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Professional/Organizational Training Opportunities Offered

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The Division of Human Development, Diversity and Inclusion offers a series of workshops for faculty, staff and administrators throughout the academic year.

If interested in attending any of the offerings, log in through the CSUF Portal, select employee training, then ETC login on the left menu bar and select instructor-led training sessions. For more information, visit the HRDI website, call 657-278-5107 or email

Programs are offered in Room 700 of College Park unless otherwise noted.
Upcoming talks include:

Oct. 13

10-11 a.m. —“Class and Compensation Essentials – MPP only” Management personnel learn the requirements and processes for classification reviews, position descriptions, in-range progression, salary stipends and reassignments.
2-3 p.m. — “Management 101 for New Managers” New managers and supervisors learn to solve work and management issues, navigate through the political system and explore available resources.

Oct. 14

10-11 a.m. — “CCAR System” In an MPP-focused session, learn how to use the CCAR system to submit position classification review requests, in-range progressions and stipends, reassignment requests, monitor all classification & compensation action requests and more.

Oct. 15

Noon – 1 p.m. — Faculty/Author Series: “Primed to be Color-Blind: Asian American College Students, Racial Identity, Development and Color-Blind Racism” with Vijay Pendakur. Discuss this chapter from “Killing the Model Minority Stereotype: Asian American Counter-Stories and Complicity” to learn about color-blind racism and racial identity development of Asian American college freshman.
2-3:30 p.m. — “International Travel Insurance” Learn and review the online request system for Foreign Travel Liability Insurance and the various departments involved with ensuring the insurance has been bound.

Oct. 16

Noon – 1 p.m. — “Self Defense Part I”  In this first session of a two-part self-defense course, Cpl. Iris Cortes will share how to recognize red flags and what individuals can do to protect themselves. (Second session is offered Oct. 22.)
10-11:30 p.m. — “Refresher to Campus Travel Procedures” A review of employee travel policies and procedures for those who have completed “Intro to Campus Travel Procedures.” Room 319 of Langsdorf Hall.

Oct. 20

12:30-2 p.m. — “Culture Diversity Competency Series” In the second of a four-part series, Mikel Hogan, chair and professor of human services, will discuss the second skill of cultural diversity competence: reducing the six barriers to respectful interpersonal and social group interactions.
Noon-1 p.m. — “Food is Medicine”  Make more informed food choices by learning the therapeutic benefits of food/nutrients and evaluate the impact of those choices on your well-being. Room 730 of College Park

Oct. 22

Noon-1 p.m. — “Self Defense Part II” Part 2 of the self defense workshop is hands-on practice presented by Cpl. Iris Cortes. Room 264 of the Kinesiology and Health Science Building

Oct. 26

Noon- 1 p.m. — “Interviewing Techniques” Freshen up your interviewing skills and learn from HRDI Employment staff the do’s and don’ts in an interview.

Oct. 27

Noon – 1 p.m. — “Acupuncture” Discover how acupuncture is used in holistic medicine for a variety of ills, including stress. Program will include how to work with your healthcare provider to receive acupuncture treatment.

Oct. 29

9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. — “CalPERS Retirement Workshop” Program for campus staff members nearing retirement. Workshop will include CalPERS retirement benefits and the retirement process.