ERIC Number: ED443972
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
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)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Education, Confidential Records, Confidentiality, Courts, Disease Control, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Institutes (Training Programs), Labor Legislation, Seminars, Supervisory Training
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Oregon