Preventing and Responding to Discrimination and Harassment
About the Session
This presentation is designed to assist professional staff in understanding discrimination and harassment and the laws and federal guidance that guide university prevention and response to such claims. There will be a focus on Appalachian's policies and procedures, resources, referrals, and reporting obligations for Responsible Employees under Title IX. Participants will have an opportunity to work through case scenarios in order to gain practice in responding to disclosures of sex discrimination.
- Understand what constitutes discrimination and harassment, and the laws related to gender equity, and equal opportunity.
- Identify confidential and non-confidential resources.
- Distinguish individuals identified on Appalachian's campus as Title IX Responsible Employees, and their role and obligation in responding to disclosures of sex discrimination