Module 7: Understanding Harassment


Congratulations on completing this short course on the introduction of concepts and ideas on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within the work context! We hope you have learned your rights and responsibilities in the workplace as new professionals embarking on your post-graduate journeys.

We hope you have come away from this short course with an understanding that these topics covered are the first steps in the ongoing unlearning and learning process to addressing and responding to issues of discrimination and becoming active participants in integrating equity into their professional and personal lives.


Learning Objectives

Below are the learning outcomes for this that we shared with you in the Introduction section. Please take some time to review the list and see how many outcomes you achieved.

By completing this short course, you should now be able to:

  1. Differentiate between forms of workplace harassment, including bullying and sexual harassment and multi-level risk factors.
  2. Describe human rights and legal frameworks at the international, federal and provincial (Ontario) levels, and the obligations of employers to ensure a safe workplace.
  3. Explain the socio-ecological model that combines individual and organizational risk factors to explain workplace harassment.
  4. Identify the outcomes of workplace harassment, and at least four coping strategies adopted by individuals who have experienced harassment.
  5. Recognize the challenges of launching a formal complaint about workplace harassment.



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