Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Online Trainings

Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence: Title IX, VAWA and the Clery Act for Faculty and Staff

This course defines key Federal statutes and regulations related to gender discrimination, sexual misconduct and sexual violence in an academic environment; incorporating Pennsylvania state specific definitions on domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault. It provides information to individual members of the campus community regarding their rights to safety, dignity and respect; while promoting bystander intervention, explaining reporting obligations and other compliance responsibilities. Click here to access the training.

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention

It is the responsibility of everyone in the University community to maintain a campus environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. This online training program is available to all University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff to help you identify, avoid, and report wrongful behaviors. The program outlines basic legal considerations relating to employment discrimination and the University’s policies and procedures that prohibit discrimination and harassment. To complete this course, contact Employee Relations at 412-624-4645 for further information.


Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania

In response to Pennsylvania's new Act 31—which requires all professionals in the state who regularly come in contact with children to receive training in the recognition and reporting of child abuse—the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work is offering a comprehensive online training program.  Through its Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center and its Continuing Education program, the school has developed an accessible, three-hour training program titled "Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania."  Click here to access the training.