Workplace Bullying & Violence: Training for Supervisors

This online course helps supervisors learn how to deal with bullying and violence in the workplace.

Course Overview

This course will examine workplace bullying and workplace violence. Both cause health, safety, and economic problems for employers and employees.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Distinguish between professional disagreements and workplace bullying or violence;
  • Define bullying in the workplace;
  • Describe how bullying and violence impact the workplace;
  • Recognize warning signs of workplace bullying and workplace violence;
  • Identify actions that can be taken to prevent bullying and workplace violence;
  • Respond to incidents of bullying or violence.

Course Topics

  • What workplace bullying is
  • The different forms of bullying and behaviors that are illegal
  • The repercussions of "second hand bullying"
  • How bullying can be prevented
  • Actions supervisors can take when an employee reports that a bullying situation is taking place
  • What workplace violence is, its causes and warning signs
  • Actions supervisors can take to prepare for workplace violence
  • The affect of domestic violence on the workplace