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Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Domestic Violence in the Workplace

NEW! Learn why domestic violence is a workplace issue, and what employers and employees can do about it.

Duration: 1 Hour
Price per person: $49.00

Overview

Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior used by one person to gain power and control over another with whom he/she has or has had a personal relationship. It may include physical violence, sexual, emotional and psychological intimidation, verbal abuse or manipulation, stalking, and the use of electronic devices to harass and control.

Although domestic violence may not be recognized by some employers or workers as a workplace hazard, it can interfere with the victim at work and impact a workplace - and employers should address this issue.

What topics will be covered?
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  • Defining domestic violence
  • Including domestic violence as part of a violence prevention program
  • Taking action
  • Disclosure
  • Elements of a workplace domestic violence education program
What are the benefits?
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Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the effects of domestic violence in the workplace, on the organization and on its workers
  • Recognize the signs of and symptoms of domestic violence
  • Identify the roles of the employer, supervisors and employees in supporting victims, and preventing related workplace violence
  • Use the practical suggestions to include domestic violence in your workplace.s violence prevention program.
Who is this recommended for?
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This course is recommended for employers, employees, managers, and supervisors.

How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Also available in French.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

Group Discounts
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The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

Total Seats
Discount
100 - 499
25%
100 - 499
50%
1000+ 
80%


This course is also available in French

Item Number: EDOMV-P2880EN

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

©Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. All rights Reserved. E-Course description and content provided by CCOHS under license with WSPS. Unauthorized reproduction and distribution strictly prohibited.