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Intersections between Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment and Bullying

Presented by Margaret MacPherson
Date: March 16th, 2016

Employers have responsibility to protect workers from all forms of workplace violence. Recent Ontario legislation has strengthened the Occupational Health and Safety Act to address both harassment and domestic violence. The webinar will look at how we have arrived at Bill 132.

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Domestic Violence in the Workplace - The abusive partner at work

Presented by Margaret MacPherson
Date: March 2, 2016

Recent studies tell us domestic violence has significant impacts for employers of both the victim and offender. The webinar will look at the complexity of addressing domestic violence when the abusive partner and/or couple work together in the same workplace.

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  3. Additional Resources:
    International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
    Intervening to Prevent Repeat Offending Among Moderate- to High-Risk Domestic Violence Offencers: A Second-Responder Program for Men
    Katreena Scott, Lisa Heslop, Tim Kelly and Kate Wiggins

    What About the Men? Finding effective strategies for engaging abusive men and preventing the reoccurence or escalation of violence against women.
    Marcie Campbell and Peter Jaffe. Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children

Taking a Whole Company Approach on Domestic Violence

Presented by Margaret MacPherson
Date: February 10, 2016

Domestic violence is defined as a workplace hazard under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Legislation. The webinar will discuss why a whole company approach is needed to prepare everyone to ‘recognize, respond and refer’ before situations arise. Is your organization ready to take safe and effective action?

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Domestic Violence in the Workplace - An Introduction: What everyone needs to know...

Presented by Margaret MacPherson
Date: April 7th & 14th 2015

This free, one-hour scenario based training helped participants:
  • Recognize warning signs and risk
  • Respond to risk safely and effectively in a variety of settings and situations
  • Refer to internal and/or external experts
  • Report workplace hazards related to domestic violence

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