Training: Awareness and Prevention

You are invited to participate in the following interactive, online training programs developed specifically for Western Michigan University. Each program is self-paced but is designed to take approximately 45 minutes to one hour to complete. Participants access these programs through the SLATE Learning Management System, which will allow participants to view and complete each program and to track their progress. Register and begin.

  1. Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence: Title IX, Violence Against Women Act and Clery Act. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded education programs or activities. Learn more about your responsibilities under Title IX and how to prevent discrimination and violence. This module was updated in September 2015 to include Violence Against Women Act and Clery Act responsibilities.
  2. Bullying prevention. Bullying is repeated abusive conduct that causes harm to the target. Learn how to address bullying and recognize the signs.
  3. Unlawful harassment prevention. Learn how to identify and resolve all types of unlawful harassment. This module was updated in Dec. 2015.  

Technical requirements

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