Reflective practice as a tool for addressing high levels of psychological distress in Australian law schools and the legal profession
Field, Rachael M. & Duffy, James (2012) Reflective practice as a tool for addressing high levels of psychological distress in Australian law schools and the legal profession. In First Year in Higher Education Conference 2012, 26 - 29 June 2012, Sofitel Brisbane Central, Brisbane, QLD.
This paper discusses:
-The need for law schools to use curriculum as a site for positive interventions to support student psychological well-being.
-The potential for law school interventions to impact on the psychological well-being of the profession.
-Reflective practice as a possible tool for promoting psychological well-being in law school and the profession because it provides a way of coping with ‘indeterminate zones’ of experience.
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|Item Type:||Conference Item (Presentation)|
|Keywords:||law school, psychological distress, depression, mental well-being, hope, resilience, curriculum, reflective practice|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 The Authors|
|Deposited On:||09 Jul 2012 08:55|
|Last Modified:||12 Oct 2012 11:09|
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