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Workplace Investigation Certificate - Calgary

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Tuesday , Apr 21 ,2020 at 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday , Apr 22 ,2020 at 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday , Apr 23 ,2020 at 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
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April 21, 2020
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Member: $450/day or $1250 for all 3 Days | Non-Member: $525/day or $1500 for all 3 Days
CPHR Alberta Office - Calgary
Catering will be provided during the event

*Attending this event counts as 7 CPD hours/day - please save the confirmation of attendance email for your CPD log. 

*Please review our Cancellation Policy before registering

About the Event

Day 1 -  Workplace Investigations Training - The Fundamentals

This workshop provides the participant with the basic skills required to conduct a successful workplace investigation. Topics and modules include:

  • Fundamental principles of successful investigations
  • Investigator skills, emotional intelligence, and bias recognition
  • Investigation planning
  • Evidence identification, collection and preservation
  • Basic interviewing techniques (theory)
  • Evidence analysis
  • Findings
  • Note taking
  • Report writing

Day 2 - Workplace Investigations Training - Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Psycho-Social Violence

This workshop provides the participant with an understanding of the introductory skills required to conduct a successful investigation into allegations of psycho-social violence in the workplace. Topics include:

  • Fundamentals of psychological health and safety
  • Legal implications -  Occupational Health and Safety Act,  Human Rights Act, Employment and   Labour law and standards
  • Definitions and Differences :  Harassment, Discrimination, Bullying, Violence, Threat Assessments, Sexual violence, cyber-bullying
  •  Identifying the elements of the psycho-social misconduct
  • Identifying the test to come to a finding on a psycho-social misconduct allegation
  • Identifying the difficulties and landmines specific to investigations psycho-social misconduct (he said/she said)
  •  Case Studies and analysis

Day 3 - Workplace Investigations Training - Advanced

This workshop is designed for practitioners who have taken Day One and Day Two, or who have substantial experience and training in workplace investigations. Topics include:

  •  Advanced interviewing techniques and skills (theory and practice)
  •  Trauma informed interviewing
  •  Conducting Credibility Assessments (critical on a he said/she said) 
  •  Identifying Aggravating and Mitigating factors in an investigation
  •  Case Study and Role Playing

About the Speaker

Bob Stenhouse

Bob Stenhouse has been conducting, overseeing and case managing investigations for over 35 years.  First as an organized crime, undercover and homicide investigator in the RCMP, and later as a human rights and workplace investigations consultant.  Bob then spent ten years as the leader of a Corporate Investigations Unit for Alberta Health Services ( largest employer in Alberta and highly unionized ) - where he and his team conducted the most complex and high risk investigations into internal workplace misconduct across the Province.  Bob has developed investigations courses and training for hundreds of HR practitioners in western Canada in Workplace Investigations, Harassment, Bullying and Violence investigations, Psychological Safety.

Bob's workshops have been unanimously rated as excellent.  Bob is a passionate, engaging, and seasoned instructor and facilitator and is committed to ensuring that participants are getting the most out of their training experience. Bob has stories and case studies that will illuminate the investigative concepts in real and tangible ways, plus there are lots of laughs to be had along the way. 

In the words of a recent participant in Bob's advanced investigations training " I have taken training workshops for almost forty years, this training has been, by far, the best I have ever had."


  • 8:30 am to 9:00 am Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Workshop Presentation
  • 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Workshop Presentation
  • 4:30 pm Workshop Concludes {certificates will be provided}


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