ESPARC & WVP

The Employee Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Response Course (ESPARC) and Workplace Violence Prevention (WVP) training must be completed by all Brooklyn College employees on an annual basis.

Employee Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Response Course (ESPARC)

Under New York State’s Enough is Enough law, colleges and universities must provide ongoing education and training about sexual misconduct to students and employees. For this reason, all Brooklyn College employees are required to complete the Employee Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Response Course (ESPARC) once each academic year.

How to complete this training:

This course is provided via CUNY Blackboard. All active employees can sign into their  CUNY Blackboard account and navigate to My Organizations to view and complete the ESPARC 2023-2024 training. This training is also offered via Live sessions (see below)

Deadline:

  • Part-Time Staff (including Adjuncts): December 20th, 2023
  • Full-Time Staff: May 31st, 2024

Workplace Violence Prevention

In compliance with New York State law and CUNY Policy, all Brooklyn College employees are required to complete training in workplace violence awareness and prevention once each academic year.

How to complete this training:

This course is provided via CUNY Blackboard. All active employees can sign into their  CUNY Blackboard account and navigate to  My Organizations  to view and complete the WVP 2023-2024 training. To reduce any technical difficulties, you should plan to complete the training in one sitting. Be sure at the end of each Knowledge Check Section to check “mark as reviewed” to receive full credit for the training.  This training is also offered via Live sessions (see below)

Deadline:

  • Part-Time Staff (including Adjuncts): December 20th, 2023
  • Full-Time Staff: May 31st, 2024

ESPARC & WVP Combo Training Live via Zoom

This course is a combined live training session for both ESPARC and WPV training conducted by the Campus Compliance Training Administrators. These live training sessions cover the same material as the ESPARC and WVP training on CUNY Blackboard.

Upcoming presentations:

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 10am (via Zoom)
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 1pm (via Zoom)
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at 10am (via Zoom)
  • Tuesday, December 19, 2023 @ 1pm (via Zoom)

Register for a live session here.

A BCWebCentral ID is required to register for courses. Non-tax levy and Research Foundation employees should send an e-mail to HRSTRAINING@brooklyn.cuny.edu to register.

For questions about your registration or certificates of completion for this course, e-mail the Office of Human Resource Services.

If you have questions about the course content, e-mail Michelle Vargas, Title IX coordinator.

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