The Psychosocial Impact of Whistleblower Retaliation
What happens when a person uncovers wrongdoing in an organization? Join me with guest Jackie Garrick as we discuss the realities of what whistleblowers face -Devaluing, Marginalization, Shunning, Gaslighting, Mobbing, Double Binding, Blacklisting, Accusations, Threats, Violence, and expensive court cases that drag out for a decade. Learn how one woman is uniting a global network of Whistleblowers to harness their collective wisdom and strength to find justice and healing.
Founder, Whistleblowers of America
Workplace Promise Institute
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WHISTLEBLOWER RETALIATION CHECKLIST: A NEW INSTRUMENT FOR IDENTIFYING RETALIATORY TACTICS AND THEIR PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACTS AFTER AN EMPLOYEE DISCLOSES WORKPLACE WRONGDOING | Published in Crisis, Stress, and Human Resilience: An International Journal (crisisjournal.org)
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About the Guest:
Jacqueline Garrick, LCSW-C, BCETS, SHRM-CP, WPA
Ms. Garrick founded Whistleblowers of America and developed the Whistleblower Retaliation Checklist© to identify negative psychosocial impacts on victimized employees and provide forensic testimony. She is on the Boards of Equideum and Parrhesia (devoted to whistleblower research) and Brighton Marine (a homeless program in Boston). She has taught at University of Southern California, School of Social Work and has supervised interns from the University of West Florida
Previously, she served as a US Army Officer and in executive positions at the American Legion and the Departments of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Defense (DoD) and with the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. Her areas of expertise include policy and program development for disabled veterans/wounded warriors, mental health and suicide prevention, transition assistance, and military survivors.
Ms. Garrick is a published authored, media source, and an international public speaker having also worked on projects in the former Soviet Union, for the US military in Germany and Afghanistan, and the World Health Organization in Switzerland. She is a social work master’s graduate from Temple University with additional training at Johns Hopkins and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is a licensed social worker in MD and is credentialed through the Society for Human Resource Management, a Board-Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress and Whistleblower Protection Advocate.