Northport Affiliates, LLC Course Descriptions


Course Title:

Preventing, Recognizing and Resolving Sexual Harassment for Employees

ID: NALLC001

Duration: 1 Day

Min: 15 – Max. 30

Participants in this course will review and discuss Federal law and EEOC guidelines on what constitutes sexual harassment within the workplace, e.g., quid pro quo and hostile environment. The course addresses the types of unwelcome conduct of a verbal or physical sexual nature that constitute sexual harassment, sexually harassing behaviors, and sexually hostile work environments. In addition, the course discusses how to identify and resolve this type of conduct. Participants will review the importance of ensuring every employee, visitor, contractor, concessioner, and partner has a safe and respectful environment, as well as the negative effects of sexual harassment and a hostile environment. The course guides participants through learning objectives via case studies and role-play that enables them to analyze their role in helping to create and environment to prevent, recognize, and resolve sexual harassment and hostile environment issues.

Course Objectives:

  • Educate participants on the definition of sexual harassment and hostile environment conduct under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and EEOC guidelines.
  • Educate participants on explicit or implicit sexual harassment conduct that can affect an individual’s employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.
  • Educate participants on the importance of treating others with dignity and respect to ensure that fellow employees and visitors, contractors, concessioners, and partners experience a safe and respectful environment.
  • Educate participants on the negative effects of sexual harassment and a hostile environment.
  • Educate participants on identifying and resolving sexual harassing conduct and behaviors that create a hostile environment.

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Course Title:

Sexual Harassment Prevention for Managers and Supervisors

ID: NALLC002

Duration: 1 Day

Min: 15 – Max. 30

Participants in this course will review and discuss Federal law and EEOC guidelines on sexual harassment within the workplace, e.g., quid pro quo and hostile environment. This course addresses the supervisor’s role in establishing an environment that prevents unwelcome conduct of a verbal or physical sexual nature that constitutes sexual harassment, sexually harassing behaviors, and a sexually hostile work environment. The course lays out the importance of supervisors as leaders, making clear, in both actions and words, that they care about how their employees treat one another. The course provides best practice methods for managers and supervisors to use that help to establish a culture and climate of dignity and respect, especially as it relates to employees as coworkers. Participants review and discuss how to identify problems early and work to resolve issues based upon the nature and extent of the problem with an appropriate response at the appropriate level. Participants will understand that a harasser’s contributions to the organization are likely to be diminished by behavior that hurts morale, how these behaviors demonstrate a lack of ethics, and how a lack of consistency can give the appearance of a double standard. Participants will also review and discuss techniques to use that help managers and supervisors talk effectively about sexual harassment issues with employees, experiencers, and perpetrators. The course guides participants through learning objectives via case studies and role-plays that enable them to analyze their leadership role in creating an environment to prevent, recognize, and resolve sexual harassment and hostile environment issues.
Course Objectives:

  • Educate participants on the definition of sexual harassment and hostile environment conduct under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and EEOC guidelines.
  • Educate participants on the importance of leadership in creating a culture and climate of dignity and respect.
  • Educate participants on how explicit or implicit sexual harassment conduct can affect an individual’s employment, unreasonably interfere with an individual’s work performance, or create an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment, and how these behaviors can adversely impact overall organizational performance.
  • Educate participants on how to identify problems early and work to resolve issues with an appropriate response at the appropriate level.
  • Educate participants on best practice methods that help to establish a culture and climate of dignity and respect, especially as it relates to employees as coworkers.
  • Educate participants on how to discuss sexual harassment with employees, experiencers, and perpetrators.

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Course Title:

Leadership Skills for Preventing and Responding to Workplace Harassment and Hostile Environments

ID: NALLC003

Duration: Day

Min: 15 – Max. 30

Today’s leaders at all levels need essential leadership skills to successfully prevent and respond to harassment and a hostile environment within their workplace. This course provides managers and supervisors with skills that help them effectively evaluate their work environment in terms of climate, culture, and levels of risk related to conduct that harms individuals and creates a hostile environment, to include harassing behaviors, sexual offenses, and bullying. Participants will learn how to use this information to effectively lead and establish a safer, healthier work environment. Skills taught will include effective tactics for setting and enforcing expectations and standards for a climate of respect. Participants will learn essential lessons in how to communicate what is expected of all employees so that they feel safe and supported; bystanders feel confident to safely intervene or report; potential offenders recognize that offending in the work environment will not be tolerated or ignored; and offenders understand that engaging in inappropriate conduct has consequences. Participants will review and discuss how to identify problems early and work to resolve issues based upon the nature and extent of the problem with an appropriate response at the appropriate level. Participants will learn key response skills to minimize an experiencer’s trauma; promote faith and confidence in leadership and the organization’s response capabilities; and help ensure that experiencers recognize their value and acceptance as part of a team. Participants will also learn vital techniques for preventing and addressing retaliation so that the workplace remains a safe environment for all members of the workforce after harassment has been reported.

Course Objectives:

  • Educate participants on how effective leaders assess climate, culture, and risk and how to use this information to influence the workplace environment.
  • Educate participants on how effective leaders set and enforce expectations and standards.
  • Educate participants on how effective leaders communicate about harassment in ways that foster support for all employees, experiencers, encourage bystander reporting and intervention, and discourage offending.
  • Educate participants on how effective leaders help their teams recover when someone on the team has experienced harassment.
  • Educate participants on effective tactics for preventing and addressing retaliation.

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Northport Affiliates, LLC Course Price Schedule (Effective July 1, 2017)
Course Number Skill Category Price
NALLC001 Preventing, Recognizing and Resolving Sexual Harassment for Employees

$6,750.00

NALLC002 Sexual Harassment Prevention for Managers and Supervisors

$6,750.00

NALLC003 Leadership Skills for Preventing and Responding to Workplace Harassment and Hostile Environments

$6,750.00

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