BF Papers and Presentations

National and International Papers and Presentations



Workplace Bullying and Harassment – 2013 JILPT Seminar on Workplace Bullying and Hara

A Restorative Workplaces Program, a response to workplace bullying, International institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP), Pennsylvania, USA. October 2013, accepted for presentation


Coming Together is a beginning, Staying together is progress, Working Together is Success.  Canadian Convention Centres Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 13, 2013


Addressing Workplace Bullying and Harassment in Canada, Research Legislation and Stakeholder Overview: Profiling a Union program. The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training (JILPT) International Seminar on Workplace Bullying and Harassment, Tokyo, Japan, February 27-28, 2013, Presentation and Paper


Ua Zensen, presentation to Japan’s largest union detailing the working Toward Bully-Free Workplaces  Program, February 26, 2013



Acceptance for Continuing Education Unit Credit (CEC’s) Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.  Bully Free Workplace Awareness Session = 2 credit hours

  • Development of Facilitator Competencies


Working Toward bully-Free Workplaces On-Line, Canadian Council on Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), Innovations Showcase, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 28-30, 2012-


18th Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference, October 21-25, 2012, Montreal, Canada

  • Qualitative Evaluation and Analysis Influencing Ongoing Program Development.  Poster and Abstract-PDF
  • Quantitative to Qualitative Evaluation of a Unique Union Program, Poster and Abstract-PDF
  • The role of Perceived Injustice in Qualitative Evaluation of a Bully-Free Workplaces Program, Poster and Abstract-PDF


Working Toward Bully-Free Workplaces: an Innovative approach addressing workplace Violence in Nova Scotia Health Care. Third International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector, Vancouver, October 23-26, 2012, Workshop and PAPER-PDF


8th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment, Denmark, June 2012,

  • From Facilitation to Train the Trainer in delivering a Bully-Free Workplace Program, Poster and Abstract-PDF
  • Workplace Bullying, and Union Role in Restorative Practices, Poster and Abstract-PDF
  • WORKPLACE BULLYING, AND UNION ROLE IN RESTORATIVE PRACTICES Susan J. Coldwell, BA, MTS, MTh, Bully Free Workplace Coordinator; Joan Jessome, President, Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union; Zita Hildebrandt, Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union , PAPER-PDF


Using a mixed method evaluation of a unique program, Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) Conference, Valuing Difference, Halifax, May 2012, Abstract -PDF


Addressing Workplace Bullying and Repairing Psychological Harm.  Are we there yet?  Safety Services, Nova Scotia, Aware – NS, Halifax, March 2012, Workshop and Abstract-PDF



Working Toward Bully-Free Workplaces, Workplace Integration of New Nurses (WINN), National Conference, Halifax, December 2011, Presentation


Naming Workplace Bullying as an act of violence, International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, June 25, 2011, Poster and Abstract-PDF


Workplace Bullying, Naming the Problem, a first intervention in healing and workplace restoration International Institute for Restorative Workplace Practices Conference, Halifax, June 17, 2011, Abstract-PDF


Bullying in the Workplace, addressing a health concern, Safety Services, Nova Scotia, Aware – NS, Halifax, March 2011, Workshop, Abstract-PDF

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