Respect is the Word – Join the Conversation
Please join us on October 15 to learn more about NIH
research on the biological aspects of violence, the latest NIH-funded
discoveries on domestic violence, how domestic violence and bullying impact the
workplace, and resources available to assist those that need it. We encourage
you to attend any and all sessions that interest you or you may view the event
live at http://videocast.nih.gov.
This event will be held in Building 31, C-wing 6th floor,
Room 10 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Please contact Patrick McGrady at 301-402-9422
or firstname.lastname@example.org for
9:30 am – 10:00 am.
Welcome & Perspective: What Brings Us Here.
Dr. Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health.
10:00 am – 10:45 am.
Why We Behave the Way We Do.
Dr. David Ted George, M.D.
Senior Staff Scientist, NIAAA.
10:45 am – 11:30 am.
NIH-funded Research and Discoveries on Domestic Violence.
Dr. Valerie Maholmes, Ph.D., CAS.
Chief, Pediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch,
11:30 am – 12:30 pm.
Lunch Break & NIH Resources Outreach Tables in
Building 31 Cafeteria.
Resources include: The Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
NIH Civil Program; Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI); Office of
the Ombudsman; and the NIH Police.
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm.
Addressing Workplace Bullying.
Danny Dickerson, Accessibility Consultant, EDI.
Jessica Hawkins, M.S., NIH Civil Coordinator, Office of
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm.
Domestic Violence Doesn’t Work: DV in the Workplace -
Indicators, Prevalence, Dynamics & Resources.
Lisa Nitsch, Director of Clinical Services &
Education, House of Ruth Maryland.
Free and confidential drop-in consultation &
counseling services are available at the NIH Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
in Building 31, Room B2B57 between 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on October 15, 2014 if
you would like to discuss your concerns regarding bullying and domestic
violence with a licensed mental health professional. You can also schedule an
appointment with the EAP at 301-496-3164 if you would like to discuss your
concerns in greater depth or to talk about another issue. For more information,
please visit http://www.ors.od.nih.gov/sr/dohs/EAP/Pages/index.aspx.
Confidential consultations can also be scheduled with the
NIH Office of the Ombudsman at 301-594-7231. For more information about their
services, please visit http://ombudsman.nih.gov/.