The ‘I BELONG IN THE LLB’ Program: Animation and promoting law student well-being

Duffy, James, Field, Rachael M., Pappalardo, Kylie M., Huggins, Anna, & James, William (2016) The ‘I BELONG IN THE LLB’ Program: Animation and promoting law student well-being. Alternative Law Journal, 41(1), pp. 52-55.

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This article argues that the growing body of empirical evidence on law students’ high levels of psychological distress creates an imperative for curricular and extra-curricular strategies to address this issue. We highlight recent initiatives at QUT Law School designed to support law student well-being that are informed by insights from positive psychology. In particular, we explain our use of animation, which is an engaging medium to promote students’ appreciation of the importance of psychological well-being in law school and beyond.

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ID Code: 96202
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: I Belong in the LLB, Psychological well-being, Law students, Mental health, Animation, HERN
ISSN: 1037-969X
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: 2016 James Duffy, Rachael Field, Kylie Pappalardo,
Anna Huggins and Will James
Deposited On: 15 Jun 2016 23:04
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2016 09:30

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