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June 20th CLE & Pro Bono Opportunity: Mental Health Awareness & Communication Strategies

In this interactive training, Kasey Franco of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chicago will provide participants with the tools they need to effectively communicate with others, including those living with mental health conditions. Participants will also gain an understanding of common emotional responses of those grappling with a loved one living with mental illness in addition to how to access a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) trained police officer and other emergency mental health resources.

This program is eligible for 2.0 hours of CLE credit, mental health professional responsibility credit is pending.
Please register email [email protected] with your Name and ARDC number by June 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

Related Pro Bono Opportunity: https://cbf.joinpaladin.com/chicago-b...

Speaker Bio:
Kasey Franco, MA - Director of Training & Education
Kasey Franco oversees and executes mental health training with law enforcement, corporations, faith and community based organizations, and other entities. Kasey joined NAMI in February of 2017. She earned a Master of Arts degree specializing in Forensic Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Northern Arizona University. Kasey has experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma and mental illness in the criminal justice system, residential settings, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, outpatient centers, and community mental health.

The Center for Disability & Elder Law provides direct legal services to low-income seniors and persons with disabilities in cases involving adult guardianships, real estate, landlord/tenant, dissolution of marriage, simple wills, powers of attorney, consumer fraud, collection defense, and financial elder abuse.

Type of engagement

Fixed Time Commitment

Time commitment

Volunteers can set their own schedules. The estimated time commitment for one client is six hours or less. Your pro bono service will include an initial consultation and, at your discretion, follow-up calls or document preparation assistance.

Training and support

CDEL Mental Health Pro Bono Program June 20, 2019 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Perkins Coie LLP 131 South Dearborn Street Additional training materials, malpractice insurance, and expert support are also provided.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Location

Chicago, IL

June 20th CLE & Pro Bono Opportunity: Mental Health Awareness & Communication Strategies

In this interactive training, Kasey Franco of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chicago will provide participants with the tools they need to effectively communicate with others, including those living with mental health conditions. Participants will also gain an understanding of common emotional responses of those grappling with a loved one living with mental illness in addition to how to access a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) trained police officer and other emergency mental health resources.

This program is eligible for 2.0 hours of CLE credit, mental health professional responsibility credit is pending.
Please register email [email protected] with your Name and ARDC number by June 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

Related Pro Bono Opportunity: https://cbf.joinpaladin.com/chicago-bar-foundat...

Speaker Bio:
Kasey Franco, MA - Director of Training & Education
Kasey Franco oversees and executes mental health training with law enforcement, corporations, faith and community based organizations, and other entities. Kasey joined NAMI in February of 2017. She earned a Master of Arts degree specializing in Forensic Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Northern Arizona University. Kasey has experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma and mental illness in the criminal justice system, residential settings, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, outpatient centers, and community mental health.

The Center for Disability & Elder Law provides direct legal services to low-income seniors and persons with disabilities in cases involving adult guardianships, real estate, landlord/tenant, dissolution of marriage, simple wills, powers of attorney, consumer fraud, collection defense, and financial elder abuse.

Type of engagement

Fixed Time Commitment

Time commitment

Volunteers can set their own schedules. The estimated time commitment for one client is six hours or less. Your pro bono service will include an initial consultation and, at your discretion, follow-up calls or document preparation assistance.

Training and support

CDEL Mental Health Pro Bono Program June 20, 2019 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Perkins Coie LLP 131 South Dearborn Street Additional training materials, malpractice insurance, and expert support are also provided.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Location

Chicago, IL