Helpful Links

Resources Specific to Judges

Judicial Well Being

*Five Ways Judges can Improve Well-being – Click Here

Buchanan, Bree. “Five Ways Judges can Improve Well-being,” Judicature, Vol. 101, No. 4 (Winter 2017).

*Judges’ Well-Being and the Importance of Meaningful Work – Click Here

Brafford, Anne & Rebele, Robertg W. “Judges’ Well-Being and the Importance of Meaningful Work.” American Judges Association, Court Review (Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 60-72).  

 

Judicial Distress

*Judges in Distress- When to Seek Help – Click Here

Modestti González, Mirelsa. Judicial Family Institute – A Committee of the Conference of Chief Justices. “Judges in Distress- When to Seek Help.”

*An Ounce of Prevention: Knowing the Causes and Signs of Judicial Distress and Getting Help Before Impairment Leads to Judicial Complaint – Click Here

Marstiller, Judge Simone. “An Ounce of Prevention: Knowing the Causes and Signs of Judicial Distress and Getting Help Before Impairment Leads to Judicial Complaint,” National Association of Women Judges, Counterbalance (Winter 2015, Vol. 1 Issue 8).  

 

Vicarious (Secondary) Trauma & Compassion Fatigue in Judges

*Vicarious Trauma in Judges: The Personal Challenge of Dispensing Justice – Click Here

Jaffe, Peter G. et al., “Vicarious Trauma in Judges: The Personal Challenge of Dispensing Justice,” Juvenile and Family Court Journal (Fall 2003).

*Secondary and Vicarious Trauma Among Judges and Court Personnel – Click Here

Smith, Deborah W. “Secondary and Vicarious Trauma Among Judges and Court Personnel.” National Center for State Courts Judicial Stress Resource Guide (April 2017).  

 

Mindfulness for Judges

*Mindfulness Training for Judges: Mind Wandering and the Development of Cognitive Resilience – Click Here

Rogers, S.L, McAliley, C. & Jha, A.P. “Mindfulness Training for Judges: Mind Wandering and the Development of Cognitive Resilience.” American Judges Association Court Review (Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 80-89).

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