Profile - Gail Pursell Elliott
Gail Pursell Elliott
Gail Pursell Elliott "The Dignity and Respect Lady" Speaker, Author, Trainer and Consultant
Speaker, Author, Trainer and Consultant, nationally recognized expert on Mobbing/Bullying, Gail is a graduate of Penn State University
, did post-graduate education certificate work at the University of South Florida
, and is a member of American Mensa
She founded Innovations "Training With a Can-Do Attitude" ®, located in central Iowa, in 1998.
She has over 25 years of professional experience in administration, recruitment, training, and motivation.
background includes the Health and Human Services Industries with experience in acute care, long term care, hospice, and MH/MR/DD, as well as national recruiting, and personnel consulting.
Gail's teaching and management experience in education has included working with special needs populations, at-risk, alternative education and adult education.
Operating from the basic premise that 'all people want and have the right to be treated with dignity and respect … no exceptions' she
travels nationally to conduct staff and supervisory training for both profit and not-for-profit organizations and a see-it/stop-it/prevent-it approach to emotional abuse in schools and workplaces.
designs sessions upon request to address specific needs and timely issues, and is a featured speaker at conferences as well as a sought after media expert on workplace and school violence.
has been a guest on such programs as MSNBC's
Deborah Norville Tonight, ABC World News Now television programs and the Workplace Violence Today program on talk radio as well as local television news and radio talk programs.
is author of the 2003 book School Mobbing and Emotional Abuse: See It - Stop It - Prevent It with Dignity and Respect, "Food For Thought" - a weekly newsletter that has been distributed internationally by email since 2000, and is co-author of the 1999 book Mobbing: Emotional Abuse in the American Workplace.
articles have appeared not only in printed media, but some can be viewed on the Internet on such sites as the Iowa Business Network
, Motivating Moments, and LivingLifeFully.com She
has created mobbing awareness posters for both schools and workplaces, inspirational posters, and writes and designs all of her
training, motivation, and inspirational materials.
is co-author of the book "Mobbing: Emotional Abuse In the American Workplace," the first book addressing this subject to appear in the United States.
The Power of Dignity and Respect: Insight - Awareness - Personal Power.
Gail Pursell Elliott