Offensive Behavior Investigation

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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 webinar is extremely helpful in better learning of how 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 to be Covered:

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

Dr. Joni E. Johnston

Dr. Joni E. Johnston, is the founder and CEO of Work Relationships, a corporate training and consulting company specializing in workplace mental health problems as well as employee conduct issues including workplace harassment, workplace violence, and effective discipline/termination. Dr. Johnston has been performing human resource seminars for professional groups and industry associations since she founded her HR/employee relations consulting and training firm in 1991, and has personally trained over 50,000 managers and supervisors. She has worked extensively in the biotech and life sciences industry. A forensic psychologist, Dr. Johnston has written monthly columns for LexisNexis, HR.Com and HRGateway. She is an adjunct professor in Tiffin University’s criminal justice program and has authored three books, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Psychology. She has also served as an expert witness in numerous employment-related lawsuits.

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  • Login Information with Password to join the session, 24 hours prior to the webinar
  • Presentation Handout in .pdf format
  • Presentation from the Speaker
  • Feedback form
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Recording access Information with Password to view the webinar, will be sent 24 hours after the completion of the Live webinar.
  • Presentation Handout in .pdf format
  • Certificate of Attendance