Bullying in the Workplace Course Outline

Bullying in the Workplace

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Defining Bullying

What is Bullying?

Some Scary Statistics

The Costs of Bullying

Session Three: Why Bullies Do What They Do

Origins of Bullying Behavior

Defining Bullying Behavior

Other Types of Bullying

Session Four: Building a Shield Against Bullies

Distorted Thinking

Your Toolkit Against Bullies

Session Five: What to Do If It Happens to You

Telling it Like it Is

What Works and What Doesn’t?

Applying My Skills

Session Six: What to Do If You Witness Bullying

Speak Up!

Things to Say

Session Seven: Creating an Anti-Bullying Workplace

Creating Anti-Bullying Policies

Implementing and Enforcing Anti-Bullying Policies

Lessons for the Workplace

Session Eight: The Law on Bullying

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan