Online Trainings

The Benefits of Online Courses

These interactive online trainings are individualized, and require attendees to show what they learn by peppering courses with quizzes that challenge their comprehension. In addition, training online is incredibly convenient. Courses are available from any computer linked to the Internet, and can be taken anytime 24/7. Many of the courses qualify for HRCI certification. Other advantages include:

  • Consistency – everyone trained is on the same page, with consistent quality
  • Easy Implementation – quickly deploy and train entire workforce
  • Self-Paced – learn at your own pace and allows you to leave the training, and pick it up again where you left off.

CEA offers Online learning with our partner, Law Room/Everfi.

Once the course has been completed, a Certificate of Completion is available to print as well as HRCI certification.

CEA Member Price: $39.00 (you must be logged in to get this price)
Non-Member Price: $59.00

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Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors (CA AB1825)

AUDIENCE: Supervisors
LENGTH: 120 minutes

Intersections: Supervisor Anti-Harassment
trains supervisors to identify and eliminate workplace harassment and discrimination based on "protected characteristics" by helping them understand the law and respond to misconduct appropriately.
The course also helps supervisors address inappropriate behavior before it creates a "hostile work environment" by giving supervisors the skills necessary to recognize and address abusive behavior and other misconduct, including microaggressions and unconscious bias, that
may lead to workplace bullying or hostility, reducing productivity and creativity.

Invites supervisors to consider the nature of harassment and discrimination, and provides practical tips on creating a safe, inclusive environment for work, including safe and positive options for bystander intervention. Filled with engaging interactive exercises, it
covers all aspects of a supervisor's role in promoting a harassment and discrimination free workplace.
This California version covers all of the required subjects and satisfies the requirements for AB 1825 compliance.

Harassment Prevention Training - Non-Supervisors (HCRI)

AUDIENCE: Non-Supervisors ONLY
LENGTH: 60 minutes
HRCI credit: 1.0
Over forty years ago, federal laws were enacted to guarantee equal employment opportunities for all employees. These laws unleashed an explosion of harassment and discrimination lawsuits that continue today. Employers cannot afford to allow employees’ ignorance or confusion about proper conduct to create the risk of legal liability. This training expresses your organization’s strong disapproval of any form of harassment and discrimination based on a variety of “protected characteristics” under state and federal EEO laws.

Course Overview
This course is designed to raise awareness about workplace harassment and discrimination, and reduce or prevent incidents of misconduct. Besides introducing employees to the equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws, the course also helps employees identify the difference between legal discrimination and an illegal “hostile environment”, promotes appropriate behavior, and reduces the potential for harassment claims.

Managing Bias

All Employees / 20 minutes / English

Understanding bias in the workplace is the first step to managing it. Biases can affect our actions, which can have real impacts on people. If left unchecked, biases can create unhealthy work environments that reinforce unjust practices. This course defines bias, describes how it
affects our workplace, and encourages learners to use that knowledge to reduce the negative effects of bias.

Accommodating Disabilities (HRCI)

Audience: Supervisors
Duration: 1 hour
HRCI credit: 1.0
In 2008, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was amended to offer greater protections for impaired individuals. Learn about the laws prohibiting discrimination, protected individuals, types of accommodations, common problem areas, and practical tips for accommodating disabled workers.

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of disability discrimination laws. Through real-world exmples, supervisors will be better prepared to recognize protected individuals, respond to requests for accommodation, engage in the interactive process, and explore different types of accommodations

Duty to Prevent Violence (EDU)

Supervisors / 30 minutes / English / US

This course teaches supervisors to recognize and prevent workplace violence. It shows them how they can examine possible risks in their workplace, create a workplace that does not tolerate violence, and encourage employees to help keep their workplace safe. The course also
trains supervisors about their responsibilities when hiring and terminating employees, how to respond to incidents of workplace violence, and their reporting responsibilities under Title IX and the Clery Act.

Recognizing Drug & Alcohol Abuse (HCRI)

Audience: Supervisors
Duration: 60 minutes
HRCI credit: 1.0
Identifying and evaluating the signs of impairment When employees abuse drugs or alcohol, employers can end up paying a big price—either directly because of accidents or absenteeism, or indirectly because of how it impacts others. But testing employees for drugs or alcohol comes with its own risks, because employers must respect employees’ privacy. Most employers can best balance these competing concerns by testing employees when there is a “reasonable suspicion” of illegal drug use.

Course Purpose
This Course is designed to train managers in how to identify the signs of impairment and how to evaluate whether there is “reasonable suspicion” that calls
for further action. It discusses various types of evidence, such as the paraphernalia of illegal drugs, and the physiological and behavioral symptoms. The
course includes interactive exercises that give the user practice in applying what they’ve learned to realistic situations.

Social Media for Managers (HRCI)

Audience: managers and anyone with supervisory responsibilities
Duration: 1.0 hr
HRCI credit: 1.0

Manage the Risks to Your Organization
Social media is blurring the lines between our professional and personal lives, and it can be a struggle for management to keep up with the constant change. Employees use social media, at work and outside of it, and these activities can lead to legal headaches and costly losses. To minimize the risks, managers must be savvy about these emerging technologies.

Course Purpose
This course helps managers identify, respond to, and minimize the legal risks posed by social media. Covering best practices for hiring and managing connected employees, it trains managers to enforce social media rules within their organization, to preserve organizational secrets, and to avoid other losses and regulatory risks that social media can create. It also shows managers how to respond to employee Internet abuse, as well as attacks from outside of their organization.

Terminating Employees (HRCI)

Audience: Supervisors
Duration: 60 minutes
HRCI credit: 1.0
Terminating employees may be the supervisor’s most difficult task, and is among the most hazardous aspects of the employment relationship. To properly handle a termination, supervisors must be able to negotiate a myriad of legal complexities and psychological challenges, and avoid common firing mistakes that can leave your organization at risk.

Course Purpose
This course is designed to give supervisors the skills to properly handle an employee termination. In addition to discussing the employer’s right to terminate, what should and should not be said during a termination, and describing the five critical steps of the termination process, the course explains how supervisors
can reduce or prevent claims for wrongful discharge.


Bloodborne Pathogens (MCLE)

Audience: all employees who might be exposed and their managers
Duration: 1.0 hr
MCLE credit: 1.0
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) requires that all employees who might reasonably be expected to have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious material receive training and retraining about bloodborne pathogens.

Course Purpose
This course focuses on substances likely to contain HIV, HBV, and HCV, how those pathogens are transmitted, practices that minimize the risk of exposure, what to do if there is an exposure incident, and how to handle and dispose of contaminated items. The course also addresses universal precautions and personal protective equipment, plus the basics of cleanup, decontamination, and disposal.

Diversity: Skills for Collaboration (HCRI)

Audience: all employees
Duration: 1.0 hr
HRCI credit: 1.0
As the world around us is changing and getting more complex, so is the workplace. It's an increasingly diverse workforce. Since people, in general, are not comfortable with change or the unfamiliar, employees must learn to collaborate with those who are both like and unlike themselves for maximum individual productivity and organizational effectiveness.

Course Purpose
This course is designed to help employees successfully work together with diverse co-workers by encouraging respectful behavior, reducing bias, and explaining how cooperation can overcome conflict. The course also identifies the challenges and opportunities arising from human diversity, and helps employees understand the need for a respectful workplace and the barriers that prevent full participation.

Drugs & Alcohol at Work

All Employees / 30 minutes / English /
This course is designed to train employees about the dangers of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. It shows employees the negative impact of substance abuse, and discusses the physiological and behavioral effects of commonly abused substances. It also covers the disease of addiction, the employer's anti-drug and alcohol policy, the consequences for violations, and resources for employees.

Drug and alcohol abuse is a major problem in the workplace, leading to accidents, injuries, missed work, and low productivity. All employees should be trained on the dangers of substance abuse, as well as the specifics of their employer's policies. Additionally, the US Department of Labor (DOL) expects employers to provide detailed training on their policies to comply with the Drug Free Workplace Act. This course may be used as is,or is easily customized for covered employers to satisfy the DOL's requirements.

HIPPA Basics - Privacy & Security (HCRI)

Audience: all employees who may be exposed
Duration: 60 minutes
HRCI credit: 1.5
Confidentiality of medical information is required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The federal HIPAA law and regulations require “covered entities” and “business associates” to provide appropriate training to all staff to protect the privacy of health care information and ensure compliance with HIPAA.

Course Overview
This course discusses the confidentiality of medical information as required by HIPAA. Focusing on HIPAA’s Privacy Rule and Security Rule, the course includes coverage of the 2009 amendments to HIPAA under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, including the new breach notification regulations. Covering basic HIPAA definitions, rules and requirements, as well as HIPAA-mandated content, employees will gain an awareness to identify, avoid, prevent, and respond to security and privacy breaches

Identifying Candidates

All Employees / 30 minutes / English /

This course helps employers decide who to interview by exploring best practices and providing resources to craft smart job descriptions and identify great candidates, legally. Upon completion of the course, learners should be able to: (1) Create a compliant job description; (2) Learn
how to identify good candidates; (3) Make smart recruiting decisions that follow the law.

Interviewing Candidates

All Employees / 25 minutes / English /
This course teaches essential interviewing skills to conduct successful interviews likely to lead to the right hire.  This course will cover how to craft interview questions, what to listen for in candidates' responses, and what to look for when evaluating candidates' qualifications
and fit. Employees who take this course will learn how to interview well, pinpoint qualified candidates, and evaluate their interview questions for effectiveness and legal muster.

Injury & Illness Prevention (HCRI)

Audience: all employees
Duration: 1.0 hr
HRCI credit: 1.0
State and federal laws require companies to provide employees with a safe and healthy workplace. To accomplish this goal, regulations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) specify that each employer must train employees to recognize and avoid hazards they are exposed to in the workplace. Additionally, the increasing cost of workers' compensation and the threat of unlimited liability highlight the need for offering safety training to help prevent injuries and reduce the number of accident claims.
Course Purpose
This course is designed to raise awareness about workplace health and safety and reduce the threat of accidents. The course describes the sources and serious consequences of workplace hazards, and practical methods for employees to reduce their risk of job-related illnesses and injuries.

Workplace Violence Prevention (HCRI)

Audience: all employees
Duration: 1.0 hr
HRCI credit: 1.0
The national media regularly reports about employees going postal and shooting or attacking co-workers. Although homicide is one of the leading causes of workplace deaths, the fact is that the number of employees who are murdered on the job has been steadily declining since 1994. Instead of crazed co -workers, the greater threat to workplace safety is aggressive customers and criminals (such as robbers). Preparation is the key to quick and effective response.

Course Purpose
This course is designed to raise awareness of workplace violence and reduce the risk of injuries if an incident should occur. Besides identifying the five most common types of attacks and four types of workplace attackers, the course explains how employees should respond in emergencies.

Social Media and Your Job (HCRI)

Audience: all employees
Duration: 45 to 60 minutes
HRCI credit: 1.0

Social media is an exciting frontier for every organization, but it can also have a profoundly negative impact if employees use it improperly or irresponsibly. Employees already use social media outside of work, so it is vital that they understand how it can impact their jobs and their employer's business.

Course Overview
This course is designed to help employees use social media responsibly and effectively, both at work and outside of it. By raising awareness of the limits of online privacy, it helps employees understand the importance of maintaining clear boundaries while online between their personal and professional lives. The course uses real world scenarios to introduce employees to the legal issues surrounding social media, and to prepare them to anticipate and avoid the unpleasant consequences it can have for their careers. It also helps employees interact online more effectively so they can use social media for their benefit and for the benefit of their employer.

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