This course was specially designed for small business owners to learn how to create a family friendly workplace where you can increase employee recruitment, engagement and retention while fostering an inclusive culture. This self-paced course will guide learners on creating an employee handbook framework focused on family friendly workplace policies. This self-paced course will guide learners on creating a employee handbook framework focused on family friendly workplace policies.



This easy-to-navigate course is being released at a time when businesses owners are seeing high numbers of employees leaving their jobs following the economic trend known as the Great Resignation. It is imperative for businesses to learn these important tools to support employees. Although developed for small business owners, this course is equally beneficial for larger organizations to educate their existing HR teams on all family friendly related policies.

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  Module 1 - WELCOME
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  Module 2 - Paid Leave Policies
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  Module 3 - Health Support Policies
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  Module 4 - Work Schedule Policies
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  Module 5 - Economic Support Policies
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  Module 6 - Pay Equity Policies
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This program is valid for 5.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Family Friendly New Mexico is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.


The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

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Get Small Business Early Bird Pricing – $395 (code EARLYBIZ)
Get HR Professional Early Bird Pricing – $395 (code EARLYHR)