Course Description

This course delivers a hybrid solution on harassment and discrimination prevention for non-supervisors that keeps compliant with legal mandates and employs evidence-based best practices that aim to create a healthy and inclusive workplace culture. This course includes a section specific to requirements under Clery Act and Title IX.

Preventing Harassment & Discrimination for Non-Supervisors with Clery/Title IX Module is part of the Preventing Harassment & Discrimination Suite.

Learning Objectives

  • How to use the appropriate actions to prevent or stop harassment with practical tips on creating a culture that promotes respect and professionalism with bystander intervention strategies and active allyship at the core
  • Raise awareness and bystander intervention skills addressing harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
  • Identify factors that contribute to safe and healthy campus community
  • Understand rights and responsibilities under Title IX
  • Understand reporting options and disciplinary proceedings for sexual and relationship misconduct

Course Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction: Building Positive Workplaces

Building Positive Workplaces introduces learners to the course topics, functionality, and the idea of positive workplace culture in which everyone plays a role.

  • 3 Customizable Content Pages
  • 1 Custom Video Page
  • Pre-Course Survey

Module 2: Developing Awareness and Recognizing Discrimination

This module introduces learners to the concept of developing awareness in the context of discrimination, protected categories, and bias in the workplace. They also learn about the personal and professional impacts of discriminatory behavior, and topics such as inclusivity and equity.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages

Module 3: Cultivating Attitudes and Identifying Harassment

This module allows learners to explore the attitudes that people bring to the workplace, and those that they expect from their colleagues. They also learn about the spectrum of behavior that can lead to harassment, and steps to prevent harassment. With a focus on cultivating positive, productive attitudes in the workplace, this module addresses barriers to intervention and problematic behaviors, including microaggressions, hostile work environments, quid pro quo harassment, and abusive conduct (bullying).

  • 3 Customizable Content Pages

Module 4: Taking Action Against Retaliation

This module introduces learners to the steps that can be taken to address a broad range of potential or actual harmful conduct, and available remedies and penalties to hold offenders accountable.

  • 4 Customizable Content Pages

Module 5: Creating Safe and Healthy Campuses

This module prepares faculty and staff to identify safe, positive, and effective responses when someone may have experienced sexual or relationship abuse or violence. Legal definitions of consent, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking, are provided, and scenarios present situations to show how these behaviors manifest. Interactions also give learners an opportunity to practice identifying signs that someone may be experiencing abuse or violence, how to respond in a supportive manner, what are the available reporting options, and what may occur after a report is made.

  • 1 Custom Policy
  • 9 Customizable Content Pages

Module 6: Maintaining Positive Workplaces

Maintaining Positive Workplaces concludes the course by reinforcing the elements of bystander intervention and why a positive workplace culture matters. Learners are encouraged to explore additional resources before the conclusion.

  • 1 Custom Policy
  • 3 Customizable Content Pages
  • 1 Custom Video Page

The purpose of the Part 2 Survey is to measure learning outcomes and behavioral changes resulting from going through this course.

We recommend assigning Part 2 after a 4-6 week intersession is to allow learners to incorporate what they learned into their daily lives and experiences with their peers.

Automated Assignments can be used to implement an intersession.

Post-Course Survey

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