A Behavioral Science Approach
Can anything really be done about workplace bullies? The answer is yes. Behavioral scientists have known for years how to eliminate unwanted behavior. It’s time we start applying this knowledge in the workplace.
- 5 CLE credits by the Florida Bar in Bias Elimination/General.
If you work in employment law you owe it to your clients to take this course!
Cost: $175 (contact for group rate)
Length: 5 hours
Format: Instructor facilitated self study
Access information: Course access granted at the beginning of each week.
This is basically a crash course in behavioral psychology as it applies to harassing or abusive behavior in the workplace; paying particular attention to the retaliation dynamic which is predicted by the behavioral model. If you don’t control that, the cycle escalates and repeats. In order to effectively litigate or defend a harassment or discrimination case, lawyers should know what ideally should be done and what realistically can be done to stop the harassment from occurring.
This course will help lawyers understand what effective anti-harassment policy and processes look like when they are grounded in science. The material in this course is based on the behavioral psychology techniques of operant conditioning and it is designed to help you learn what science tells us works to stop bullying, harassment and retaliation in the workplace as well as what things employers should not be doing because it exacerbate the problem.
This course consists of 8 short video lessons covering
- What is Bullying?
- Costs and Liabilities?
- Understanding the Dynamic
- How to get a Bully to Stop
- Why is Bullying so Hard to Stop?
- Reporting Requirements
- Supporting a Victim of Bullying
This is a facilitated online course. It consists of 8 video lessons, lecture notes for the hearing impaired, and additional study materials. It takes approximately 4 1/2 hours to complete. You can study at your own pace but still have access to the instructor to ask questions, interact with your fellow students and more in the discussion forums. All participants will be required to take an online test to receive their certificate of completion.
To participate in this course you will need Internet access and the ability to view YouTube style videos. The course will work on home computers and tablets such as the iPad.
Who should take this course?
- FL Labor and Employment Lawyers
- Certified Diversity Executive (CDE) and Certified Diversity Professional (CDP) seeking re-certification from The Institute for Diversity Certification (IDC).
- Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP)
Continuing Education Credit:
You can select a FL Bar or CA Bar certificate. If you would like to self certify this course for continuing education self study credit for IDC or CPLP credit, select the general certificate option.
About the Instructor:
Jennifer Hancock is the author of The Bully Vaccine and founder of Humanist Learning Systems. Her approach to bullying is unique in that she teaches the science of HOW to get a bully to stop using operant conditioning. Her approach has been endorsed by psychologists and other professionals who deal with bullying on a regular basis. Additionally, her experience as a leader in both the corporate and non-profit sectors makes her an ideal guest for just about any type of audience.
Money Back Guarantee
If you are unhappy with the course, or don’t pass the final exam, you may request your money back within 30 days