Workplace Answers' Newest Course Helps Higher Ed Staff Prevent Unlawful Harassment

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Unlawful harassment is a growing problem on campuses nationwide. Workplace Answers' newest course provides higher education institutes with an affirmative defense against unlawful harassment, so that campuses may thrive.

In an effort to arm campuses with an affirmative defense, WPA has revamped “Unlawful Harassment Prevention for Higher Education Staff” to convey a strong message that harassment will not be tolerated on campus

Recent studies and headlines reveal that unlawful harassment is a significant, growing problem on higher education campuses across the nation. In an effort to arm campuses with an affirmative defense, Workplace Answers has revamped “Unlawful Harassment Prevention for Higher Education Staff” with professional audio to convey a strong message that harassment will not be tolerated on campus.

The new, professionally narrated audio course is designed for all staff members at any higher education institute to enhance awareness and promote change in the direction of harassment prevention. The harassment training course educates staff members to recognize and report potential harassment while teaching staff their crucial role in creating a harassment-free campus. Different forms of unlawful harassment are defined: severe or persuasive, and economic or environmental harassment, from campus discrimination training to sexual harassment prevention training.

Refined interactive features are included to guide learner comprehension throughout the harassment training course. Professional audio narration explains harassment and the law, workplace situations, as well as reactions and responses. Interactive graphic novellas highlight harassment prevention techniques and examples.

Legal coverage is interactively included in the harassment training course:

  • Federal laws prohibiting harassment and discrimination
  • Select state and local laws prohibiting harassment based on additional protected categories
  • Key legal concepts from U.S. Supreme Court cases related to harassment
  • Examples of court cases highlighting harassment

A section on campus discrimination training and sexual harassment prevention training is included in the revamped harassment training course to thoroughly cover all areas of harassment. An emphasis on disability discrimination depicts perceived disabilities, genetic informational protection and reasonable accommodations. Sexual harassment prevention training within the course includes same-sex and third-party harassment.

The revamped harassment training course covers behaviors off-campus in addition to on-campus complaints. Professional narration explains tips for staff to recognize behaviors that are potentially harassing. Flash games and realistic scenarios stimulate learner engagement to fully comprehend unlawful harassment prevention on campus.


Located in Austin, Texas, Workplace Answers’ is the leading provider of online human resource training solutions in the U.S. From campus discrimination training to employer sexual harassment prevention training, the compliance training company offers an assortment of online training resources that are an affirmative defense against accusations and courtroom scrutiny. Workplace Answers was founded in 1997 with the philosophy that organizations need a new approach to compliance training. Workplace Answers is both GSA certified and 508 compliant.

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