014 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Putting the Guidelines to Work The Hon. Justice Virginia Bell AC delivered the 9th annual Tristan Jepson Memorial Lecture, entitled ‘Putting the Guidelines to Work’ on Thursday, 23 October 2014. Following the Foundation’s launch of the ‘TJMF Psychological Wellbeing: Best Practice Guidelines for the Legal Profession‘ earlier this year, Justice Bell discussed the Best Practice...
It's time! TJMF releases Guidelines for the legal profession

It’s time! TJMF releases Guidelines for the legal profession

The aim of the Guidelines is to assist legal organisations to create workplaces that fulfil each of the Psychosocial Factors, identified by extensive research as critical to psychological health.
Work and Suicide Prevention

Work and Suicide Prevention

Suicide Preventions Australia has put together a powerful Work and Suicide Prevention Position Statement Suicide is mostly preventable yet significant gaps exist in our understanding of the relationship between work and suicide, limiting prevention efforts. SPA has reviewed the existing evidence and summarised key issues in this document. We believe urgent action is required to...
Video: 2013 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2013 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

John Brogden on Leading Change in the Legal Profession Lecture Sponsor Informatus Litigation Communication The Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation welcomed Mr John Brogden for a discussion about leading change in the legal profession towards improved psychological health and wellbeing.
Video: 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

The 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture was hosted by Julie McCrossin, freelance journalist and UNSW law alumna. Julie facilitated a panel of guests in a stimulating discussion about the legal workplace culture and mental health.
Video: 2011 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2011 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

The 2011 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture was hosted by Julie McCrossin, freelance journalist and UNSW law alumna.
ALSAtv Marie Jepson

ALSAtv Marie Jepson

The first vodcast in a special series about depression in law school. This channel is an initiative of the 2011 ALSA Depression and Mental Health Working Party for Law Week.
Finding support - Depression and anxiety in the legal profession

Finding support – Depression and anxiety in the legal profession

Finding support The Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation aims to decrease distress, disability and the causes of depression and anxiety in the legal profession.