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8:00am9:00amBreakfast/Round Table Topics
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

Breakfast/Round Table Topics

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2022/06/24/68715/
8:00am9:00amDean of Students Meeting
TNH 2.123 (Beck Classroom)

Dean of Students Meeting

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2022/06/24/68732/
9:15am10:30amProfessional Identity Formation: Ideas and Approaches
TNH 2.140 (Wright Classroom)

ABA Standard 303(b) now directs law schools to provide opportunities for professional identity formation throughout a law student's law school career. This session provides an overview of the myriad ways in which a law school can support the professional identity formation of its students. The session will highlight the value of a "whole building" approach -- with consistent messaging provided by different constituencies within the law school at different touch points during law school.

Presenter:

Jerry Organ, Bakken Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, University of St. Thomas School of Law Kendall Kerew, Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Externship Programs, Georgia State University College of Law Alex Sklut, Associate Dean of Students, University of Richmond School of Law Janet Stearns, Dean of Students and Lecturer, University of Miami School of Law

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2022/06/24/68722/
9:15am10:30amIntroducing the Narrative 4 Story Exchange
TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)

Educators need adaptable and exciting classroom resources that develop students’ capacity for active listening, increased empathy, and peer-to-peer education. This session will introduce the Narrative 4 story exchange methodology and give NALSAP members the chance to participate in a story exchange with their peers. After the session, participants will be ready to implement this methodology into their student leadership and mentorship programming at their home institutions. More information about Narrative 4 is at https://narrative4.com/.

Presenter:

Katie Beck, Director of Student Affairs, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2022/06/24/68733/
9:15am10:30amBeyond Disability Accommodations II: Moving from Classroom Access to Full Inclusion
TNH 2.139 (Wilson Classroom)

Outside of accommodations, how can law schools increase accessibility and inclusion for students with disabilities? Learn how to use universal design principles and other practices to create an environment where students with disabilities thrive throughout law school. You will leave this session armed with specific strategies for improving accessibility in classrooms and programming and making the entire law school experience more inclusive for students with disabilities.

Presenters:

Melissa K. Angelides, Associate Director of Student Services, St. John's University School of Law Kristin N. DiBiase, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Seattle University School of Law Jeffrey A. Dodge, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Services, Assistant Professor of Law, and Joseph H. Goldstein Faculty Scholar, Penn State Dickinson Law Susan Landrum, Assistant Dean of Academic Success & Professionalism, NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2022/06/24/68739/
10:45am11:15amIssue-Spotting Isn't Only for Law Students: Creating an Early Alert Team to Identify Student Issues
TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)

An administration's engagement in the proactive identification of issues with law students is critical to reducing mental health crises on campus and improving student retention and success rates. Come learn the knowledge and skills necessary to implement a process and plan for proactively identifying issues faced by certain law students so that assistance can be implemented early on, thus setting them up for greater success and well-being.

Presenters

Angie D'Agostino, Dean for Students & Campus Affairs, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University Natalie Pagano, Director of Student & Campus Affairs, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2022/06/24/68710/
10:45am11:15amMeeting Students Where They Are: Building Connections in a (Post-) Pandemic Law School
TNH 2.140 (Wright Classroom)

There are challenges to student connections in the best of times; how do we foster connections and relationships in what may be the worst of times? Discuss and develop real-time solutions to the difficulties of building relationships with students who have been predominantly remote and who may have resentment around larger societal concerns. Learn how to respond to students with concern and empathy, and discuss the psychological impact of disconnection on academic performance, among other areas.

Presenters

Kaila Mikkelsen, Assistant Dean, Students, Allard School of Law University of British Columbia Chalak Richards, Associate Dean of Student Life, Diversity, and Belonging, Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2022/06/24/68740/
10:45am11:15amFarewell Lunch
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

Lunch

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2022/06/24/68741/
11:30am12:30pmPeak Mind and Student Affairs
TNH 2.114 (Francis Auditorium)

Peak Mind: Find Your Focus, Own Your Attention, Invest 12 Minutes a Day is a transformational new book by UM Psychology Professor Amishi Jha. This session will address 1) the science of attention and mindfulness as applied to the military and others in high-stress careers; 2) ways we in student affairs can improve our personal well-being and effectiveness; and 3) specific ideas to incorporate mindfulness into the law school experience for our students.

Presenters

Amishi Jha, Director, Contemplative Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology, University of Miami Scott Rogers, Director, Mindfulness in Law Program, University of Miami School of Law Janet Stearns, Dean of Students and Lecturer, University of Miami School of Law

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2022/06/24/68735/

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