Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention

To better prepare employees to fulfill compliance obligations, a comprehensive sexual violence/sexual harassment prevention training program is now required for all UC employees.  For information on the training requirement for all employees, view the University of California Policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence

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If you are required to participate in this assignment, a system-generated notification with detailed instructions will be sent to your UC Merced email.  Check your junk, spam, and clutter folders to be sure you are not missing these notifications.  You can also view your required training and due dates in the UC Learning Center (Required Training / Training Analysis).

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Sexual Harassment Prevention for Non-Supervisory Employees

This assignment is required of all employees who are not required to complete California’s AB1825-mandated training for supervisory employees. It provides information on preventing and responding to sexual violence and sexual harassment and what each of us can to do to make our UC culture safer for all. It will take approximately 50 minutes to complete.

Assigned Audience: All non-supervisory employees, including student-employees
Schedule: Within six weeks of hire and every two years thereafter

Fulfillment Options:

Sexual Harassment Prevention for Faculty and Supervisory Employees

All employees who supervise others are required to complete sexual harassment prevention training every two years. In addition to staff supervisors, most academic employees (including all faculty) have been identified as having supervisory authority for the purposes of this law, and as such, are required to receive the training.  This is mandated by State Assembly Bill 1825 which went into effect in 2005.

Assigned Audience: Supervisors and Faculty Members
Schedule: Within 90 days of hire and every two years thereafter

Fulfillment Options:

Life Theatre Services Production on Sexual Harassment Prevention

Designed to meet California’s AB1825 training requirement, Life Theatre Service’s Production on Sexual Harassment Prevention fulfills the training requirement for all employees.  This two-hour session provides education about relevant aspects of sexual harassment through several scenarios performed by professional actors.  The scenarios are followed by interactive discussion between the characters and the audience. 

Typically Offered: twice a year, Spring and Winter Break

No Offerings Currently Available (last offered in March 2018)

Fulfills: Sexual Harassment Prevention training requirements for all employees, including staff, supervisors, and faculty members