OUR SERVICES
INVESTIGATIONS
HEARING OFFICER SERVICES
Investigate alleged sexual violence, discrimination/harassment, retaliation, or improper governmental activities, with a focus on protecting the rights of all parties.  Karen has investigated hundreds of complaints, supervised the work of numerous investigators, and provided extensive training in investigation best practices.
Serve as a neutral hearing officer in employee and student discipline matters.  Karen has served as a hearing officer for multiple school district governing boards and personnel commissions in California.  She has experience with employee dismissals, as well as student expulsions, and appeals.
MEDIATION
TRAINING
Assist parties in resolving disputes and repairing relationships through a transformative mediation process in which the parties control the outcome. Karen received her mediation training through the University of California, Irvine Campus Mediation Program, in collaboration with The Center for Community Mediation.  She has mediated for private clients and as part of the Los Angeles Superior Court Mediation Program.
Present training for employees and students on the prevention of harassment, discrimination, and sexual violence. Other workshops include "Confronting Implicit Bias" and "The Science of Effective Teams"
ONE ON ONE COACHING
Work to ensure individuals have a throrough understanding of an organization's policies and expectations. The approach is tailored for the particular organization and context.