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New UMass Anti-Bullying Workshops

As the campus campaign to address bullying in the UMass workplace enters the educational phase, Labor/Management Workplace Education and Workplace Learning & Development are teaming up to provide you with an wide array of workshops and courses on the topic, including:

Introduction to Workplace Bullying  
Thursday, Nov. 19, 804-08 Campus Center, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 168C Campus Center and Tuesday, Dec. 15, all are 10 a.m.-12 p.m.  Spring 2016 workshops (locations to be announced):  Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-12, March 10, 10 a.m.-12, April 1, 10 a.m.-12, May 17, 1-3 p.m., June 8, 1-3 p.m.

All new faculty and staff need to take an Anti-Bullying Workshop, jointly offered by Labor/Management Workplace Education and Workplace Learning & Development. If you are a recent UMass employee, please sign up for this introductory workshop; in it you will learn how to define workplace bullying and the UMass/Amherst campus procedures and resources to address bullying and create a respectful workplace. Co-facilitated by LMWEP and WLD

Becoming an Active Bystander- Stopping Workplace Bullying
Tuesday, April 26, 1 to 4 p.m., Campus Center 805-09

Have you seen behavior that hurts or undermines other staff? Do you want to help create a campus community where everyone is respected? Join us for a class that will help you stop and change hurtful behavior. Instead of being a passive bystander—wondering what to say or do—learn new skills for change and empowerment, and become an active bystander. This class is offered once this semester. Co-taught by Leslie Fraser and Melissa Scheid Frantz

Click here to register.

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