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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
8:55 AM - 3:10 PM
LIVE ONLINE ONLY – NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE
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Using live interviews and a case study, practical guidance and real-world analysis, Fran Sepler teaches you the how-to's for:
Investigating employment claims requires planning, strategy, application of specialized skills and understanding the dynamics and evolution of a claim. Learn how to investigate::
Manage Risk – Maximize Resolution!
Seminar attendees will receive a FREE electronic copy of Finding the Facts – What Every Workplace Investigator Needs to Know. This 192-page manual written by Fran Sepler is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to conducting effective and defensible interviews.
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:
Fran Sepler, President of Sepler & Associates, is a renowned investigator, trainer and consultant whose work includes consulting with the EEOC to create a new harassment training program. The author of Finding the Facts – What Every Workplace Investigator Needs to Know, she is a master communicator who teaches lawyers, human resource professionals, business leaders and employee relations professionals how to conduct timely, thorough, fair, credible, neutral investigations.
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8:25 – 8:55 a.m.
8:55 – 9:00 a.m.
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
1. The Structure of an Investigation
Components of a Competent Investigative Process
Organizational Readiness for Investigations – Policies and decisions to have in place today
The Decision to Investigate
2. Planning the Investigation
Attendees participate in creating a plan for the hypothetical case
3. The Investigative Interview
The Anatomy of an Investigative Interview
Special Issues in Interviewing Complainants, Respondents and Witnesses
11:00 – 11:20 a.m.
11:20 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Demonstration Interview: The Reluctant Witness
Demonstration Interview: The Respondent
12:50 – 1:10 p.m.
1:10 – 3:10 p.m.
4. Credibility Assessments
Myths About Lie Detection
Strategies and Mechanics of a Credibility Assessment
How to Evaluate Inherent Truthfulness or Lack Thereof
How to Document Credibility Assessments
5. Making Findings and Preparing Reports
Avoiding the Myth of "Substantiation"
To Recommend or Not to Recommend
Written or Verbal?
6. The Unique Psychological Dynamics of Workplace Claims
Questions & Answers
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
There are no in-person replays.
$245 MSBA members / $245 paralegals / $295 standard rate
Other discounts that may apply:
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or email@example.com.
Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 5.5 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 5.5 credits.
Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 5.5 labor and employment law specialist credits.
This seminar may also qualify for CEU credits. To ensure CEU accreditation, check with the appropriate accreditation organization.