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Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior used by one person to gain power and control over another with whom he/she has or has had a personal relationship. It may include physical violence, sexual, emotional and psychological intimidation, verbal abuse or manipulation, stalking, and the use of electronic devices to harass and control.
Although domestic violence may not be recognized by some employers or workers as a workplace hazard, it can interfere with the victim at work and impact a workplace - and employers should address this issue.
- Defining domestic violence
- Including domestic violence as part of a violence prevention program
- Taking action
- Elements of a workplace domestic violence education program
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to
- Understand the effects of domestic violence in the workplace, on the organization and on its workers
- Recognize the signs of and symptoms of domestic violence
- Identify the roles of the employer, supervisors and employees in supporting victims, and preventing related workplace violence
- Use the practical suggestions to include domestic violence in your workplace.s violence prevention program.
- This course is recommended for employers, employees, managers, and supervisors.
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
During checkout, you can choose to register as a single learner or select a multiple learner license. With a multiple learner license you will act as an administrator and add learners from your company.
Also available in French.
Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.