CAW Bystander training background
Friday 26th August 2022

Half Day EVENT | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

This interactive session equips County Court judges to transform from ‘bystander’ to ‘upstander’ in responding to and preventing sexual harassment and bullying.

This event is for County Court of Victoria and by invitation only.

Developed in collaboration with En Masse workplace consultants – who provided complementary training to all Courts Services Victoria staff – this interactive session for County Court judges provides an opportunity to discuss strategies for responding to both perpetrators and complainants, and to consider how to maintain a culture in which sexual harassment and other inappropriate behaviours are prevented.  

This event is by invitation only.

For further information please contact


En Masse
Mark Dean
Mark is a qualified lawyer and the founder and CEO of workplace behaviour change company, En Masse which provides training that aims to eliminate sexual harassment, bullying and other harmful behaviours across CSV's workplaces. Mark has a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne and continues his post-graduate research in the field of brain and mind sciences through Sydney Medical School where he focuses on translating technical neuroscience research into practical tools for preventing and managing the impacts of stress and trauma on people's brains, bodies and behaviours.
En Masse
Erica Edmands
With degrees in law and labour relations / economics from University of Melbourne and accreditation in Genos Emotional Intelligence, Erica is a sought after facilitator, commentator and speaker. She specialises in diversity, mental health / wellbeing and resilience. Erica has appeared on ABC radio and television; written opinion pieces for major newspapers and journals; and has spoken / chaired conferences across Australasia. Erica is a contributing author to published texts on mental health in the workplace and resilience.

Event resources.

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    Judicial Conduct Guideline on Sexual Harassment

    The Judicial Commission of Victoria’s guideline spell out that sexual harassment is a form of improper conduct for judicial officers, identifies the types of behaviour that may constitute sexual harassment, and provides information on complaint pathways concerning sexual harassment. The guideline also contains information on improper personal relationships that can arise between judicial officers and others.
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    Sexual harassment resources.

    These resources form part of the campaign to eliminate sexual harassment in Victorian courts and VCAT.
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