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Human Resources Classes

University of Hartford recognizes that staff development leads to responsible and effective administration while broadening the skills of staff, and that it is in the best interest of both the University and the individual.  Staff are responsible for providing the motivation for their development, since all development is self development.  The University is responsible for providing the opportunity and access to occupational education to the extent resources allow. (Staff Employment Manual, Chapter 6.04 – Staff Development).  With this in mind, I am reaching out to you regarding several training and educational opportunities being sponsored by HRD which are free of charge to University faculty and staff as outlined below.

Safe Passages (educational video) - will provide you with common sense principles and teach you how to be more situationally aware, instilling confidence when you travel. 

Date/Time:  Thursday, August 21st from 12-1:00pm
Location:  KF Room, University Libraries
(sponsored by HRD and Public Safety)

Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention in the Workplace – will provide you with understanding of applicable federal and state sexual harassment and discrimination laws as well University policy, outline avenues to report allegations as well as the role that each of us play in creating a safer campus by addressing and preventing instances of sexual harassment and/or discrimination in the workplace.  As a member of the University community, all faculty and staff are expected to participate in this educational program.  

*This two-hour training satisfies Connecticut state supervisory training requirements*

Date/Time:  Tuesday, August 26th from 1-3:00pm
Location:  Woods Classroom, University Libraries
(sponsored by HRD)

Recognizing and Preventing Workplace Violence – will provide you with a sharper lens from which to more clearly view your surroundings and help you recognize when low-threat behavior may be escalating towards possible violence.

Date/Time: Friday, October 10th 5 from 12:30-2:30pm
Location: Woods Classroom, University Libraries
(sponsored by HRD and Public Safety)

Please take advantage of these training opportunities and confirm your attendance by email (empower@hartford.edu).

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