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ERIC Number: ED443972
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
AIDS in the Workplace: A Training for Managers and Supervisors. District of Oregon.
Tyree, Jimmy L.
This document provides a summary of "AIDS in the Workplace for Court Managers," a 3-hour seminar that was presented to the District of Oregon. The document begins with a summary of the seminar goals and objectives, which included the following: reduce fears and anxieties about HIV/AIDS in the workplace; provide information about the fundamentals of HIV/AIDS; explore the legal and ethical aspects of HIV/AIDS and provide a forum for discussion; discuss the issue of confidentiality regarding employees' HIV status; identify actions that could constitute discrimination based on the Americans with Disabilities Act; and identify state and federal laws regarding HIV/AIDS. Presented next are questions summarizing the seminar's content regarding basic medical facts and work-related issues. Concluding the document are reproductions of the 55 Power Point slides presented during the seminar. Among the topics covered in the individual slides are the following: interpersonal barriers in the workplace; strategies for overcoming barriers; global statistics on HIV/AIDS; historical trends in AIDS incidence; HIV/AIDS among various minority groups; symptoms and causes of AIDS and HIV; exposure versus infection; sexually transmitted diseases; managers' responses to employees' HIV disclosure; HIV testing; Oregon revised statutes; and precautions to prevent discrimination. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Oregon