Training

Equal Opportunity Office staff members are available to provide training upon request to any University department or student, faculty or employee group.  Training topics include:

  • Introduction to the Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (NDAH) Policy 
  • Accommodating persons with disabilities
  • Understanding sexual consent at UGA
  • UGA's sexual assault response protocol for University employees
  • What to do if you, or someone you know, has been sexually assaulted
  • Other NDAH-related topics upon request

To schedule a training, please contact the EOO at ugaeoo@uga.edu or (706) 542-7912.

Additionally, at least twice each quarter, the Equal Opportunity Office offers through UGA’s Training and Development Center an introductory course on the Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (NDAH) Policy that explains the practical applications of the policy and the reporting responsibilities of University employees. Attending this training counts as an elective toward the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate. To register, please go to: http://www.hr.uga.edu/training.

The attached PDF file also identifies sexual violence awareness and prevention programs that are available at UGA through the EOO and other offices on campus.

 

Upcoming Training Events

This class will discuss the University’s compliance obligations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act relating to UGA students and employees with disabilities; the respective responsibilities of the person with a disability and the University for requesting and obtaining accommodations and the associated procedures; the respective roles of UGA’s Disability Resource Center, Human Resources and the Equal Opportunity Office in responding to requests for accommodations and insuring legal compliance; and examples of reasonable accommodations.  

Location & Time: UGA Training & Development Center, 9-11 am   

Register at: http://www.hr.uga.edu/training

Event date:
02/18/2015 - 9:00am

This class will discuss the University’s SART Protocol for responding to disclosures of sexual violence and sexual assault by students or other University community members.  Issues addressed in the SART Protocol include: available campus and community resources for sexual assault survivors, addressing safety & medical concerns of survivors, which University employees have confidentiality, mandatory reporting for all non-confidential University employees, and options for investigation by law enforcement and/or the Equal Opportunity Office.

Location & Time: UGA Training & Development Center, 9-10 am   

Register at: http://www.hr.uga.edu/training

Event date:
02/19/2015 - 9:00am

An interactive, introductory course that explains the practical applications of the Policy, the mandatory reporting obligations of University employees, and discusses case studies.   Topics covered include: when, where and to whom the policy applies; definitions and examples of discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment;  what to do if a student discloses sexual assault; EOO procedures for responding to and/or investigating discrimination and harassment reports; certain prohibited consensual relationships; and non-retaliation.  

This training counts as an elective course in UGA's Diversity & Inclusion Certificate program.   

Location & Time: UGA Training & Development Center, 1-3 pm   

Register at: http://www.hr.uga.edu/training

Event date:
02/24/2015 - 1:00pm