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Anxiety and fear surrounding COVID-19 can be overwhelming for employers, employees, families and the community as a whole. As we work to flatten the curve for COVID-19, another wave is coming—COVID-19 mental health crisis.
Annually 8 million work days are lost due to intimate partner violence. That is the equivalent of 35,000 full time jobs. This four-part series provided by Harmony House offers training, downloadable resources and community resources available to help owners, managers and workplace colleagues learn how to recognize and respond if an employee is experiencing intimate partner violence. This first session explains what intimate partner violence is and is not, as well as describes the seven forms of abuse: physical, sexual, psychological, emotional, spiritual, legal and financial/economic. Also download helpful information and tools to address intimate partner violence in your company.
Part 2 of the Harmony House workplace training series delves into intimate partner violence risks and costs in the workplace. Rachel Carter, prevention education coordinator at Harmony House, shares local stories from a business owner and victim to illustrate some of the signs, symptoms and appropriate ways to address intimate partner violence in the workplace. Also download helpful information and tools to address intimate partner violence in your company.
Part 3 of the Harmony House workplace training series examines red flags you should look for if you suspect somebody is the victim of intimate partner violence and provides useful information about what to say and what not to say. Also download helpful information and tools to address intimate partner violence in your company.
Part 4 of the Harmony House workplace training series connects you with local and national resources and organizations to share with employees. Download model company policies that address everything from prevention to emergency response plans in the case that a perpetrator brings intimate partner violence to your workplace.
This complete employer toolkit includes four training videos totaling less than 30 minutes, access to model company policies, downloadable informational posters, links to national and local resources and much more. Learn how to prevent and address intimate partner violence to not only support your employees but also protect and improve your business
As humans we know our brains need to feel safe, first and foremost, which is why we physically distanced and made such drastic changes to our daily routines in recent months.
But we also need to be heard, to have the opportunity to name our struggles and have them witnessed. It also is incredibly important to be compassionate with ourselves, as family members, employees, supervisors, or business owners.
To lead people effectively, it is critical that we are able to manage and understand our own feelings and the feelings of others. When we do this: burnout is lower, the intent to leave a job is reduced and employees are overall less frustrated.
After you take time to pause, breathe and assess how you are feeling through the Rate the Weight scale, the next step is to identify what to do with that feeling and rating. This step is self-care and self-regulation, which is doing the things we each uniquely need to do in order to maintain our happiness, health and the ongoing development of our minds. Learn how to do this for yourself and tips to implement for your team.