Thinking About the Unthinkable – Preventing Workplace Violence

Duration:  This is normally a half day class (3.5 hours).  Special full-day sessions can be provided if employers wish to cover certain topics in more detail.

Class Size:  Approximately 30-35 is best.

Audience:  All employees.   (When an employer can schedule separate classes for supervisors, there is added coverage of supervisory responsibilities and documentation)

This class covers the definition of “workplace violence” (what workplace violence is and is not), recognizing potential warning signs as well as de-escalation, prevention and safety techniques.

Religion and the Workplace

Duration:  This is normally a half day class (3 hours).

Class Size:  Approximately 30-35 is best.  However, smaller and larger class sizes can be conducted to meet the employer’s needs.

Audience:   This class is designed for supervisors and managers.  A shorter version that does not address management responsibilities can also be provided.

This class covers the legal obligations related to preventing discrimination based on religion, including the EEOC’s guidelines related to religious harassment and religious accommodations.

The Respectful Workplace – Diversity

Duration:  This is normally a half day class (3 hours).

Class Size:  Approximately 30-35 is best.

Audience:   All employees

This class covers general diversity issues, including how bias and a lack of respect in the workplace can adversely affect the work environment.  The class addresses conflict that may stem from biases, how to recognize biases and how diversity issues can affect the workplace.

The Basics of Bias

Duration:  This is normally a half day class (3 hours).

Class Size:  Approximately 30-35 is best.

Audience:  All employees

This class covers the different types of bias and stereotypes, including how they form and how they impact the workplace.  We also discuss tips for reducing bias and for dealing with bias-related conflict.