Workplace Investigations Certificate Program - Summer 2023 (Live Online)
June 20 22, 2023
Venue:Online Zoom Webinar – link in confirmation
This course is full. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the wait-list for the next cohort in the fall. Thank you.
In partnership with:
CPHR BC & Yukon has partnered with Veritas Solutions to offer this Workplace Investigations Certificate Program to our members.
The Workplace Investigations Certificate is a three-day course, with a focus on three training topics. The courses may be taken as a stand-alone, or as a full three-day program. Pre-requisite is not required.
A certificate awarded for each day of completion.
Instructor: Bob Stenhouse - Principal Director, Veritas Solutions
Day 1: June 20, 2023
Workplace Investigations Training - The Fundamentals
This workshop provides the participant with the basic skills required to conduct a successful workplace investigation. Topics and modules include:
- Fundamental principles of successful investigations
- Investigator skills, emotional intelligence, and bias recognition
- Investigation planning
- Evidence identification, collection and preservation
- Basic interviewing techniques (theory)
- Evidence analysis
- Note taking
- Report writing
Day 2: June 21, 2023
Workplace Investigations Training - Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Psycho-Social Violence
This workshop provides the participant with an understanding of the introductory skills required to conduct a successful investigation into allegations of psycho-social violence in the workplace. Topics include:
- Fundamentals of psychological health and safety
- Legal implications - Occupational Health and Safety Act, Human Rights Act, Employment and Labour law and standards
- Definitions and Differences : Harassment, Discrimination, Bullying, Violence, Threat Assessments, Sexual violence, cyber-bullying
- Identifying the elements of the psycho-social misconduct
- Identifying the test to come to a finding on a psycho-social misconduct allegation
- Identifying the difficulties and landmines specific to investigations psycho-social misconduct (he said/she said)
- Case Studies and analysis
Day 3: June 22, 2023
Workplace Investigations Training - Advanced
This workshop is designed for practitioners who have taken Day One and Day Two, or who have substantial experience and training in workplace investigations. Topics include:
- Advanced interviewing techniques and skills (theory and practice)
- Trauma informed interviewing
- Conducting Credibility Assessments (critical on a he said/she said)
- Identifying Aggravating and Mitigating factors in an investigation
- Case Study and Role Playing
Live Online - Zoom Meeting
(Join details will be emailed to all registrants one day prior to the course date.)
|Agenda (Health breaks will be scheduled throughout the day):
Login 8:15 - 8:30 am; Presentation 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - PST (Vancouver) / MDT (Whitehorse)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 12, 2023
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All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714
About Bob Stenhouse:
Bob Stenhouse has been conducting, overseeing and case managing investigations for over 35 years. First as an organized crime, undercover and homicide investigator in the RCMP, and later as a human rights and workplace investigations consultant. Bob then spent ten years as the leader of a Corporate Investigations Unit for Alberta Health Services ( largest employer in Alberta and highly unionized ) - where he and his team conducted the most complex and high risk investigations into internal workplace misconduct across the Province. Bob has developed investigations courses and training for hundreds of HR practitioners in western Canada in Workplace Investigations, Harassment, Bullying and Violence investigations, Psychological Safety.
In 2020, Bob trained over 100 HR members of CPHR Alberta and received very positive feedback from all participants.
Bob's workshops have been unanimously rated as excellent. Bob is a passionate, engaging, and seasoned instructor and facilitator and is committed to ensuring that participants are getting the most out of their training experience. Bob has stories and case studies that will illuminate the investigative concepts in real and tangible ways, plus there are lots of laughs to be had along the way.
In the words of a recent participant in Bob's advanced investigations training " I have taken training workshops for almost forty years, this training has been, by far, the best I have ever had."
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