University of Wisconsin–Madison

Bystander Intervention: Refining Your Skillset

Course Description

Intended for individuals who have completed the Bystander Intervention: Stepping In with Care and Confidence workshop, this Learning Lab is designed to reinforce skills and continue to build confidence stepping in as a means to build healthy, inclusive, and engaging workplaces.

You will have the opportunity to practice multiple intervention options learned in Bystander Intervention: Stepping in with Care and Confidence through real-life scenarios, and will leave equipped with options to interrupt and improve concerning workplace situations when they arise.

Why should you attend?

  • Reinforce your ability to assess a situation and confidently select an effective intervention option for the situation.
  • Practice skills that build confidence and increase motivation to identify, intervene, and interrupt behaviors that negatively impact the workplace.
  • Practice options for effectively intervening and improving negative situations through the 4D’s of Stepping In framework, using relevant case scenarios.

To make the most of this workshop, participants are required to first attend the follow workshop:


UW–Madison Faculty and Staff




Tamie Klumpyan, Learning and Talent Development, Office of Human Resources


Engagement, Inclusion, Diversity


This course is part of the Inclusion@UW program.