17 January 2018
LawCare collaboration with the Open University
Focus groups we want your views
We are delighted to announce that LawCare will be working with the Open University, in 2018, to promote positive emotional and psychological approaches to working in the legal profession.
The project’s objectives are:
- To prepare and pilot a suite of online educational resources addressing issues relating to emotional self-regulation skills and emotional wellbeing which are common to all sectors of the legal profession;
- To prepare and pilot a tool kit for employers, professional bodies and other legal institutions to assist in promoting workplace and organisational cultural and institutional change in a way which enhances individual wellbeing.
- ·To obtain data and feedback on the use of the above resources and tool kit to inform the development of further materials in accordance with the needs of the legal profession as a whole and/or particular sectors.
We want the input of the legal community to ensure these resources are developed in response to your needs. The OU will be facilitating focus groups across the jurisdictions as follows:
Tuesday, 6th February 3.30-5.30pm London
Future Learn Offices
1-11 Hawley Crescent
Thursday, 8th February 4 - 6pm – Belfast
The OU in Northern Ireland
110 Victoria Street
Monday, 12th February 4-6pm – Edinburgh
The Open University in Scotland
10 Drumsheugh Gardens
Friday, 16th February 3-5pm – Cardiff
18 Custom House Street
If you are a legal professional at any stage of your career, we would be really pleased to have you participate, please email Anna Buttimore at Anna.Buttimore@lawcare.org.uk to register your place.