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Career Search Group
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 12:30-1:30 p.m.

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This program is free of charge and is only open to members.

The City Bar is pleased to announce the second series of support groups for its members who have experienced the effects of the economic climate on the profession. The group will be led by practicing attorney, psychologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Einstein Medical School, Sylvan Schaffer.

Dr. Schaffer has a unique approach that will help members cope with the emotional and psychological blocks related to job loss and job search. The support group will:
  • Provide a forum for members to discuss the impact of job loss and job search on their daily lives
  • Provide insight for members to overcome hurdles to job search, e.g., negative thinking, feelings of shame and diminished self-esteem, depression
  • Address the "myths" of what a lawyer can or cannot do, e.g., temporary work, contract work
  • Help members refocus their energy on a new venture before abandoning the profession
  • Address networking
At each meeting Dr. Schaffer will present some instructive material, coaching and skills training. There will be ample opportunity for the participants to discuss their particular needs and feelings regarding their situation. The group will meet on four consecutive Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the House of the Association on the following dates: March 9, March 16, March 23rd & March 30.

There is no fee to attend these groups, but registration for each date is required.

This program is free of charge and is only open to members.