On-Demand Workshops

Workplace Sexual Harassment

Why It Happens and How to Prevent It

$99.00
2.5

Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

Sexual Harassment is not only detrimental to the person who has been harassed, it also impacts the wellbeing of the entire workplace. This workshop presents a proactive approach for those seeking to understand and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Going beyond basic definitions and policies, participants will gain a better understanding of what sexual harassment is, why it happens, and how to prevent it. In addressing the root causes of sexual harassment and encouraging awareness and openness, organizations will be better equipped to assist employees who experience harassment. Participants will leave the workshop with new insights and the tools required to discuss and develop procedures for dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace.

Trainer: Kristen Deuzeman,

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Identify behaviours that do/don’t constitute as sexual harassment
  • Understand the root causes of sexual harassment
  • Identify risk factors that may exist in your organization
  • Know what components to include in a workplace Sexual Harassment Policy

Some of the Topics Reviewed

  • What is and What is Not Sexual Harassment?
  • Costs of Sexual Harassment – Financial and Human
  • Organizational Risk Factors
  • Root Causes of Sexual Harassment
  • What to do if You are Sexually Harassed
  • What to do if You Witness Harassment
  • Prevention – Insights and Strategies
  • Engaging Leadership in Prevention
  • Considerations Around Training
  • Policies and Reporting Procedures

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop applicable to employees and managers.

Trainer: Kristen Deuzeman

Kristen is an Organizational Psychologist who specializes in psychological assessments. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Ottawa, and her graduate work at both the University of Ottawa and Concordia University. In addition to training with ACHIEVE, Kristen is the clinical director for a psychological services agency where she supervises a team of clinicians and works with clients suffering from burnout, anxiety, PTSD, and workplace conflict. As a leader, she believes that continuous development and self-awareness is essential to one’s ability to serve others. As a trainer, Kristen combines her experience in organizational psychology and clinical work to enhance self-discovery and skill development for participants. She is a passionate facilitator who uses warmth and humour to create engaging and meaningful workshops. Read blogs written by Kristen here.

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