Concurrent Session
Violence in the Workplace: A Personal Experience
Monday 06/29/2015 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM   Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs, 1.25 HR Credit | Competencies: HR Expertise, Consultation | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
This session will show you how do develop and implement a workplace violence program, policy and prevention strategy. 

This session will examine workplace violence statistics and provide real tools to implement a workplace violence policy and plan along with real tips for signs of trouble. The session will provide key points about workplace violence prevention. You will also receive information on the following topics: 

  • Open communication and sensitivity training for employees as well as how to train employees on early warning signs related to violence in the workplace
  • Prescreening and selection tips that lower the risk of negligent hiring such as hiring practices related to behavioral interviewing to question possible applicants
  • Risk and threat assessment information
  • Employee Assistance Programs and what they provide
  • Handling terminations to reduce the threat of violence
Kathleen H. McComber, SHRM-SCP Photo
Kathleen H. McComber, SHRM-SCP, President,
The HeaRt Group