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Advanced Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Workshops

These sessions focus on ensuring all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity to create an environment free from disability-related discrimination and harassment.  NOTE: The Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative Module 2 – Americans with Disabilities Act online training is a pre-requisite for the advanced sessions.  There are two advanced sessions offered: 

  • Supervisors
    • The supervisor’s session provides a brief review of the ADA and then focuses on a supervisor’s responsibilities with regard to the law including:
      • Reasonable accommodations: recognizing requests, documenting requests, maintaining confidentiality
      • Maintaining accurate job descriptions
      • Upholding equitable performance and conduct standards 
    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Rawls Hall (RAWLS), Room 1057
    • Supervisor Session registration link
  • Non-supervisors (General Session)
    • The general session provides a brief review of the ADA, an overview of the reasonable accommodation process, the employee’s responsibilities with regard to the law, and specific campus resources available for guidance.
    • Thursday, March 19, 2015, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Rawls Hall (RAWLS), Room 1057
    • Non-Supervisors (General Session) registration link

The workshops are 60 minutes in length and are limited to 40 participants per session.

For information on small group sessions of these workshops, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance at vpeceducation@purdue.edu or (765) 494-5830.