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Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities When Dealing with Substance Abuse and Competency Issues

Recorded on: May. 11, 2017
Running Time: 01:00:23

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Taken from the Web Program Psychological Issues in the Workplace 2017 Recorded May 2017 in New York

Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities When Dealing with Substance Abuse and Competency Issues [01:00:22]

Learn about the following issues using a hypothetical involving an attorney struggling with substance abuse and competence issues:

  • Employee threats and coworkers’ fears: Ethical considerations in managing a response
  • Professional responsibilities regarding competent and diligent representation
  • The psychologically impaired attorney; is there an ethical duty to report and take action?
  • Management and supervisory responsibility regarding an attorney with substance abuse issues


Speakers:  S. Jeanine Conley, Susan Ritz, George W. Woods, Jr., M.D., F.A.P.A.

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Practical Guidelines for Employers, Littler on Prevention of Violence in the Workplace, §2 (LexisNexis 2016)
    S. Jeanine Conley
  • Psychologically Impaired Attorneys and a Lawyer’s Ethical Responsibilities
    Susan Ritz
  • Cognition and Aging: The Growing Understanding of How Medical Illness Presents with Psychiatric Symptoms
    George W. Woods

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  • Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities: Preventing and Responding to Workplace Violence and Bullying
    S. Jeanine Conley, Susan Ritz, George W. Woods, Jr., M.D., F.A.P.A.
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S. Jeanine Conley ~ Littler Mendelson P.C.
Susan Ritz ~ Ritz Clark & Ben-Asher LLP
George W Woods, Jr., M.D. ~ Lecturer, Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
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