During this webinar, Eve Fichtner will discuss self-education, interview preparation, and practical interviewing tips to elicit credible information from a child witness, while avoiding leading or tainting the witness testimony. Participants will gain awareness of general development stages and competency of a child witness.
When there is an overlap between a workplace investigation and a potential criminal investigation by law enforcement, there are a host of tricky issues. This webinar will highlight these challenges for investigators, discussing different approaches for different types of cases, and provide guidance about how and when to work in concert with law enforcement, and when to move ahead on our own.
This webinar will take you through the report writing process, beginning to end. We’ll provide practical tips to help you focus your report, include necessary elements, strengthen your writing, and sharpen your analysis.
Understanding and navigating biases is critical to the work we do as investigators. This program will:
Review implicit bias and confirmation bias and its impact on investigators
Define and give examples of microaggressions and discuss the challenges of investigating them
Discuss how investigators can increase their cultural competency.
Attendees will learn about how investigation firms have weathered the current environment including how their investigators have adapted to stay at home orders. Predictions as to how investigations will be changed will help prepare attendees for the post-COVID-19 environment.
During the course of this webinar, a panel of experienced workplace investigators will take AWI members’ questions. Panelists, Lisa Bowman, Dinamary Horvath, and Judy Mims, will bring their unique perspectives and experiences as external, internal, and private workplace investigators to the issues facing AWI members today.
During the course of this webinar, we will explore some classic cases for using social media to enhance workplace investigations – both large and small and discuss the ethics and limitations around this approach.
By the end of this webinar, participants will: learn the new risk drivers for virtual and remote workplace wrongdoing, explore the extension of the “workplace” and employers’ harassment and violence protection obligations to their employees, and understand what types of investigations they will be called upon to do under the “new normal.”