Required employee training
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All UW employees — except for UW Medicine employees — are required to attend these training sessions. UW Medicine employees receive all required trainings elsewhere and are not required to complete the trainings below.
Husky Prevention & Response (Title IX)
Husky Prevention & Response is a foundational, required online prevention and response course about sex- and gender-based violence and harassment for staff, faculty, and other academic personnel. Throughout the course, the strategies offered are meant to create and support positive UW climates and endeavor to stop sex- and gender-based violence and harassment before they happen. The course is relevant to all UW workplace and campus locations and includes tailored content based on your employee role. New employees must complete the course within 30 days of their hire date (please note new employees will be able to access the course beginning their second day of employment). For more information on the course visit the Title IX employee course webpage.
Violence prevention and response
This 90-minute training workshop, facilitated by SafeCampus, teaches employees how to recognize concerning behaviors, respond, and prevent violence in the workplace. To register for Violence Prevention and Response training, visit the SafeCampus website.
Reporting suspected child abuse
Employees will learn about their mandated reporting responsibilities by watching the 21-minute online training, Reporting Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect, developed by the Office for Youth Programs Development and Support. To successfully complete the training, employees must correctly answer a series of quiz questions.
The Environmental Health and Safety office offers online asbestos awareness training, which takes about 15 minutes to complete.
Trainings for hiring managers
All hiring managers with access to UWHIRES are required to complete a training on Implicit bias. Hiring managers and others involved in the hiring process are required to complete the Record keeping supports a fair hiring process training. More information and links to access both trainings are posted on UWHR’s Trainings for hiring managers webpage.