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CentralReach Marketplace

www.centralreach.com

We build software for the developmental disabilities sector, with a focus on both research and practice. By creating and improving analysis tools, we help to advance the field and help medical and other healthcare professionals collaborate in real-time.

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  • How to navigate this course and download certificate

    Welcome to Discrimination and Harassment Prevention ! As you move through the course and complete a branch you will need to initial at the bottom of each page in order to move to the next branch. Plea...

  • Applicable Laws

    State and federal laws prohibit discrimination and harassment in the workplace based on a protected class . Federal law defines protected classes in the workplace as sex (including pregnancy and relat...

  • Harassment and Discrimination Policies

    The company is committed to providing a work environment that is inclusive and free from all forms of discrimination harassment and retaliation. The company Policy & Procedure Manual: -Prohibits and p...

  • Harassment

    Harassment is unwelcome conduct that has the effect of humiliating intimidating or coercing someone through personal attack. It is behavior that can cause the recipient to be embarrassed uncomfortable...

  • Examples of Harassing Conduct

    If unwelcome the following acts may constitute harassment if based on a protected class: Taunts threats or intimidation due to protected status Written or electronic communications that are derogatory...

  • Sexual Harassment

    Sexual harassment is: Any unwelcome sexual advance Request for sexual favors Verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that is severe or pervasive enough to create a hostile or intimidating work e...

  • Forms of Sexual Harassment

    Quid Pro Quo - actions by a supervisor instructor or manager that condition the receipt of a benefit upon sex or punish a person for not accepting sexual advances. Examples:-Better work conditions in ...

  • Flirting vs. Sexual Harassment

    Flirting Flirting is welcome attention Flirting goes both ways Flirting makes you feel attractive Flirting makes you feel in control Flirting makes you feel good about yourself Flirting is legal Sexua...

  • Sexual Assault

    Sexual assault is a form of sexual harassment and can include any of the following: - Sexual intercourse -Oral sex -Penetration of an orifice with the penis finger or other object -Unwanted touching o...

  • Harassment by Visitors, Contractors or Vendors

    There may be people on-site who are not employees. The company prohibits discrimination and harassment committed by visitors contractor and vendors.

  • Discrimination

    Discrimination is conduct that can include a broad spectrum of disparate treatment directed toward an individual or group of individuals based on a protected class that adversely affects their employm...

  • Examples of Discriminatory Conduct

    Negative personnel action such as hiring firing promotions discipline evaluations Treating someone differently because of a serious medical condition Advertising a position as particularly wanting to ...

  • Religious Discrimination and Harassment

    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act -Prohibits institutions from discriminating against individuals because of their religion in hiring firing and other terms and conditions of employment including hara...

  • Accommodating Religious Practices and Expression

    Examples of religious accommodations employers may be required to provide: -Leave for religious observances -Providing time and/or place to pray -Allowing the wearing of religious garb -Permitting tim...

  • Hostile Environment: Non-Verbal Actions

    Displays with sexually explicit or graphic content Sexual letters notes emails facebook postings Unwanted personal gifts or attention Obscene gestures ogling or leering Exposing oneself

  • Hostile Environment: Physical Conduct

    Touching any part of another person s body - especially in a suggestive manner Back rubs neck or shoulder massages Sexually suggestive or lewd gestures Cornering trapping or blocking another s path St...

  • Hostile Environment: Verbal Comments

    Remarks about physical characteristics appearance or attractiveness Remarks about sexual activity Sexual jokes comments or innuendos Repeated requests for dates Propositions of any type

  • Disability Discrimination

    Employees with real or perceived mental or physical disabilities have the right to be free from discrimination or harassment. Qualified individuals with disabilities may request accommodations to enab...

  • Harassment Prevention - Employees' Responsibilities

    -Employees are expected to maintain an environment that is free from harassing activity -Keep behavior professional -Follow company policies and know where to find policies and resources -Do not mix p...

  • Harassment Prevention - Supervisors' Responsibilities

    -Be proactive; monitor workplace behaviors -Treat all complaints seriously and confidentially -Respond immediately by contacting Human Resources. Take prompt effective action when faced with concerns....

  • If You Experience Harassment

    Any employee who believes that he/she is the victim of discrimination or harassment can file a complaint about the situation as soon as possible. Report conduct to Human Resources. Additional options ...

  • Filing a Complaint

    If an employee tells a supervisor about harassment or discrimination the supervisor has a responsibility to address complaints by contacting Human Resources. Human Resources is a neutral party that he...

  • Quiz and Certificate of Completion