. . . Creating and Maintaining a Harassment-Free Workplace
am - Noon
Location: Ottawa University, 10020 N. 25th Avenue
in Phoenix, Arizona
are three types of people in the workplace:
- Those who would never harass someone but who may encounter
harassment either of themselves or of others and need to know how to
- Those who don't know where the boundaries are and who may
inadvertently commit--or fail to prevent--a form of harassment.
- Those who don't care about the consequences of harassment and who,
in fact, may be guilty of harassment.
three of these types can benefit from a no-nonsense workshop that, through the
active use of case examples, gives clear guidance on how to head off and
discourage harassment. This fast-paced class addresses the full range of
harassment types and shows the specific danger zones. It gives participants the
information that is needed to gain control of what can seem to be an
unpredictable and hyper-sensitive subject.
instructor--management consultant Michael Wade—is a partner with the management
consulting firm Sanders Wade Rodarte Consulting Inc. He brings over 30 years of
experience in advising employers on sensitive personnel issues. Michael’s
background includes service as the Command Equal Opportunity Officer for the
U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command in Washington,
D.C. and the EEO Administrator for the City of
holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona College of Law and is
the author of five books. The most recent are All I Said Was…What Every Supervisor, Employee, and Team Should Know to
Avoid Insults, Lawsuits, and the Six O’clock News and EEO Management: How to Advance Equal Opportunity without Using Quotas
or Singing Kumbaya. Michael is a highly-rated instructor with a talent for
translating complicated topics into plain language.
- Increased knowledge of the elements of harassment.
- Increased knowledge of harassment prevention responsibilities.
- Greater confidence in your ability to respond to harassment
Learning Outcomes: By the end of this session you
will be able to:
- Explain what courts and investigators look for in harassment
- Know how to operate effectively when confronted with harassment.
- Know the importance of the duty to act and the danger of omission.
- Describe how hostile work environment differs from quid pro quo
- Know types of behavior that would not fit the definition of
- Know the communication styles that can spark harassment
Different communication styles that can lead to misunderstandings
Discrimination and harassment definitions and boundaries
“Real world” case examples
Important considerations in harassment cases
Dealing with harassment when you are the victim, the perpetrator, or the
Who should attend: Employees from all levels of
Employees from all levels of the organization can benefit from this training.