Celesq® Programs

How to Take Charge of Technology - Ethically and Mindfully

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Do you control your digital life or does it control you? Whether texting, emailing, posting on social media, or browsing the Web, many people are at the mercy of their digital devices. Indeed, Internet addiction is on the rise and is linked to mental health concerns like depression and anxiety. In 2019, the average American checked their phone96times a day. By the end of 2021, that figure skyrocketed to 344 times a day?a 3.5 times increase since the start of the pandemic. Those suffering from severe internet addiction are 8 times more likely to be depressed, 9 times more likely to have anxiety, and 14 times more likely to experience both of these mental health concerns. 

Join attorneys Becky Howlett and Cindy Sharp as they present strategies designed to help attorneys manage and even unplug from the digital world ethically and mindfully. 

In this timely program, we will explore: 

  • Dangers of digital addiction on mental health and well-being
  • Ethical ramifications of mismanaged use of technology, including relevant Model Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Suggestions for creating an organizational digital policy
  • Specific steps to mindfully disconnect from the digital world

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • Health Care Law
  • Mental health Awareness


  • Legal Ethics : 1 Credit