10 facts about Promoting a Respectful Workplace: Preventing Harassment and Bullying Webinar

On Demand Webinar Duration EST 90 Minutes Credits HRCI 1.5 & SHRM 1.5 PDCs

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Course Instructor Melveen Stevenson is the CEO and founder of M.S.Elemental, LLC, a human resources and business advisory firm based in Los Angeles, California.

Who Will Benefit

  • Business owners
  • Leaders, managers, supervisors
  • Human resources professionals (all levels)
  • Union leaders
  • Customer service professionals (all levels)

Areas Covered

  • Provisions under federal laws
  • Remedies for illegal harassment and discrimination
  • Impact of harassment in the workplace
  • Preventing bullying, harassment and discrimination
  • How to identify bullying, harassment and discrimination
  • Methods for addressing and correcting negative behaviors


In our constantly-changing society, anti-harassment training is essential for educating employees and leaders on what is acceptable and unacceptable workplace behavior. Beyond this, employers need to reinforce the message that it is every individual’s responsibility to speak up and address or take action on incidents of harassment, bullying, and retaliation.

Training employees on how to recognize and respond to situations that can lead to harassment, bullying and related behaviors – from the obvious to the subtle – is one of the most effective ways to foster a positive, respectful workplace. Training can also help organizations avoid costly harassment complaints that can damage their reputation, recruiting efforts, retention rates, and bottom line.

Why Should You Attend

Harassment and abusive behavior training has become a high priority for HR practitioners, company leaders, and their organizations. Recent headlines and hashtags underscore the need to replace the old model, which trained employees on laws and rules, with a fresh approach that emphasizes what matters most: ensuring employees know how to make the right decisions and take the right actions if they experience or witness harassment, discrimination, or other misconduct in their places of work.

This activity has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org

This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

Your Instructor

Melveen Stevenson
Melveen Stevenson

Melveen Stevenson is the CEO and founder of M.S.Elemental, LLC, a human resources and business advisory firm based in Los Angeles, California. As a certified HR professional with a background in accounting and finance, she helps companies to navigate the human resources “jungle” of compliance, human capital, and leadership challenges. By using an encompassing business approach, she helps to strengthen the infrastructure of organizations from the inside out, specifically through leadership development, operations, training, employee engagement, and executive coaching.

Over the last 17 years, Melveen has held leadership positions in human resources operations, supply chain, and talent management at international companies in food manufacturing, medical devices, and consumer products. She has also worked internationally.

Melveen began her career in accounting and international banking. With an inspired desire to support and drive organizational success through human capital, she redirected her career and obtained her MBA at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad Graduate School of Management.

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