Training provides Civil Rights Service Providers (CRSPs) with tools needed to perform their assigned duties.
CRSP training is provided in support of the Coast Guard Equal Opportunity Program. Quotas to attend training courses must be requested from the Civil Rights Directorate via the servicing Civil Rights Service Provider's chain of command.
The table below describes available training courses for Coast Guard Civil Rights Service Providers:
|Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI)||
DEOMI provides training for military and civilian Civil Rights personnel and for managers and supervisors with the desired outcome of:
|Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Training Institute||EEOC offers standardized courses
specifically for federal EEO professionals.
Course information may be found at: http://www.eeotraining.eeoc.gov/
|Graduate School, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)||This school offers an array of
career-related and continuing education courses to
include EEO counselor and mediation for EEO
Course information may be found at:
|Equal Opportunity Advisors (EOA) Course||This course is taught at
DEOMI. It is 10 weeks in duration with seven
weeks of DOD equal opportunity training and three
weeks of Coast Guard service-specific training. The
curriculum for the EOA Course provides a foundation
for the EOAs to assess the human relations/social
climates for the organization in which they serve.
It prepares them to provide sound advice and
guidance to CO/OIC to recognize, prevent, reduce, or
eliminate discriminatory practices.
The course is targeted to military members who serve as full-time EOAs.
|Leadership Team Awareness Course||This course is conducted in a joint
Service environment. The Leadership Team Awareness
Course (LTAC) is designed to allow senior leaders
serving in key organizational positions an
opportunity to explore evolving human relations and
equal opportunity/equal employment opportunity
issues in addition to gaining a complete
understanding of how these issues impact the unit
cohesion and mission effectiveness/readiness.
The course is five days in duration. The LTAC is targeted for Commanders and key staff or department heads to include their Silver or Gold Badge Command Chiefs (E-7 to E-9).
|Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Counselors Course||This
DEOMI course develops a base of knowledge and
skills that allow graduates to serve as effective
collateral-duty EEO counselors. It focuses on the
intra/interpersonal and organizational aspects of
EEO. Training introduces the causes and effects of
discrimination, EEO programs for federal
employees/applicants for employment, and civilian
personnel/human resource management. It
concentrates on the roles and responsibilities of EEO Counselors, communication and interviewing
skills, documenting EEO inquiries, and resolving EEO
complaints (including alternative dispute
This course is five days in duration and is targeted towards newly assigned collateral-duty EEO Counselors.
|Special Emphasis Program Manager's Course||Special Emphasis programs addressed
in this course include: Federal Women, Black
Employment, Hispanic Employment, Asian-Pacific
Islander Employment, American Indian/Alaskan Native
Employment, and Program for People with
Disabilities. Training concentrates on the roles and
responsibilities of Special Emphasis Program
Managers, communication skills, staff coordination,
briefing skills, analyzing EEO data, and planning
and managing effective Special Emphasis Programs.
This course is three days in duration and is targeted towards newly assigned collateral-duty and full time special emphasis program mangers.
|EEO Training for New Counselors||This course is conducted by the EEO
Commission Training Institute.
Participants are taught basics regarding EEO law and provided the opportunity to develop essential counseling techniques in a small group setting. Trainers also use instructive role plays and exercises to assist participants in completing an actual counseling, from interviews to writing the Counselor's Report.
Course Topics include:
This five day course is designed for new EEO counselors.
EEO Refresher Training for Counselors
|This course is conducted by the EEO
Commission and Training Institute.
Participants are updated on recent developments in federal sector EEO, and given the opportunity to enhance their skills. Trainers use instructive role plays and exercises to assist participants in sharpening their EEO counselor skills and techniques.
Course topics include:
This is a one day course.
Roles and Responsibilities of the EEO Advisory Committee
|This course is provided by the
Graduate School USDA.
This course is designed to provide information to EEO Advisory Committee members on :
This is a two day course.