Bullying is a word that brings to mind images of mean children or teens that are purposefully harmful to their peers. Unfortunately, bullying behavior and harassment, if not addressed in school, carry through into an individual’s adult life. Behaviors utilized in childhood and adolescence are continued in the workplace – abusive language, harmful “teasing”, exclusion, humiliation, and sexual harassment. This workshop will look at the reality of “adult bullying” and offer ways to appropriately address the issue
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
- Define workplace bullying and institutional bullying and factors that increase risk;
- Explore the current research on the impact of adult bullying; and,
- Examine strategies, laws, and resources to effectively address workplace bullying & harassment
This introductory level course, is designed for all professionals (behavioral health specialists, teachers, social workers, etc.) who work with young people. Parents are also welcomed.
Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits.