Bullying in the Workplace

Bullying in the Workplace

03-06-19 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center
Address: 5407 N University St, Poplar 100, Peoria, IL 61614
5407 N University St, Poplar 100, Peoria, IL 61614


Michael J. Oyer, Director
Illinois Central College-North Campus-Poplar Hall
Office P100
Classroom P101
5407 N. University Street P100
Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: jswan@icc.edu
Heather Grove: hgrove@icc.edu

Bullying in the Workplace

Instructor: Gail Sullivan

March 6, 2019
8am – 4pm

Class will meet in our classroom (above)
Enrollment Deadline: February 26, 2018
Course Size: Minimum -15, Maximum – 64
Course Objective

This training has been designed with the purpose of addressing the issue of workplace bullying behavior. Workplace bullying is repeated, harmful, mistreatment of one or more persons by one or more perpetrators. It is abusive behavior within the workplace that threatens, intimidates or sabotages employees in the course of successfully completing their work duties. This pervasive behavior adversely effects individuals and companies alike.

Course Content

The goal of this training is to assist participants in being able to identify, address workplace-bullying behaviors and develop a personal and organizational plan to reduce this violence.

  • To be able to identify workplace bullying
  • To understand the motivation of workplace bullies
  • To be familiar with the early signs of bullying
  • To be able to identify who gets targeted as a victim
  • To be able to develop a three stage Target Action Plan
  • To recognize the relation to other violent phenomena
  • To distinguish the difference between workplace bullying and personality conflicts
Instructor Biography

Gail Sullivan is a 1978 graduate of Loyola University of Chicago holding an undergraduate degree in Sociology. In 1986, she was awarded a Masters of Arts degree from DePaul University of Chicago in Human Services, Guidance and Counseling. She has worked in the field of social services in various capacities for more than two decades. Throughout her career, she has addressed the issue of child abuse and its effect upon victims, offenders, families, professionals and society. As an administrator of a child welfare agency, she provided vision and direction for one of the first residential facilities for sexually reactive children in Illinois. She has provided program development that increased the revenue and programs of a nonprofit agency over 300%. She has developed curriculums to meet State standards for professionals who provide intensive emergency services.

Course Certification Information
MTU 7 request for certification of this course has been  approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Mobile In-Service Training Team #7 Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Meets mandatory guidelines set for the following: Human Rights, Legal Update and Procedural Justice