University of Wisconsin–Madison

Individual (self-guided) learning opportunities

Disability and Ableism Awareness Training

A free, self-guided training available for all students, faculty and staff on campus. This training provides information on inclusive language usage, disability cultural awareness, and identifying and avoiding ableism.

Health Equity Training Modules

Introductory training modules that provide definitions of health, reflections on conditions that shape health inequities, and opportunities to learn about strategies to advance health equity.

Healthy Minds Program App

Provides a combination of podcast-style lessons and both seated and active meditations. You will learn what the science says about the brain while developing skills to cultivate a healthier you.

Mindfulness Meditation Podcast Series

A series of mindfulness meditation audio podcasts that feature UW Health practitioners sharing meditation and breathing exercises to enhance well-being.

Recognizing and Addressing Hostile and/or Intimidating Behavior (HIB) Online Learning Module

This online learning module is designed to help UW-Madison employees (faculty, staff, graduate student employees, and post-docs) identify characteristics of hostile and intimidating behavior when it happens, understand how to create conditions that prevent it, know the campus policies and processes in place to address it, and become familiar with campus resources that can help.

Recognize, Respond, Refer: Suicide Prevention Training for Faculty and Staff

A multi-part, online program that provides information and guidance for faculty and staff around supporting mental health, intervening, and preventing suicide in UW-Madison students and colleagues. This training does not offer immediate support to those in distress. Instead, it prepares faculty and staff to be better able to support students and colleagues in the future. Suicide prevention training is one part of a broader suicide prevention strategy on campus.

Social Justice Foundational Concepts

An introductory micro-learning course that provides an overview of foundational concepts of social justice. This course provides an entry point for reflection and building individual capacity to engage in more complex social justice concepts.

Virtual Learning Series

Virtual learning opportunities that cover a range of topics available to all employees. Topics include career development, change management, communication, conflict management, engagement, inclusion and diversity, leadership development, supervision, team development, well-being, and LifeMatters.

LinkedIn Learning

UW–Madison employees have free access to online learning through LinkedIn Learning, a full library of self-study software tutorials available anytime, anywhere that cover a range of topics, including diversity, inclusion and well-being.

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