Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity


Page IV: Training and Educational Programs

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Training programs are a proactive and preventative component used to assist the university’s compliance with sexual harassment and discrimination prevention laws and policies. They also serve as a tool in response to discrimination and harassment complaints. OEOD training programs focus on an array of issues affecting the environment of the university: sexual harassment, diversity, discrimination, cultural awareness and affirmative action.

During 2004-2005, the OEOD conducted 57 sexual harassment/discrimination prevention programs, reaching an audience of more than 1600 throughout the campus and the medical center. Specific programs are listed in Appendix B

 The charts on this page illustrate the distribution of sexual harassment/discrimination prevention trainings provided by coordinating unit and type of audience.  It is recommended that departments receive sexual harassment training at least once every two years.

In addition to the workshops and programs presented by OEOD staff, an online Sexual Harassment Prevention program is available through the OEOD website.  A total of 514 individuals completed online training. 

Nineteen diversity-related trainings were provided to the campus and the medical center in 2004-2005.  (See Appendix C.) The OEOD also coordinated several major events and series, including the Diversity in Medicine course, the Diversity Development Program, and the Religious Diversity Forum. The following two charts indicate the distribution of diversity-related programs by coordinating point and by type of audience.


In addition to the above UCI-related diversity trainings, OEOD continued to build bridges with a number of groups and organizations in the greater community.  Presentations and/or participation included:
  • Asians: People, Culture, and Communication Building an Inclusive Community for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • Workplace Diversity for the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
  • Conflict Across Cultures for the Advanced Mediation Program at UCLA
  • The Private Self & Public Listening:  Assessing Inner Conflict for the California Caucus of College and University Ombuds
  • Understanding Asian Diversity for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • Workplace Diversity for the Los Angeles Department of Rehabilitation
  • Managing a Diverse Board  for the Laotian Community Development Center
  • Intercultural Teaching and Training Asians  at the University of the Pacific/Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication

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