Substance Use Disorders and Recovery 2021: Representing the Pro Bono Client (Webcast)
- 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
- Eastern Time (US & Canada)
- By: Practising Law Institute
- Source: Pennsylvania > PA Pro Bono
- Health Care
- Access to Justice
Practising Law Institute is offering a live webcast entitled Substance Use Disorders and Recovery 2021: Representing the Pro Bono Client on May 12, 2021 from 1:30 PM-5:00 PM Eastern.
Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships.
All eligible attendees are urged to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application.
Why You Should Attend
This program is designed to train legal aid, nonprofit, and pro bono attorneys and allied professionals about substance use disorders impacting clients or family members of clients. Expert faculty will provide an overview of the science of substance use disorder and recovery and also will address key topics such as fighting discrimination and other barriers, as well as understanding partnership models and resources available to help clients with recovery.
What You Will Learn
- What legal services and pro bono attorneys need to know about the science of substance use disorders and recovery
- Strategies for fighting discrimination
- Partnerships, resources, and responses available to help clients with substance use disorders
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for legal aid, nonprofit, and pro bono attorneys and allied professionals who navigate legal and administrative systems on behalf of clients affected by substance use disorders.
- CLE Credit Comments:
PA CLE Credits: 3.0 General Substantive Credits
Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 the CLE Board has adopted a temporary policy to recognize live online programming by accredited distance learning providers as live (non-capped) credit towards lawyers' CLE requirement.More information on distance learning CLE credit.
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