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Traumatic Events: Workplace violence

A workplace robbery or workplace harassment including verbal abuse, physical altercation or aggressive behaviour exhibited by employees and/or customers are all traumatic events. Employees have the right to work in an environment that is free of violence and unacceptable behaviour. Providing expert Traumatic Event Support is an essential part of ensuring employees feel safe in their workplace.

Shepell Traumatic Event Support can provide:
  • On-site meetings with those impacted designed to normalize reaction, minimize post-traumatic stress (PTS)
  • Trauma counselling for those requiring additional support, multiple location capabilities
  • Training on respect in the workplace and traumatic event response protocols for your organization including best practice awareness prevention methods, and investigations
  • Expert materials and communications addressing trauma, resiliency, fear and aftermath coping strategies

“We hired Shepell to support some of our employees who had witnessed a disagreement between their co-workers escalate to a physical altercation in the workplace.”

“Shepell supported our workplace after an incident in which a patron who had withdrawn a large amount of cash, was punched and robbed by another customer.”

If your organization is in need of Traumatic Event Support contact Shepell 24/7/365 by calling 1 855 369-9476. If you are an employee in need of assistance click here.

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