Workplace Harassment Awareness Training Course

Course Overview:

Workplace Harassment can be based on a variety of factors that differ from the one doing the harassment, such as race, sex, and disability.

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.

Allowing workplace harassment to continue will cause legal problems while destroying company morale. Many people are uncertain about what constitutes harassment, and they are confused when their actions are pointed out as demeaning. Legally, harassment is any word, gesture, or action that offends people or makes them feel uncomfortable or intimidated. You never know how sensitive people are, so never say or do anything if you are not sure how it will be received.

Three Main Actions Constitute Harassment:

  • When someone is doing something to you to make you uneasy
  • When someone is saying something to you to make you feel uneasy
  • When someone knowingly puts your life at risk in some way

Key Objectives Of The Course:

  • Identify the words and actions that constitute harassment.
  • Understand what the law says about harassment.
  • Implement anti-harassment policies.
  • Educate employees and develop anti-harassment policies.
  • Discuss employer and employee’s rights and responsibilities.
  • Address accusations of harassment.
  • Apply proper mediation procedures.
  • Deal with the aftermath of harassment.

This course will give you the tools necessary to recognize harassment in the workplace as well understand your rights and responsibilities under the law, with regard to safety in the workplace

12 Modules Objective Certificate
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Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: The Background 

  • The Law
  • Identifying Harassment
  • Anti-Harassment Policies
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Three: Developing an Anti-Harassment Policy 

  • An Anti-Harassment Policy: What Should Be Covered
  • How Model Policies Work
  • Steps to a Healthy Work Place
  • Educating Employees
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Four: Policies in the Workplace 

  • Anti-Harassment Policy Statements
  • Employee’s Rights and Responsibilities
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Five: Proper Procedures in the Workplace 

  • If You are Being Harassed
  • If You are Accused of Harassing
  • The Investigation
  • Remedies
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Six: False Allegations 

  • How to Address the Situation
  • Confidentiality
  • Monitoring the Situation
  • Retaliation
  • Appeals
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Seven: Other Options 

  • Union Grievance Procedures
  • Mediation: Getting Help from Outside Organization
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Eight: Sexual Harassment 

  • Defining Sexual Harassment
  • Elements of Harassment
  • Common Scenarios
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Nine: Mediation 

  • What is Mediation?
  • Deciding if it is Right
  • How to Implement
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Ten: Conflict Resolution 

  • How to Resolve the Situation
  • Seeing Both Sides
  • Deciding the Consequence
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Eleven: The Aftermath 

  • How to Move On
  • Monitoring the Situation
  • Learning from Mistakes
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up 

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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