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 program will discuss UGA’s Sexual Assault Response Protocol for appropriately responding to disclosures of sexual misconduct, including sexual violence and sexual assault, by students or other University community members.  Issues addressed include: manners of responding that support a survivor in the disclosure and recovery process, available resources on campus and in the greater community for sexual assault survivors, addressing safety and medical concerns of survivors, which University employees have confidentiality and which do not, identification of mandatory reporters (who include faculty, administrators and all persons in a position of authority) and the information they are required to disclose, and options for investigation by law enforcement and/or the Equal Opportunity Office/Title IX Coordinator.  

Event date:
04/22/2015 - 9:00am

An interactive, introductory program that explains the practical applications of the NDAH 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 University Community member discloses sexual assault; EOO procedures for responding to and/or investigating discrimination and harassment reports; certain prohibited consensual relationships; and non-retaliation.

Event date:
05/11/2015 - 2:00pm

This program will discuss UGA’s Sexual Assault Response Protocol for appropriately responding to disclosures of sexual misconduct, including sexual violence and sexual assault, by students or other University community members.  Issues addressed include: manners of responding that support a survivor in the disclosure and recovery process, available resources on campus and in the greater community for sexual assault survivors, addressing safety and medical concerns of survivors, which University employees have confidentiality and which do not, identification of mandatory reporters (who include faculty, administrators and all persons in a position of authority) and the information they are required to disclose, and options for investigation by law enforcement and/or the Equal Opportunity Office/Title IX Coordinator.

Event date:
05/19/2015 - 2:00pm