Course Overview

Course: Workplace Violence

Workplace harassment is illegal and destructive to any organization. It is important to treat everyone in the workplace with respect and dignity. Workplace harassment must be identified, discouraged, and prevented in order to keep a hostile work environment from developing. Left unchecked, harassment can escalate into violence. Workplace harassment training is essential to the welfare of all businesses and their employees.

 

In order to prevent Workplace Violence, it is essential that managers and employees are able to identify individuals who could become violent and understand how to diffuse dangerous situations. This course will help participants to identify and address violence in the workplace, as well as giving them the tools to develop their own Workplace Harassment Policy.

workplace-violence

Recommended Book

Course Objectives

  • Define workplace harassment
  • Understand bullies and how to avoid hiring them
  • Create a risk assessment and understand how to handle violence
  • Recognize social and business responsibility
  • Develop relevant policies and procedures
  • Learn how to investigate complaints
workshop-objectives

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: What is Workplace harassment?

  • How to Identify
  • Costs to your business

Module Three: Identifying The Bully

  • Abusive Workplace Behaviors
  • Bullying and Personality Disorders
  • Narcissism

Module Four: How to Handle Workplace Violence

  • Types of Behavior
  • Target the Behavior, Not the Person
  • Implement an Action Plan

Module Five: Risk Assessment (I)

  • Understanding Anger and Aggression
  • Defusing & De-escalating Strategies
  • Communication Skills
  • Tactical Options

Module Six: Risk Assessment (II)

  • Identifying the Hazard
  • Assessing the Risk
  • Controlling the Risk
  • Evaluating & Review
Module Seven: Being the Victim

  • What Is Not Considered Bullying
  • Steps to take

Module Eight: Checklist for Employers

  • 4 Step Process
  • Addressing all Employees
  • Code of Ethics
  • Policy and Procedures

Module Nine: Interview Process

  • Identify a Bully in the Interview Process
  • Warning Signs
  • Role Play
  • Case Study

Module Ten: Investigation Process

  • Advising your Supervisor
  • Lodging the Complaint
  • Initial Response
  • The Investigation
  • The Findings
  • Review & Closure

Module Eleven: Developing a Workplace Harassment Policy

  • Scope
  • Philosophy
  • Principles
  • Intent
  • Options
  • Informal Complaint Process
  • Formal Investigation process

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Course Review
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations
Duration: 2-3 hours

 

Target Audience: HR Managers & Personnel

 

Price: FREE

NOTE: To qualify for your official BestCorporateAcademy certificate you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or higher before you can purchase your certificate.