In the spirit of the new year, Ashley Virtue covers the art of letting go so that you can focus your attention and energy on things that are more fulfilling.
It's a new year! That means it's the perfect time to implement new skills and start the year off with the courage and passion for civil dialogue. Happy New Year from all of us at NCRC!
- well it's New Years Eve and as we look back on the last year it's impossible to ignore the fact that the me too movement has been a huge impact on our year and so as we round out the year and round out our month talking about bystander intervention and bystander communication we just really want to encourage you to take some of maybe the new skills and new things that you've been thinking about and start the year off with the courage and the passion to be an active bystander we have a quote from a workplace bullying expert that we think sums up perfectly the thinking around bystander intervention she says the term bystander connotes being a passive observer you are an active participant each time you choose not to step in each choice and not getting involved is reinforcing the behavior making you not an innocent bystander but an active reinforcer so keep that in mind encourage you to get training and bystander communication talk with others about it share your thoughts about it and of course we are always here as a resource for you thank you so much and we will see you in 2019
Bystander intervention training is one of the most effective ways to empower employees to address and prevent harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Ashley Virtue, Dir. of External Relations, explains how empowering your employees with effective tools and bystander intervention tactics can stop inappropriate behavior before it rises to the level of unlawful harassment.
Harassment falls on a spectrum, and some types of harassment are easier to spot than others. Microaggressions--whether they be intentional or not--- can still be hurtful. Have you ever been guilty of using one?
Bystanders are the ones who see issues of harassment and bullying happening, and they're the ones who can change the direction of a situation. This week, we focus on the reasons why bystanders might not intervene.