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
  • Creating an inclusive community for individuals who identify as LGBTQ
  • 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 discusses what it means to identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer (LGBTQ) and how to create a more inclusive culture within the UGA community for LGBTQ-identified students, faculty and staff. This course counts as an elective toward the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate.

To register, please go to: http://www.hr.uga.edu/training.

PresentersMeg Evans, Director, LGBT Resource Center & Clare Norins, Assistant Director, Equal Opportunity Office

Event date:
05/11/2016 - 9:00am

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 in the SAR Protocol include: how to respond in a manner that supports a survivor in the disclosure and recovery process; available resources on campus and in the greater community for sexual assault survivors, including confidential support resources; mandatory reporting for all persons in a position of authority (e.g., faculty, administrators, supervisors, etc.) who receive any disclosure of sexual assault; and options for investigation by law enforcement and/or the Equal Opportunity Office/Title IX Coordinator. This program is recommended for all UGA faculty and staff members. 

To register, please go to: http://www.hr.uga.edu/training.

Presenter: Jarmon DeSadier, Investigator/Trainer, Equal Opportunity Office

NOTE: This program is also available to individual departments and units upon request by contacting the Equal Opportunity Office/Title IX Coordinator at (706) 542-7912 or ugaeoo@uga.edu.

Event date:
06/02/2016 - 3:00pm

This is an interactive, introductory course on the University's Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (NDAH) Policy that explains the practical applications of the Policy – what kind of conduct the Policy prohibits, the reporting responsibilities of University employees, and discusses case studies.  Topics covered include: to who and where the NDAH Policy applies; definitions of discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment; what to do if you have knowledge that discrimination or harassment is occurring or has occurred; mandatory reporting obligations for persons in positions of authority; and EOO procedures for responding to and/or investigating complaints under the NDAH Policy. This course will also briefly discuss the USG Sexual Misconduct Policy, which becomes effective July 1, 2016.  This course is recommended for all University employees and counts as an elective toward the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate.  

To register, please go to: http://www.hr.uga.edu/training

Presenter: Jarmon DeSadier, Investigator/Trainer, Equal Opportunity Office

Event date:
06/10/2016 - 10:00am