Decoding Harassment Investigations: Advanced Techniques for Fact-Finding, Liability Management, and Prevention

Fact-Driven Approaches to Prevent Workplace Harassment and Bullying!

Instructor :
Dr. Susan Strauss

Webinar ID:
15349

Date: JUL 18, 2024 (THU)

Start Time: 10 am PT

Duration: 2 Hrs.

What you will learn

  • When to Investigate: Quickly Determine the Need for an Investigation.
  • Investigation Steps: Master the Key Steps for Effective Investigation.
  • Interviewing Skills: Learn Fair Interviewing for All Involved Parties.
  • Formal vs. Informal: Understand Which Investigative Approach to Use.
  • Assessing Credibility: Evaluate Interviewee Credibility …
  • When to Investigate: Quickly Determine the Need for an Investigation.
  • Investigation Steps: Master the Key Steps for Effective Investigation.
  • Interviewing Skills: Learn Fair Interviewing for All Involved Parties.
  • Formal vs. Informal: Understand Which Investigative Approach to Use.
  • Assessing Credibility: Evaluate Interviewee Credibility Effectively.
  • Drawing Conclusions: Make Clear, Justified Conclusions Post-Investigation.
  • Report Writing: Craft Concise, Comprehensive Investigation Reports.

Course Description

🌟 Are You Ready to Elevate Your Workplace Environment? 🌟

πŸ” Why just react when you can proactively prevent harassment? Employers, it’s time to step up! Embrace innovative and creative approaches to nip harassment in the bud.

πŸ›‘οΈ What makes the foundation of a successful harassment prevention strategy? Strong and comprehensive harassment policies, coupled with trusted and accessible complaint procedures, are your go-to solutions.

πŸ’‘ But, is having just policies enough? Absolutely not! Companies that excel in preventing workplace harassment don’t just stop at policies; they go the extra mile with various creative programs. These programs loudly echo the company’s unwavering commitment to stomping out inappropriate behavior. Expect to see:

  • Policies explicitly prohibiting harassment.
  • Clear procedures on lodging complaints and understanding EEO policies, and more…

πŸš€ But wait, there’s more! True commitment extends beyond the minimum. It’s about implementing impactful programs, not just policies.

🌐 Join our must-attend webinar led by industry veteran Dr. Susan Strauss.

Wondering how to transform your workplace? Dr. Strauss will not only answer all your burning questions but also teach you the art and science of conducting effective investigations.

What will participants gain?

  • Expert insights on handling harassment complaints.
  • Strategic approaches to conduct investigations, ensuring fact-finding precision while minimizing liability.
  • Skills in analyzing evidence, drawing conclusions, and writing impactful reports.
  • Guidance on taking corrective actions when necessary.

πŸ”— Don’t miss out! Transform your workplace into a safer, more respectful environment.

Join Now!

🌟 Are You Ready to Elevate Your Workplace Environment? 🌟

πŸ” Why just react when you can proactively prevent harassment? Employers, it’s time to step up! Embrace innovative and creative approaches to nip harassment in the bud.

πŸ›‘οΈ What makes the foundation of a successful harassment prevention strategy? Strong and comprehensive harassment policies, coupled with trusted and accessible complaint procedures, are your go-to solutions.

πŸ’‘ But, is having just policies enough? Absolutely not! Companies that excel in preventing workplace harassment don’t just stop at policies; they go the extra mile with various creative programs. These programs loudly echo the company’s unwavering commitment to stomping out inappropriate behavior. Expect to see:

  • Policies explicitly prohibiting harassment.
  • Clear procedures on lodging complaints and understanding EEO policies, and more…

πŸš€ But wait, there’s more! True commitment extends beyond the minimum. It’s about implementing impactful programs, not just policies.

🌐 Join our must-attend webinar led by industry veteran Dr. Susan Strauss.

Wondering how to transform your workplace? Dr. Strauss will not only answer all your burning questions but also teach you the art and science of conducting effective investigations.

What will participants gain?

  • Expert insights on handling harassment complaints.
  • Strategic approaches to conduct investigations, ensuring fact-finding precision while minimizing liability.
  • Skills in analyzing evidence, drawing conclusions, and writing impactful reports.
  • Guidance on taking corrective actions when necessary.

πŸ”— Don’t miss out! Transform your workplace into a safer, more respectful environment.

Join Now!

Why you should attend

In the era of remote work, digital harassment has emerged as a pressing challenge. Our training equips participants with the tools to recognize, address, and prevent harassment in digital spaces, ensuring a respectful and secure environment for all employees, regardless of where they work!

Did you know? As an employer, you are automatically liable for harassment by a supervisor that leads to negative employment actions like termination, failure to promote, or loss of wages.

πŸ”Ž But, there’s a solution! The EEOC mandates that upon receiving a harassment complaint, employers must investigate promptly and thoroughly. This isn’t just a requirement; it’s an opportunity to foster a respectful, safe workplace environment.

πŸ’‘Your mission? Ensure just and fair handling of harassment complaints. This is not just a tall order; it’s a legal and ethical necessity for all organizations.

πŸ”‘ What’s the most crucial element in this journey? Undoubtedly, the investigation process.

✨ Here’s where our training program comes in! It’s designed to empower you with the knowledge to identify the critical components of harassment/bullying investigation. Learn to determine facts accurately and reduce liabilities effectively.

Benefits you’ll gain:

  • Mastering investigation techniques that comply with legal standards.
  • Enhancing your workplace culture by addressing and preventing harassment.
  • Protecting your organization from the risks associated with mishandled harassment cases.

Join us to transform your workplace into a model of safety, respect, and inclusivity!

🌟 Enroll Now! Step into a leadership role that not only complies with the law but also upholds the dignity and safety of your workplace.

In the era of remote work, digital harassment has emerged as a pressing challenge. Our training equips participants with the tools to recognize, address, and prevent harassment in digital spaces, ensuring a respectful and secure environment for all employees, regardless of where they work!

Did you know? As an employer, you are automatically liable for harassment by a supervisor that leads to negative employment actions like termination, failure to promote, or loss of wages.

πŸ”Ž But, there’s a solution! The EEOC mandates that upon receiving a harassment complaint, employers must investigate promptly and thoroughly. This isn’t just a requirement; it’s an opportunity to foster a respectful, safe workplace environment.

πŸ’‘Your mission? Ensure just and fair handling of harassment complaints. This is not just a tall order; it’s a legal and ethical necessity for all organizations.

πŸ”‘ What’s the most crucial element in this journey? Undoubtedly, the investigation process.

✨ Here’s where our training program comes in! It’s designed to empower you with the knowledge to identify the critical components of harassment/bullying investigation. Learn to determine facts accurately and reduce liabilities effectively.

Benefits you’ll gain:

  • Mastering investigation techniques that comply with legal standards.
  • Enhancing your workplace culture by addressing and preventing harassment.
  • Protecting your organization from the risks associated with mishandled harassment cases.

Join us to transform your workplace into a model of safety, respect, and inclusivity!

🌟 Enroll Now! Step into a leadership role that not only complies with the law but also upholds the dignity and safety of your workplace.

Course Agenda

  • Identify Investigation Needs: Quickly discern when an investigation is necessary, enabling prompt, effective action.
  • Investigation Steps Demystified: Gain a clear understanding of each step in the investigation process for thorough outcomes.
  • Skillful Interview Techniques: Learn to interview all parties (the Accuser, Accused and Witnesses) involved with fairness and insight, ensuring a balanced approach.
  • Choosing the Right Procedure: Understand the nuances between formal and informal investigations to apply the most suitable method.
  • Credibility Assessment: Acquire techniques to evaluate the credibility of interviewees, crucial for informed decision-making.
  • Conclusive Findings: Develop the ability to draw clear, just conclusions post-investigation, reinforcing trust and integrity.
  • Effective Report Writing: Master the essentials of drafting a comprehensive investigation report, providing clarity and transparency.

BONUS:

  • PDF copy of the presentation handout for your future reference.
  • Soft copy of the certificate of completion on request.
  • Q&A Session with the Presenter: Get your pressing questions answered verbally, via chat or email.
  • Identify Investigation Needs: Quickly discern when an investigation is necessary, enabling prompt, effective action.
  • Investigation Steps Demystified: Gain a clear understanding of each step in the investigation process for thorough outcomes.
  • Skillful Interview Techniques: Learn to interview all parties (the Accuser, Accused and Witnesses) involved with fairness and insight, ensuring a balanced approach.
  • Choosing the Right Procedure: Understand the nuances between formal and informal investigations to apply the most suitable method.
  • Credibility Assessment: Acquire techniques to evaluate the credibility of interviewees, crucial for informed decision-making.
  • Conclusive Findings: Develop the ability to draw clear, just conclusions post-investigation, reinforcing trust and integrity.
  • Effective Report Writing: Master the essentials of drafting a comprehensive investigation report, providing clarity and transparency.

BONUS:

  • PDF copy of the presentation handout for your future reference.
  • Soft copy of the certificate of completion on request.
  • Q&A Session with the Presenter: Get your pressing questions answered verbally, via chat or email.

Who is this course for

Maximize the Learning Experience in A Group Setting!

  • Human Resources Professionals
  • HR training Manager
  • Investigative Officers
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leads
  • Directors
  • Department Head

Maximize the Learning Experience in A Group Setting!

  • Human Resources Professionals
  • HR training Manager
  • Investigative Officers
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leads
  • Directors
  • Department Head

Instructor Profile

Dr. Susan Strauss is a national and international speaker, trainer, consultant and a recognized expert on workplace and school harassment and bullying. She conducts harassment and bullying investigations and functions as an expert witness in harassment and bullying lawsuits. Her clients are from business, education, healthcare, law, and government organizations from both the public and private sector.

Dr. Susan Strauss is a national and international speaker, trainer, consultant and a recognized expert on workplace and school harassment and bullying. She conducts harassment and bullying investigations and functions as an expert witness in harassment and bullying lawsuits. Her clients are from business, education, healthcare, law, and government organizations from both the public and private sector.

Dr. Strauss has conducted research, written over 30 books, book chapters, and journal articles on harassment, bullying, and related topics. She has been featured on television and radio programs as well as interviewed for newspaper and journal articles.Susan has a doctorate in organizational leadership. She is a registered nurse, has a bachelor’s degree in human services and counseling, a master’s degree in community health, and professional certificate in training and development.

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