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EEOC Announces 2017 Federal Training Courses Through October 2017 (Mar. 2017)

New Courses Begin in April in Washington, Philadelphia and Houston

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Office of Federal Operations (OFO), recently announced the issuance of the 2017 Federal Training Course Calendar, which includes two new courses: Special Emphasis Program Management and Anti-Harassment Program Management.

The full calendar is available online here. The following courses in April are open for registration now and filling up fast:

EEO Counselor Refresher

April 12 in Washington, DC
April 18 in Philadelphia, PA

EEO Investigator Refresher

April 14 in Washington, DC
April 19 in Philadelphia, PA

New EEO Counselor

April 17-21 in Washington, DC

New EEO Investigator

April 24-28 in Washington, DC

Basic MD-715

April 24 in Washington, DC

Barrier Analysis

April 25-26 in Washington, DC

Navigating EEO for Managers

April 25-26 in Houston, TX

Register online and obtain course information, as well as viewing other course listing being held through October 2017 in Washington (DC), Philadelphia (PA), Denver (CO), Phoenix (AZ), Nashville (TN), Birmingham (AL),Houston (TX), Atlanta (GA) and San Francisco (CA).

The EEOC offers expert training that is ideal for equal employment opportunity (EEO) counselors and investigators, agency representatives and attorneys, as well as human capital and diversity and inclusion professionals. The EEOC also offers critical training for federal employees and managers. These interactive courses are engaging and ideal for persons interested in the work of making the federal government a model EEO employer.

Some course offerings are designed to meet the training requirements for EEO counselors and investigators based on Management Directive (MD)-110 and related guidances. Other courses are tailored to meet the needs of EEO practitioners responsible for conducting MD-715 barrier analyses, drafting final agency decisions, and letters of acceptance and dismissal.

“Proactive prevention is the best medicine to stop discrimination before it starts,” said Carlton M. Hadden, director of the EEOC’s Office of Federal Operations (OFO).

“Our training courses are excellent resources for any employee or manager interested in learning more about federal EEO laws to effectuate a model workplace,” said Mr. Hadden. “Our skilled trainers offer participants the opportunity to develop essential skills and techniques in an interactive small group setting.”

Training courses through October 2017 include:

Barrier Analysis
MD-715
Counselor Refresher
Disability Program Manager Basics
Drafting Final Agency Actions
Drafting Letter of Acceptance & Dismissal
EEO Laws Refresher
Investigator Refresher
New Counselor and New Investigator
EEO for Managers and Supervisors
Special Emphasis Program Management (new)
Anti-Harassment Program Management (new)

Course offerings which meet the requisite 32-hour training or eight-hour refresher training requirements mandated by MD-110 include: the New Counselor course, the New Investigator course, the Counselor Refresher course, and the Investigator Refresher course.

EEO staff of federal agencies can follow the EEOC’s Office of Federal Operations on the Twitter handle @EEOC_OFO for information updates and news — including reminders about upcoming training courses and outreach. Additional informational can also be found on the website of EEOC’s Training Institute .

The EEOC advances opportunity in the workplace by enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. More information is available at www.eeoc.gov. Stay connected with the latest EEOC news by subscribing to our email updates.

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