Manchester City Council

Cheshire East Council

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Wellbeing session 5: Vicarious trauma

Mary Jackson, of LawCare, leads a discussion aimed at helping local government lawyers develop self-awareness regarding the importance of their mental fitness, with a particular focus on learning to recognise and cope with the occupational risk of Vicarious Trauma.

Areas covered:

  • Mental Fitness & Wellbeing
  • The legal mindset
  • Vicarious Trauma
    • An overview
    • Symptoms & coping strategies
  • Self-Awareness & Self-Care
  • Resources

About the speaker

Mary Jackson

Mary has been a teacher and a solicitor, as well as Manager of the Law Society's South West Regional Office. Mary has been with LawCare since 2008. She recently qualified as a therapeutic counsellor and is a full member of the BACP.

Mary Jackson LawCare

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