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POST ID: 5222

Webinar On - The Law and Psychology of Sexual Harassment Investigations

Region: Alaska
Location: Canada


This workplace harassment investigation training webinar will discuss the scope, documentation and do’s/don’ts of conducting workplace investigation, how to conduct a legally and psychologically effective workplace probe. When you receive an allegation of workplace harassment, discrimination, or other misconduct, taking prompt and appropriate action is your legal responsibility. However, understanding your legal responsibilities is only half the battle; most of the mistakes in complaint investigations involve the way the parties are treated, what they think is fair, and how the process is communicated and/or implemented.

This in-depth 90-minute webinar will teach you how to conduct a legally and psychologically effective workplace probe. Our expert will explain how to evaluate the scope of your internal investigation, how to document the steps you’ve taken along the way, and how to insulate your organization from a subsequent lawsuit. From fact finding to writing reports, this webinar will cover the do's and don'ts of conducting workplace investigations so you can gain the confidence to be an effective investigator.

This is a must attend session to know how best to:
• Avoid the legal landmines surrounding investigations.
• Develop more effective interviewing skills, particularly around sensitive topics.
• Gain an understanding of the perspectives of the complainant and the accused Compile and analyze physical & documentary evidence.
• Draft your final report and take appropriate action Manage your workplace during and after an investigation Prevent retaliation and future workplace misconduct.

Areas Covered in the Session :
• How to effectively take a complaint.
• How to choose the right investigator.
• How to use the perspectives of the accused and the complainant to your advantage.
• How to develop a successful road map before you start the investigation.
• Do’s and don’ts in conducting an effective interview with the complainant, accused and witnesses.
• How to use psychology to get to the truth, evaluate credibility, and create perceptions of fairness.
• How to handle the impact on the rest of the department, including rumors, questions, and the aftermath.
• How to make the right decision, determine corrective actions and write a court-ready report.
• How to communicate investigation results with sensitivity and fairness

Who Will Benefit:
• Senior HR Professionals
• HR Analysts
• HR Mangers & Directors
• HR Personnel
• Managers & Supervisors
• Employee Relations Professionals
• Line managers
• Directors, Vice Presidents & Managers of Recruiting/Retention
• Directors, Vice Presidents & Managers of Human Resources
• Employment Managers/Specialists
• HR Coordinators/Supervisors

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