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Caring Consciously as Legal Professionals

This module seeks to raise awareness about the potentially dysfunctional effects of empathy especially amongst legal professionals practising family and criminal law. The module also suggests ways to maintain professional empathy without affecting one's own wellbeing, and explains the symptoms and strategies for dealing with vicarious trauma which may be experienced by legal professionals.
This online module is complemented by a face-to-face roundtable session which may be registered for separately here.



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Singapore Academy of Law
Singapore Academy of Law

The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is a promotion and development agency for Singapore’s legal industry.

Our Legal Industry Framework for Training and Education (LIFTED) programme is designed to help members identify and develop core and specialist competencies in their particular areas of practice. We work with industry stakeholders to tailor programmes to encourage development, experimentation and innovative thinking.


Course Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Can I claim Private CPD Points?
Please note that claiming Private CPD Points is an honour-based, self assessment process on your part. All reference to specific CPD points is merely indicative and it is the responsibility of the individual lawyer to satisfy him/herself that the activity in question is a 'CPD Activity' as defined in the rules and guidelines. You are advised to keep records relating to your undertaking of the activity, amongst other things, if you wish to rely on it to claim Private CPD Points. Please refer to the SILE CPD Centre for more information on Claiming Private CPD Points (https://www.silecpdcentre.sg/Lawyer/CPD-Requirement/Private-CPD-Points/)