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Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention (Non-Supervisory)

Tuesday,
March 5, 2024
Time:
10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST
Duration:
60 Minutes
Webinar Id:
707660
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Live Version

$145. One Participant
$295. Group Attendees

Recorded Version

$195. One Participant
$395 Group Attendees

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$289 $340   One Participant

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$599 $690   Group Attendees

Group Attendees: Any number of participants

Recorded Version: Unlimited viewing for 6 months ( Access information will be emailed 24 hours after the completion of live webinar)

Overview:

Sexual harassment and discrimination training is a comprehensive educational program designed to raise awareness, provide guidance, and establish preventive measures against inappropriate behaviors in the workplace or educational settings.

This training addresses the complex issues surrounding sexual harassment and discrimination, aiming to create a culture of respect, inclusivity, and equity.

The training typically begins by defining sexual harassment and discrimination, outlining the various forms these behaviors can take, and emphasizing their negative impact on individuals and the overall work or learning environment. Participants learn about legal frameworks and regulations that govern these issues, such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act in the United States and gain an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of both individuals and organizations.

One crucial aspect of the training involves exploring the different types of harassment, ranging from explicit verbal or physical actions to more subtle forms, including microaggressions and implicit biases. Real-life examples and scenarios are often presented to help participants recognize and understand the nuances of inappropriate behavior. This practical approach helps to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world situations.

The training delves into the legal implications of sexual harassment and discrimination, emphasizing the need for organizations to comply with laws and regulations. Participants are educated about reporting mechanisms, highlighting the importance of promptly reporting incidents. The session also addresses the fear of retaliation and assures participants that reporting is a protected right, fostering a sense of security for those who may be reluctant to come forward.

To reinforce the understanding of the impact of harassment, the training often explores the consequences on victims, teams, and organizational culture. It emphasizes the role of bystanders in creating a safe environment, encouraging individuals to intervene when witnessing inappropriate behavior. By doing so, the training promotes a collective responsibility for maintaining a respectful workplace or educational setting.

Managers and supervisors receive additional training in their leadership role in preventing and addressing harassment. This includes guidance on responding to reports, conducting investigations, and implementing corrective actions. The training for these leaders reinforces their responsibility to foster a culture that prioritizes respect, equity, and diversity.

The importance of organizational policies is highlighted throughout the training. Participants gain insights into existing policies related to harassment and discrimination, and they learn about the consequences for violators. The training also encourages organizations to regularly review and update their policies to ensure alignment with evolving legal standards and societal expectations.

Cultural sensitivity and diversity training are often integrated into the program to address biases and stereotypes. This component recognizes the intersectionality of harassment, acknowledging that individuals may experience discrimination based on various factors such as gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.

The use of case studies further enriches the training, allowing participants to analyze real-world examples and explore the complexities of harassment and discrimination issues. This practical application helps individuals develop the skills needed to navigate these situations effectively.

In summary, sexual harassment and discrimination training is a multifaceted program that combines legal education, cultural awareness, and practical skills development. By fostering a culture of respect, inclusion, and accountability, this training plays a pivotal role in creating environments free from harassment and discrimination, ultimately contributing to healthier, more productive workplaces and educational institutions.

Why you should Attend:
Attending sexual harassment and discrimination prevention training is essential for individuals in various roles within a workplace or educational setting. Here are several compelling reasons why attending such training is important:
  • Legal Compliance - Understanding and adhering to laws and regulations related to sexual harassment and discrimination is crucial.
  • Creating a Safe Environment - Training fosters awareness about the impact of inappropriate behavior on individuals and the workplace.
  • Promoting a Positive Workplace Culture - Sexual harassment and discrimination prevention training plays a key role in shaping organizational culture.
  • Understanding Different Forms of Harassment - Training provides insight into the various forms of harassment, from overt actions to subtle behaviors.
  • Recognizing and Addressing Microaggressions - Microaggressions can contribute to a hostile work environment. Training helps participants identify and address these subtle, often unintentional, forms of discrimination.
  • Empowering Bystanders - Attendees learn the importance of being active bystanders.
  • Clarifying Reporting Mechanisms - Training provides information on how to report incidents of harassment and discrimination.
  • Addressing Unconscious Bias - Unconscious biases can contribute to discriminatory behavior. Attendees gain insights into their own biases and learn strategies to address them, contributing to a more inclusive workplace.
  • Enhancing Professionalism - The training reinforces professional standards and ethical conduct in the workplace. Attendees understand the importance of maintaining a professional demeanor and treating colleagues with respect.
  • Preventing Retaliation - Attendees are educated about the protection against retaliation for reporting harassment. This knowledge helps create an environment where individuals feel secure in coming forward without fear of negative consequences.
  • Contributing to Organizational Reputation - Organizations that prioritize training on sexual harassment and discrimination prevention are likely to be viewed positively by employees, clients, and the public.
  • Personal and Professional Growth - Attending training on this topic can be a valuable component of personal and professional development. It equips individuals with skills and knowledge that contribute to their own growth and career advancement.

In summary, attending sexual harassment and discrimination prevention training is not only a legal requirement in many places but also a proactive step towards creating a respectful, inclusive, and positive work environment. Individuals who participate in such training play a crucial role in shaping organizational culture and promoting the well-being of their colleagues.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • What is sexual harassment
  • Examples and Scenarios
  • Reporting sexual harassment or discrimination
  • Company policies

Who Will Benefit:
  • Employees
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • HR professionals
Instructor:

Rose Avila is a Professional translator, interpreter and safety trainer with 30 years’ experience in the agricultural industry, 20 of those in the wine industry. Born in Mexico and raised and educated in Southern California I’ve developed and honed my bilingual skills both as an employee and as a freelancer. Accurate interpretation and document translation leads to productive and positive communication in the business world and beyond. Safety First is relevant across all companies from small to Fortune 500 corporations.


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