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MCAD Anti-Discrimination Training Catalog & Registration

Our discrimination prevention training courses use interactive quizzes, case scenarios, and videos to educate participants on their rights and teach employers their responsibilities under the Massachusetts anti-discrimination laws. All courses are currently being offered as live virtual trainings.

 

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    Introductory Courses

    MCAD introductory courses are interactive training seminars that cover up-to-date information on Massachusetts anti-discrimination laws in any given field.

    "Know Your Rights" 100

    (90 mins) Participants will learn about the basics of Massachusetts anti-discrimination law in employment, housing, and public accommodations. This course is for underserved Massachusetts communities across the state. The MCAD often partners with nonprofits and adult education centers to offer “Know Your Rights” trainings to their clients. 

    Pricing

    Free

    Bystander Intervention 101

    (90 mins) Bystander intervention is a philosophy that encourages all people to accept personal responsibility when they witness an uncomfortable situation at work and intervene to ensure the well-being and/or safety of others. In this training, participants will learn specific tools for responding to uncomfortable situations at work and practice bystander intervention with hypothetical scenarios.

    Pricing

    1-4 participants 5-20 participants Over 20 participants
    $250 $800 $40/person

    Employment Discrimination 101

    (3-4 hours) This half-day course covers the following topics: disparate treatment, harassment, disability accommodations, religious accommodations, and pregnancy accommodations. This is perfect for all staff members, supervisors, and HR professionals who do not have a background in anti-discrimination law. This course includes only an overview of sexual harassment and should not be used to fulfill a sexual harassment training requirement.

    Pricing for Line Staff

    1-4 line staff 5-20 line staff Over 20 line staff
    $250 $800 $40/person

    Pricing for Supervisors

    1-4 supervisors 5-20 supervisors Over 20 supervisors
    $250 $1200 $60/person

    Housing Discrimination 101

    (3 hours) This three-hour course covers anti-discrimination laws for all landlords, realtors, lenders, and other housing providers. We will exam scenarios specific to housing and discuss service animals in depth. This course includes fair advertising law.

    Pricing

    1-4 participants 5-20 participants Over 20 participants
    $250 $800 $40/person

    Public Places Discrimination 101

    (3 hours) This three-hour course covers anti-discrimination laws for any organization or company that serves the public. We will exam scenarios specific to public accommodations and discuss service animals in depth.

    Pricing

    1-6 people 7-20 people Over 20 people
    $250 $800 $40/person

    Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 101: Legal Overview

    (90 min) The Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Legal Overview session focuses on MA state law that governs sexual harassment in the workplace. This session is for staff members, supervisors, and HR professionals who want to learn more about sexual harassment law prior to conducting a comprehensive workplace sexual harassment training. This training should not be used as a replacement for comprehensive workplace sexual harassment training.

    Pricing

    1-3 people 4-20 people Over 20 people
    $250 $800 $40/person

    Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 101: All Staff Training

    (3 hour) This comprehensive training focuses on sexual harassment in the workplace. After an overview of Massachusetts anti-discrimination law, we take a deep dive into techniques and tools for addressing sexual harassment. Topics include: nuances in the sexual harassment legal standard, reviewing your organization’s sexual harassment policy and code of conduct, and bystander intervention. This course is for all staff members and could be used as your annual sexual harassment training.

    Pricing

    1-3 people 4-20 people Over 20 people
    $250 $800 $40/person

    Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 101: Supervisor Training

    (6 hours) For the first half of this all-day course, we will complete “Employment Discrimination 101.” After learning the basics of anti-discrimination law, we will do a deep dive into techniques and tools for addressing sexual harassment. Topics include: nuances in the sexual harassment legal standard, crafting sexual harassment policies and trainings, the role of the “code of conduct,” and bystander intervention. This course is for supervisors or HR professionals who do not have a background in civil rights law.

    Pricing

    1-20 people Over 20 people
    $1,600 $80/person

      Review Courses

      The MCAD review courses are refresher courses geared towards audiences that are familiar with Massachusetts Anti-discrimination Laws and who are looking to review the material.

      Employment Discrimination 102

      (90 min) This 90-minute refresher course is perfect for all staff members, supervisors, and HR professionals who have taken MCAD’s “Employment Discrimination 101” within the last year. During this 90-minute session, we will review the content covered in our "Employment Discrimination 101" 3-hour training through an interactive game. This training is not suitable for new employees or employees who have not taken “Workplace Discrimination 101”.

      Pricing

      1-4 staff 5-20 staff Over 20 staff
      $250 $800 $40/person

      Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 102

      (90 min) This 90-minute review training is perfect for all staff members, supervisors, and HR professionals who have taken MCAD’s “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 101” within the last year. During this 90-minute session, we will review the content covered in our 3-hour training through an interactive game. This training is not appropriate for new employees or employees who have not taken the three-hour “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 101” course.

      Pricing

      1-3 staff 4-20 staff Over 20 staff
      $250 $800 $40/person

      Advanced Courses

      The MCAD provides advanced training for HR Professionals, which covers the essential anti-discrimination functions of Human Resources.

      Accommodation Requests 201

      Prerequisite: Employment Discrimination 101

      (3 hours) This hands-on three-hour training explores employers’ responsibility to provide disability, religious and pregnancy accommodations at every stage of the employment relationship. It presents effective methods for considering and implementing accommodation requests; this course is a truncated version of our three-day “Responding to Accommodation Requests 301” course for EEO professionals.

      Pricing

      1-20 participants Over 20 participants
      $800 $40/person

      Internal Investigations 201

      Prerequisite: Employment Discrimination 101

      (6 hours) This hands-on full-day training explores employers’ responsibilities to conduct internal discrimination complaint investigations and presents effective methods for conducting a comprehensive investigation. This course is a truncated version of our three-day “Conducting Internal Investigations 301” course for EEO professionals.

      Pricing

      1-20 participants Over 20 participants
      $1,600 $80/person

      Courses for EEO Professionals

      Take your career to the next level with MCAD's Training for EEO Professionals. Learn how to train others, how to conduct internal discrimination complaint investigations, and address accommodations requests.

      EEO Course Details

      Format Time Promotional Pricing
      Virtual

      9:30 am - 4:30 pm (EST)

      $1,995 for all three courses (Save 16%)


      Train-the-Trainer: Workplace Discrimination & Harassment 301

      (4 full days) This four-day training prepares participants to deliver thorough, accurate, interactive training to prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace. In addition, participants learn the essential skills of training related to disability and religious accommodation. The course includes model training segments for supervisors and staff, and a practicum where students receive feedback from seasoned discrimination prevention trainers.

      Summer 2021 Dates Price
      TBD $1,195

      Conducting Internal Discrimination Complaint Investigations 301

      (3 days) This hands-on training explores employers’ responsibilities to conduct internal discrimination complaint investigations, presents effective methods for conducting a comprehensive investigation, and gives participants the opportunity to practice investigation skills using realistic case scenarios.

      Summer 2020 Dates Fall 2020 Dates Pricing
      June 23, 24, 25 Sept. 22, 23, 24 $495

      Responding to Accommodation Requests 301

      (3 days) This hands-on three-day training explores employers’ responsibility to provide disability and religious accommodations at every stage of the employment relationship. It presents effective methods for considering and implementing accommodation requests; and gives participants the opportunity to practice their skills using realistic case scenarios.

       Fall 2020 Dates Pricing
      Sept. 22; Oct. 27, 28, 29

      $695

      Additional Information

      If you have attended Workplace Discrimination 101, or any 301-level MCAD training, you are excused from the first day of Conducting Internal Investigations 301 and Responding to Accommodation Requests 301.

      Cancellation Policy

      Due to the popularity of our 301 courses, the MCAD does not offer refunds on its 301 level courses. If you cannot attend a 301 course, you may send an attendee in your place. If you cancel your attendance at least 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course, you may qualify for a one-time deferment of your enrollment to the following year if there is a participant on the wait-list to take your spot. If a participant does not take your spot, you will forfeit your registration fee. This cancellation policy is strictly enforced.

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