Preventing Harassment in the Workplace

Original price was: $99.00.Current price is: $49.00.

By completing this course, participants will be well-prepared to contribute to a workplace environment where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued.

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11 - 20 40%
21 - 50 50%
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Course Overview

This comprehensive course aims to equip employees, managers, and HR professionals with the knowledge and skills to prevent, identify, and address harassment in the workplace. Participants will explore various forms of harassment, learn about legal and ethical responsibilities, and develop practical strategies for fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment. Through interactive modules, real-world case studies, and actionable insights, this course will empower participants to create a safe and supportive workplace for all.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Understand the Definition and Types of Harassment:

  • Identify various forms of harassment including sexual harassment, bullying, and discrimination.
  • Understand the legal definitions and implications of workplace harassment.

Recognize Harassment Behaviors:

  • Detect signs of harassment and understand the impact on individuals and the organization.
  • Differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable workplace behaviors.

Know Legal and Ethical Responsibilities:

  • Learn about relevant laws and regulations regarding workplace harassment.
  • Understand the responsibilities of employees, managers, and HR in preventing and addressing harassment.

Develop Effective Response Strategies:

  • Implement best practices for responding to and reporting harassment.
  • Develop skills for conducting investigations and providing support to victims.

Foster a Respectful Workplace Culture:

  • Promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the workplace.
  • Establish policies and training programs to prevent harassment.

Course Outline: Preventing Harassment in the Workplace (USA Employees Context)

Module 1: Introduction to Workplace Harassment

  • Definition and Types of Harassment
    • Sexual harassment
    • Racial harassment
    • Bullying
    • Age discrimination
  • Importance of Harassment Prevention Training
    • Legal and ethical implications
    • Impact on workplace culture and productivity

Module 2: Legal Framework

  • Overview of Key Legislation
    • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
    • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    • State-specific laws (e.g., California AB 1825, New York State requirements)
  • Compliance Requirements
    • Employer responsibilities
    • Employee rights

Module 3: Identifying Harassment

  • Recognizing Different Forms of Harassment
    • Sexual harassment: Quid pro quo and hostile work environment
    • Racial harassment: Discriminatory remarks, exclusion, and microaggressions
    • Bullying: Verbal abuse, physical intimidation, and cyberbullying
    • Age discrimination: Stereotyping, exclusion from projects, and biased hiring practices
  • Case Studies and Real-Life Scenarios
    • Examples of harassment in various forms
    • Discussion on the impact of harassment on victims and the workplace

Module 4: Preventing Harassment

  • Organizational Policies and Procedures
    • Developing and implementing anti-harassment policies
    • Role of internal controls and compliance programs
  • Creating a Respectful Workplace Culture
    • Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)
    • Encouraging open communication and reporting
  • Bystander Intervention
    • Training employees to recognize and intervene in harassment situations
    • Techniques for supporting victims and addressing inappropriate behavior

Module 5: Reporting and Responding to Harassment

  • Reporting Mechanisms
    • How to report harassment internally
    • Whistleblower protections and non-retaliation policies
  • Responding to Complaints
    • Steps to take when harassment is reported
    • Conducting internal investigations
    • Ensuring confidentiality and support for victims

Module 6: Manager and Supervisor Responsibilities

  • Role of Managers and Supervisors
    • Recognizing and addressing harassment
    • Creating a safe and inclusive work environment
  • Legal Obligations
    • Duty to report and prevent harassment
    • Handling complaints and taking corrective action

Module 7: Interactive Scenarios and Practical Exercises

  • Role-Playing Exercises
    • Practicing responses to harassment scenarios
    • Group discussions on case studies
  • Knowledge Checks
    • Quizzes and assessments to reinforce learning

Module 8: Building an Ethical Culture

  • Promoting Ethical Behavior
    • Encouraging integrity and ethical decision-making
    • Role of leadership in fostering an ethical workplace
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Regular training and updates on harassment prevention
    • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the compliance program

Module 9: Conclusion and Certification

  • Summary of Key Points
    • Recap of the main topics covered in the training
  • Certification
    • Completion certificate for participants
    • Instructions for accessing additional resources and support

This course outline aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of workplace harassment, equipping employees with the knowledge and skills to identify, prevent, and respond to harassment in the workplace.

Course Benefits

For Employees:

  • Enhanced awareness of harassment issues and personal rights
  • Improved ability to identify and report harassment
  • Increased confidence in contributing to a respectful workplace

For Managers:

  • Stronger leadership skills in handling harassment cases
  • Better understanding of legal responsibilities and best practices
  • Tools to foster a positive and inclusive team environment

For HR Professionals:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of compliance requirements
  • Effective strategies for developing and enforcing anti-harassment policies
  • Enhanced ability to support employees and maintain a safe workplace

For the Organization:

  • Reduced risk of legal liabilities and reputational damage
  • Improved employee morale and productivity
  • Creation of a positive organizational culture that attracts and retains top talent

By completing this course, participants will be well-prepared to contribute to a workplace environment where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued.