Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Course Code: 2352


This course discusses difficult and highly sensitive topics, such as various forms of harassment, discrimination, and other inappropriate behaviors in the workplace. If you need help processing potentially challenging content, please reach out to the Employee Assistance Program or your HR office for further support.

Domestic violence, or intimate partner violence, is defined as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Domestic abuse happens despite race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or gender, and can often present itself in the workplace.

This training provides you with a foundational understanding of domestic violence policies and procedures in the work environment. You will learn best practices for responding to incidents of domestic violence in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Additionally, you will gain an appreciation of the complexities involved in assisting victims while providing accountability to perpetrators. Using hypothetical situations, you will understand what conduct is appropriate and options to take when faced with sexual assault situations in your agency. 

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

Intended Audience: All audiences.