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Concurrent Session
Violence in the Workplace: A Personal Experience
Tuesday 06/30/2020 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM Add to calendar
| Competencies: Communication, Critical Evaluation, Relationship Management | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
Tools to implement a violence in the workplace plan, program, policy and prevention. 

This presentation will examine workplace violence statistics, preventive measures, and tools for managers to be aware of warning signs. In addition, Kathleen will share key steps and resources for any organization to use to enhance their Workplace Violence Prevention Program. The session will provide key steps and resources for any organization and their management team. The listing below provides some of the content provided.   Program and prevention ideas  Open communication and sensitivity training for employees  Prescreening and selection tips that lower the risk of negligent hiring  Risk and threat assessment information  Employee Assistance Programs and what they provide  Handling terminations to reduce the threat of violence  Kathleen will share her personal experience with violence in the workplace tragedy at her company and the lessons she learned.

Learning Objectives:

 After this session attendees will be able to:

  • Know the warning signs regarding employees who could act violently in the workplace.
  • Train managers and employees to recognize warning signs and alert leaders.
  • Conduct training on violence in the workplace Develop and implement a workplace policy .
  • Develop and implement hiring practices to reduce risk in hiring possible offenders Conduct a workplace threat and risk assessment
Kathleen H. McComber, SHRM-SCP Photo
Kathleen H. McComber, SHRM-SCP, President ,
The HeaRt Group