A Leer, A Pat, A Joke, A Gesture, An Innuendo, A Kiss: Are You Prepared To Be the Next Social Media Blitz, Identified on #MeToo, or a Headline in the Newspaper?

    /Dr. Susan  /Strauss RN Ed.Dspeaker of Training Doyensinvite
    Speaker: Dr. Susan Strauss RN Ed.D
    Date: Tuesday, July 30th
    Time: 01:00 PM EDT | 10:00 AM PDT


    More Trainings by this Expert
    Duration: 90 Minutes
    Product Code: 50884
    Level: Intermediate
CEU Approved

This webinar has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form.

"For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org. The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval."


CEU Approved

Training Doyens is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.


OVERVIEW

Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Al Franken, Garrison Keillor, members of Congress, and various State law makers have been accused of sexual harassment and/or sexual assault. But there is a difference between pulling one’s pants down in front of a female colleague at work and touching a woman on her buttocks during a photo op—isn’t there? What is that difference? Are both examples considered sexual harassment? What is sexual harassment? Sexual bullying?

Questions and confusion abound with the current seismic national—and international—tsunami of women coming forward to disclose their victimization. The #MeToo movement is providing a platform for women’s voices to be shared as they tell their stories.

But it is not only famous powerful men, such as celebrities and law makers, who sexually harass women (and sometimes men), powerful men (and occasionally women) in every industry may find they either have in the past, or are currently guilty of aggressive propositioning, touching, or telling off-color jokes.

National statistics on sexual violence shows that sexual harassment exists at every level from universities, to workplaces, to healthcare and even in law firms. Antics or bad behavior such as this are unacceptable in the workplace and against company policy, but do these behaviors rise to the very high standard of illegal sexual harassment?

No matter one’s gender, everyone has the legal and ethical right to be free from sexual harassment and sexual bullying. So how to address sexual harassment at work and what sexual harassment policy your organization should create and implement to address the epidemic of sexual harassment at workplace? Are your strategies working?

According to the 2016 EEOC report on sexual harassment at 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.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND

The U. S. Supreme Court has stated that organizations must prevent sexual harassment at workplace. This webinar will outline how to address sexual harassment at work. The prevention strategies will minimize your liability. Workplaces should be based on equality, respect and dignity.

What is your workplace’s values regarding these three elements of equality, respect, and dignity? Supervisors are often the first line of defense in confronting sexual harassment; the webinar will outline who is a supervisor, which will surprise many attendees.

AREAS COVERED

  • 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 sexual harassment policy
  • List the critical elements of sexual harassment training
  • Identify the effects of sexual harassment on the target, the work unit, and the organization
  • Discuss retaliation
  • Identify the steps to take if you are targeted by a sexual harasser
  • Explain management’s legal and ethical responsibility in the prevention and intervention of sexual harassment
  • Explain what a supervisor “really” is
  • Discuss whether sexual harassment can exist outside of work
  • Examine Men’s concerns regarding sexual harassment at workplace
  • Discuss the steps to take if an employee complains about an “old” incident of sexual harassment

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

It is critical for every workplace to recognize what is sexual harassment. Are there actual times when an employer is responsible for sexual harassment outside of work—the webinar will discuss those possibilities. This webinar will provide men (and women) guidelines on how to determine if their workplace behavior is appropriate and how to address sexual harassment at work.

WHO WILL BENEFIT

  • Human resources professionals
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Team Leads
  • All Employees

SPEAKER

Years of Experience: 52+ years

Areas of Expertise: Workplace Harassment, Organization Development, and Management/Leadership Development

Dr. Susan Strauss RN Ed.D. is a national and international speaker, trainer and consultant. Her specialty areas include education and workplace harassment, discrimination and bullying; organization development, and management/leadership development. Her clients are from healthcare, education, business, law, and government organizations from both the public and private sector.  Susan conducts bullying and harassment investigations, works as an expert witness for education and workplace harassment and bullying lawsuits, and coaches those managers and employees that need assistance in stopping their harassing or bullying behavior.

Dr. Strauss has authored over 30 books, book chapters, and articles.  Susan has been featured on 20/20, CBS Evening News, and other national and international 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, Palestine, Bali, Lebanon, and the U.S., and conducted sex discrimination research in Poland.  She has consulted with professionals from other countries such as Israel, England, Australia, Canada and St. Maartin. In addition to nursing education, she has her masters in community health and holds a doctorate in organizational leadership.

View all trainings by this speaker

Purchase Options

Live Session

For One Participant

$159

info icon

Corporate Live Session

Group - Max 10 Participants from one Location.(For multiple location please contact our customer support team)

$449

info icon

Recorded Session

Get unlimited access to the link for six months. Login information will be shared 24 hours after the completion of Live webinar

$199

Training DVD or USB Flash Drive

Free shipment within 72 Hours, from the date of webinar completion

$379

Super Combo Offer 1

Live and Recorded webinar for $289 only!

$289

info icon

Super Combo Offer 2

Live and Training DVD / USB Flash Drive for $429 only!

$429

info icon
refer friend

Approved Enablers of your
Continuing Education Credits

shrmhrci
View all CEU Approved Webinars  

View Similar Trainings

In Cross Industry Functions

  Rebecca Staton-Reinstein Time: 01:00 PM EDT | 10:00 AM PDT
  Tom Fragale Time: 03:00 PM EDT | 12:00 PM PDT
  Bruce Lee Time: 01:00 PM EDT | 10:00 AM PDT
  Dr. John Ryan Time: 01:00 PM EDT | 10:00 AM PDT