Workplace Bullying for HR Professionals

A Behavioral Science Approach

How effective is your anti-bullying programThis is a 6 hour instructor led e-course is designed for HR professionals. It is perfect for individuals and teams who want to learn how to stop bullying, harassment and retaliation in their workplace using behavioral science techniques.

Bullying in the workplace has been tolerated for far too long.

It’s time to get serious and learn what you need to do to protect your work force.

Cost: $240  ( contact us for group rates)

Length: 6 hours long (certified)

Format: Instructor facilitated self study

Access information: Course access granted at the beginning of each week.


Who should take this course?

  • Human Resources Professionals (HRCI, SHRM, HRPA, CHRP, AHRI)
  • 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
  • Certified Legal Managers (CLM)

Continuing Education Credit: 6 hours

You can select an HRCI, SHRM and/or a general certificate. If you would like to self certify this course for continuing education self study credit for CHRP, HRPA, AHRI, IDC, ICF, CLM or CPLP credit, select the general certificate option. See our certifications page for more information

Please note – this is a 6 hour certified program for general certification and for SHRM.  HRCI has only approved this for 4.5 hours. 

Group Information

This program can be taught to groups (see group discount page). We recommend this course specifically for employee relations teams. The content of this course is based on science and provides a comprehensive grounding in the behavioral science of extinguishing unwanted behaviors. This course can also be followed by live facilitated discussions to help your team deepen their knowledge and understanding how to apply this knowledge to various situations they encounter. Contact us for more information or to schedule a course. 

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What can be done about workplace bullying?

Navigating the minefields of interoffice conflict is difficult enough. When you add bullying into the mix, it becomes unmanageable. HR leaders dealing with the convoluted world of compliance-related issues need to learn what measures actually work to fix these problems and which ones make things worse.

If you want realistic, science based information on how to handle the bullying issue once and for all take this course. Unlike most training that focus on the law and little else, this course is based in a behavioral science approach and will provide you with the knowledge you need to tackle bullying in your workplace successfully, ethically and compassionately.

Benefits of this Course:

“I won’t just tell you how to get bullies to stop. I’m going to explain why most attempts to get bullies to stop fail and how you can avoid making those same mistakes.” – Jen Hancock 

This 6 hour course will provide participants with:

  • A behavioral understanding of the phenomenon of bullying
  • How to get bullying to stop using operant conditioning techniques
  • Ways an HR professional can support a victim of workplace bullying
  • Why reporting processes are so critical to the effort to get bullying to stop

Click here to see a special sneak peak video on the costs and liabilities of workplace bullying.

Topics covered include:

  • What is bullying
  • Why is it so hard to stop?
  • Legal liability and costs to organization
  • Central Dynamic playing out
  • Retraining for victims, bullies, and bosses using operant conditioning
  • Reporting requirements
  • Culture shift over time


Course information:

Six hour instructor led e-course: includes video lessons, handouts and other reading materials.This course is taught online in a facilitated self-study environment. Participants may access the course content any time that is convenient to them, but still have access to the instructor to ask questions. 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 online videos. The course will work on home computers and tablets such as the iPad.   

About the Instructor:

jenbridgewebJennifer 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.

What other professionals are saying

I found this course to be thorough and comprehensive. I recommend this class to anyone who has to deal with bullying and wishes to have another tool in their toolbox of interventions for workplace bullying.  – Kathleen Bartle, MA – Conflict Consultant

This was my first interactive self-study and test program. I found the content to be interesting and the video lectures informative. I certainly learned aspects to workforce bullying that will assist me in helping stop workforce bullying. – Sean Butler, VP HR, The Mosaic Company

Great class!!!  I love the way you organized, created videos, and put it together. I have learned a lot from your course and broadened in my abilities.  I would love the chance to work with organizations and put all of this to use. – Susan Forster, Workplace Wisdom

“The course has been informative and helpful in understanding a workplace bully. I absolutely agree that using compassion / empathy toward the bully reduces the tendency to react and reinforce the bully’s behavior. Your efforts had an impact on my perspective and future actions.” – Liz Behrmann, Federal Resources Supply Company

Money Back Guarantee 

If for any reason you are unhappy with the course or you do not pass the final exam, you may request your money back within 30 days 

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