Ensuring Employees Well-being
It’s important to ensure the well-being of employees who are experiencing domestic violence, and their co-workers. To support employees, it is necessary to listen to the employee, support the employee, and guide him or her to various services.
It is important to be able to recognize the warning signs of domestic violence, as well as abusive behaviour, and understand the risk factors for domestic abuse.
All workers should have an understanding of their legal responsibilities and know how to respond appropriately.
Workers should be aware of the services available to them, both within the organization and within the community.
Workers should be aware of the formal and informal procedures in regard to reporting suspected or actual domestic violence.