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Civil Rights and Complaints

The Child Nutrition Programs Civil Rights and Complaints online training.

Course Description

Learn about the seven mandatory civil rights training topics, as designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and gain an understanding of the sponsor’s responsibilities in ensuring compliance with civil rights regulations.

  • Course Number: 410
  • Training Length: 15 minutes
  • Certificate: Available at the end of the training
  • Target Audience: Food Service Directors and staff
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: March 2019

Online Course

Begin the Civil Rights in the Child Nutrition Programs External link opens in new window or tab. course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:

Crediting

  • Crediting: 0.25 hours
  • Key Area: Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Human Resources(3400)
      • Learning Objective: Human Resources Management (3410), Employee Health, Safety, and Wellness (3450)

For more information on crediting, access the USDA web document Professional Standards Learning Objectives External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Program Accountability Administration by phone at 916-327-2256 for assistance. For questions regarding the course content, contact Heather Sashington, Civil Rights and Complaints Coordinator, by phone at 916-322-2135 or by email at hsashington@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Heather Sashington | hsashington@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-2135
Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 30, 2019
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