Bystander Intervention Training
Available from Diversity Builder, Inc.
Bystander Intervention Training is the single most action-oriented diversity class to equip employees, manager and leadership with the skills to start shifting culture.
According to the EEOC, bystander intervention training the missing piece to effectively address microaggressions, inappropriate jokes, biased comments, create safe respectful workplaces, and prevent workplace harassment.
It is important to engage bystanders to intervene when hurtful communication, behavior, or unwelcoming environments occur in the workplace.
Take Bystander Intervention training online, webinar, or onsite.
So what is bystander intervention training and why is it critical to successful cultures of belonging?
Definition of Bystander Intervention
It is recognizing a potentially harmful or hurtful interaction and responding in a way intended to positively influence the outcome.
Diversity Builder offers a communication model for employees to use when microaggressions, biased behaviors, or inappropriate humor is used at work.
When employees feel empowered to speak up when a harmful behavior or discussion takes place change happens. With effective tools, communication techniques and support of leadership, bystanders can intervene and stop non-inclusive behavior before it results in an EEOC complaint.
Diversity Builder will share viable techniques for use in different scenarios using thoughtful responses, I-statements, distractions, effective questioning techniques and other strategies.