Diversity Training Opportunities
COA Reporting Requirement: Rather than mandate a specific training, COA asks you to comply by recording training you have been to already or attend any training that fits your needs and interests and enhances your knowledge/understanding of diversity, civil rights or sexual harassment.
Equal Access and Equal Opportunity / Harassment and Discrimination Prevention and Response:
- EA/EO Faculty and Staff Online Program
- Complete Modules 1 and 2 of the Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative.
Please view each of the training modules. Be sure to complete the corresponding certification quizzes in WebCert by following the instructions on the Certification page.
Advanced Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Workshops
These sessions focus on ensuring all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity to create an environment free from disability-related discrimination and harrassment. NOTE: The Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative Module 2 – Americans with Disabilities Act online training is a pre-requisite for the advanced sessions.
There are two advanced sessions offered:
- The supervisor’s session provides a brief review of the ADA and then focuses on a supervisor’s responsibilities with regard to the law including:
- Reasonable accommodations: recognizing requests, documenting requests, maintaining confidentiality
- Maintaining accurate job descriptions
- Upholding equitable performance and conduct standards
- The general session provides a brief review of the ADA, an overview of the reasonable accommodation process, the employee’s responsibilities with regard to the law, and specific campus resources available for guidance.
The workshops are 60 minutes in length and limited to 40 participants per session. Use the following link to register for the sessions listed above: schedule of university wide sessions.
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention and Response
This session is to educate faculty, staff, and students on their responsibilities regarding sexual harassment and child sexual abuse; to familiarize faculty, students, and staff with University policy and practices focusing on sexual harassment and child sexual abuse; and to foster safe and respectful University environments to better protect students, faculty and staff from incidents of sexual harassment and abuse.
Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative
The Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative supports employees and supervisors in understanding employment related issues such as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other University leave policies, overtime rates, discrimination, harassment, and disability awareness and accommodations. Participation in this program helps units meet the criteria for the new insurance deductible reduction offered by Risk Management. Participants will complete four training modules and corresponding certification quizzes. For more information please visit the Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative website.
Campus Security Authority Training
The Campus Security Authority Training helps individuals understand the Clery Act and their roles and responsibilities as a Campus Security Authority or CSA in reporting Clery Act crimes to campus police. For more information please visit the Clery Act Compliance Guide for CSAs website.