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Workplace Harassment Prevention Course Collection for Higher Ed

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About This Course Collection

This comprehensive collection of online courses addresses workplace harassment fundamentals, sexual harassment, bystander intervention, and cyber harassment for all employees, and includes a module specific to supervisors. For an alternative workplace harassment training option that covers similar content, please review Mosaic: Prevent Harassment and Discrimination Together.

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Workplace Harassment Prevention – Faculty & Staff

Learn about workplace harassment and discrimination: what it is, how to recognize it, and the best ways to stop it.

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Course Length

30 minutes

Languages

English

Workplace Harassment Prevention – Faculty & Staff

This course will help learners:

  • Explain what retaliation is and why it’s illegal
  • Describe federal definitions of protected categories
  • Recall ways to report and stop harassing behavior

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Workplace Harassment Prevention – Supervisors

Supervisors play a unique role when it comes to harassment and discrimination. Not only are they accountable for their own actions, they also must understand their responsibilities when witnessing or learning about harassing behaviors. This course also includes content found in the faculty & staff version.

Audience

Supervisors

Course Length

20 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners:

  • Describe how to handle reports of discrimination, including harassment, from employees
  • Recognize what steps to take after a report to ensure your employees feel safe and supported and that your institution is protected
  • Identify how to avoid retaliation or the appearance of it if an accusation is made

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Preventing Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace affects not only the victims but also co-workers and the campus community as a whole. This course helps learners understand the types of sexual harassment that typically occur in the workplace, consequences of sexual harassment, and reporting options.

Audience

Faculty & Staff, Supervisors

Course Length

20 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners:

  • Define sexual harassment and identify various behaviors that could be considered sexual harassment
  • Differentiate between quid pro quo and hostile environment harassment
  • Recognize common side effects of sexual harassment for victims

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Bystander Intervention

This course teaches employees the tools to maintain a harassment-free workplace. This course offers learners strategies for doing their part to combat harassment.

Audience

Faculty & Staff, Supervisors

Course Length

30 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners:

  • Explain the importance of bystander intervention in maintaining a healthy workplace
  • Recognize the psychological reasons why intervention can be difficult
  • List the best tactics for intervening (direct, delegate, distract, and delay)

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Preventing Cyber Harassment

This course covers what "cyber harassment" is, explains why it's proliferated in recent years, identifies how bystanders can help, and details how the law and institutional policies protect employees from cyber harassment​.

Audience

Faculty & Staff, Supervisors

Course Length

20 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners:

  • Define cyber harassment and explain why the prevalence of cyber harassment has increased in recent years
  • Describe the differences between how a perpetrator might harass a victim in-person versus electronically
  • Recall how “online disinhibition” affects cyber harassment
  • Recognize how the law and institutional policies protect employees from harassment

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