CLE, Member Webinar
Free CLE | The Impact of COVID on Mental Health and Well-Being
COVID-19 placed unprecedented demands and challenges on everyone and in a variety of ways. This program focuses on the impact it has specifically had on the mental health and well-being of lawyers. Common reactions are discussed and explained, with strategies given to help put these reactions into perspective. Various tools, coping methods, suggestions, and guidelines are provided to assist in managing the impact on lawyers’ health and well-being and boosting their emotional resiliency.
Candace Hoffman is a licensed North Carolina lawyer and recovery enthusiast. Candace comes to LAP from the Department of Justice, where she worked in health care, representing the Division of Health Benefits and the Division of Health Service Regulation of the Department of Health and Human Services. She was a litigator and appeared in Superior Court as well as the Office of Administrative Hearings. Her work exposed her to the challenges and complexities of the mental health and substance abuse treatment fields. Before taking this position as LAP Field Coordinator in the spring of 2020, Candace was a LAP volunteer for six years. She graduated from Meredith College, cum laude, and Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.
As Field Coordinator, Candace assists the Executive Director and clinical staff in LAP volunteer management, in providing administrative support for clinical staff to ensure continuity of care, treatment placement, reporting and program support.
During her free time, Candace enjoys playing tennis, reading, and traveling with her family. Candace lives in Raleigh with her husband, two daughters and two beagles.