Preventing Workplace Sexual Harassment, Discrimination & Retaliation

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Live Webinar | CEU Approved

  • 90 minutes
  • 0 Day Left
     Jan 24, 2018
  •   01:00 PM - 02:30 PM ET
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT

What prevention and intervention strategies have your organization created and implemented to address the epidemic of sexual harassment? Are those strategies working? According to the 2016 EEOC report on harassment in the workplace, 90% of those who say they were harassed never reported it or took formal action. Considering this sobering statistic, what will you do differently? Do you or your employer tolerate or ignore any employee who has a reputation for sexually inappropriate behavior. Perhaps he gets excused with comments such as “Oh, that’s just George, he doesn’t mean anything by it.” The EEOC also found that sexual harassment complaints are continuing to increase despite some organizations conducting sexual harassment training. They determined the type and format of training is largely ineffective. 

In this webinar Expert Susan Strauss help you to identify the effects of sexual harassment on the target, the work unit and the organization, As well as discuss the effective elements in your organization’s prevention strategy.

Session Highlights:

  • Differentiate between flirting and sexual harassment; illegal harassment versus psychological harassment; and bullying versus sexual harassment.

  • Discuss the effective elements in your organization’s prevention strategy

  • Review complaint procedures that must be incorporated into your harassment policy

  • To list the critical elements of sexual harassment training

  • Identify the effects of sexual harassment on the target, the work unit, and the organization

  • To discuss retaliation

  • To list the steps to take if you are targeted by a sexual harasser

  • To explain management’s legal and ethical responsibility in the prevention and intervention of sexual harassment

  • Discuss the steps to take if an employee complains about an “old” incident of sexual harassment

Why You Should Attend:

The webinar will help people to minimize liability, to learn how to prevent sexual harassment from occurring in the first place, and to establish a respectful and equitable culture for the workplace.

Who Should Attend:

  • This webinar is appropriate for any industry or profession.

  • Human resources professionals

  • Supervisors,

  • Managers,

  • Team leads, and all employees would benefit from this information

Ask your question directly from our expert during the Q&A session following the live event.

Susan  Strauss

Susan Strauss

Dr. Susan Strauss is a national and international speaker, trainer and consultant. She has worked as a psychiatric nurse and her undergraduate degree is in psychology and human services. Her specialty areas include discrimination, harassment, and bullying; management/leadership development, and organization development. She is a registered nurse and has functioned as a psychiatric nurse. She works as an expert witness for discrimination lawsuits. Susan also trains and consults with business, education, healthcare, law, and government organizations from both the public and private sector.

Dr. Strauss has authored over 30 book chapters, books, and articles in professional journals. She has been featured on 20/20, CBS Evening News, and other television and radio programs as well as interviewed for newspaper and journal articles such as the Times of London, Lawyers Weekly, and Harvard Education Newsletter.

Susan has presented at international conferences in Botswana, Egypt, Thailand, Israel, Bali, Beirut and the U.S. She has consulted with professionals from other countries such as England, Australia, Canada, Beirut and St. Maartin, Israel, Bali, and Middle East. She has her doctorate in organizational leadership, is a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and human services, a master’s degree in community health, and professional certificate in training and development.

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This webinar has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR, and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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