Monthly Archives: March 2018

Podcasts on law student well being

Dean David Jaffee shares exciting news about a new podcast series on law student mental health.  Below is his announcement:

“I write to share with you a new podcast series, The Path to Law Student Well-Being,sponsored by the Law School Assistance Committee to the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP).

The inaugural two-part episode is available here, just below the live Twitter Town Hall taking place this Wednesday.

This episode features two short conversations with Dean & Professor of Law Michael Hunter Schwartz of the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law and Professor Larry Krieger of the Florida State University College of Law and is moderated by Professor Susan Wawrose of the University of Dayton School of Law.

  • In the first part of this episode, Dean Schwartz and Professor Krieger suggest ways individual faculty members can notice, engage with, and support students they suspect are in distress.
  • The second part identifies steps faculty can take to promote student well-being through their teaching in the classroom and includes simple actions for law school administrators.

Read the entire article here.