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HR Leadership Academy
All HRLA classes are offered in a Cohort series. Please select your Cohort and note all dates required to complete the series. Session II Cohort 1 schedule Session II Cohort 2 schedule Cohort class description

HR0070 - This course is designed to help supervisors and managers understand their legal responsibilities in preventing and addressing discrimination and workplace harassment complaints.

New or first-time managers and supervisors are required to take this class within 6 months of appointment into a supervisory position to meet the legal requirements of AB1825.

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with the  concept of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
  • Understand the federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination
  • Be aware of the County’s policies and procedures on discrimination and harassment
There is a 5-step process to complete these self-guided course(s):
  1. Staff will need to complete the Department of Fair & Equal Housing (DFEH) online Sexual Harassment Training and save and/or print their certificate of completion by going to: https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/shpt/
  2. Staff will need to go to www.sjcengage.com and click on the Learning/Online Learning/Mandatory Courses tab
  3. Staff will need to select Sexual Harassment Prevention and choose whether they are supervisory or non-supervisory
  4. Staff will need to watch the supplemental video for their designated classification.
  5. Staff will need to click on the Training Acknowledgment Form and print/fill out/sign and return the form to sjcengage@sjgov.org to receive credit for the course
Developing A Future Leader Series
All DFLS classes are offered in a Cohort Series. Please select your Cohort and note all dates to complete the series. See individual courses for course descriptions. DFLS Session 2 Schedule
Mandatory Courses
HR0721- This course covers processes that maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of business data in various forms. Complete Training Acknowledgement Form once you have watched the video and submit to SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org.     https://sjcengage.com/mandatory-courses/
HR0729- This course discusses what COVID-19 is, how it is transmitted and signs and symptoms to watch for. It will explain the sources of exposure, hazards associated with exposure, and appropriate workplace protocols in place to prevent or reduce likelihood of exposure. It will also cover Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); what PPE is necessary; how to properly don (put on), use, and doff (take off) PPE; how to properly dispose of or disinfect, inspect for damage, and maintain PPE; and the limitations of PPE.   Complete Training Acknowledgement Form and submit to SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org       https://sjcengage.com/mandatory-courses/

HR0117 - All San Joaquin County employees are required to attend this class. Participants will learn effective methods and techniques to diffuse potentially hostile situations, how to recognize inappropriate and potentially violent behavior, and the steps to take to ensure the physical safety of staff and clients in potentially hostile situations.

Employees are required to take this class within 6 months from date of hire and repeat it every 5 years.

Once registered, you will receive the webinar link from SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org no later than a day before the course.  

HR0119 - Designed for managers and supervisors, this class reviews the effective methods and techniques to diffuse potentially hostile situations. Attendees will also learn  the steps to take to ensure the physical safety of staff and clients in potentially hostile situations. Proper reporting and documentation will also be reviewed.

Managers and Supervisors are required to take this class within 6 months from date of hire and repeat it every 3 years.

Once registered, you will receive the webinar link from SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org no later than a day before the course.  

HR0001 - As a new employee of San Joaquin County, you have a wide variety of benefits available to you and your eligible dependents. The Benefits staff will be available to answer your questions and assist you in choosing the plans that best suit your needs at this workshop. The comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Flexible spending account options for dependent care and un-reimbursable health care expenses
  • Deferred compensation program
  • Retirement, Pension Plan
  • Labor organization presentations
  Once registered, you will receive the webinar link from SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org no later than a day before the course.  

HR0130 - San Joaquin County is committed to fostering an environment of inclusion, equality, and  understanding that values diversity and respects the individual differences that enrich the workplace. This training provides all San Joaquin County employees the tools necessary to gain a deeper understanding and awareness of diversity.

Employees are required to take this class within 6 months from date of hire and repeat it every 5 years.

  Once registered, you will receive the webinar link from SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org no later than a day before the course.  

HR0151 - Attendees will learn how to recognize and prevent discrimination and  harassment in the workplace. The training will also review Federal and State laws as well as County policies regarding discrimination and harassment. San Joaquin County’s Sexual Harassment Policies and Procedures and Civil Service Rule 20 will also be reviewed and discussed during the training.

Employees are required to take this class within 6 months from date of hire and repeat it every 2 years.

There is a 5-step process to complete these self-guided course(s):
  1. Staff will need to complete the Department of Fair & Equal Housing (DFEH) online Sexual Harassment Training and save and/or print their certificate of completion by going to: https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/shpt/
  2. Staff will need to go to www.sjcengage.com and click on the Learning/Online Learning/Mandatory Courses tab
  3. Staff will need to select Sexual Harassment Prevention and choose whether they are supervisory or non-supervisory
  4. Staff will need to watch the supplemental video for their designated classification.
  5. Staff will need to click on the Training Acknowledgment Form and print/fill out/sign and return the form to sjcengage@sjgov.org to receive credit for the course
HR0047 - This course will familiarize new employees with the County’s vision, mission, organizational structure and services, general workplace rules, diversity program, and other critical policies and procedures. The full two day version of this course includes representatives from the following organizations:
  •  Human Resources Department
  •  Equal Employment Opportunity Office
  •  Risk Management
  •  SJCERA Retirement
  •  Union Representative Presentation
Once registered, you will receive the webinar link from SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org no later than a day before the course.  
MHN Workshops
HR0820-During the holidays, it's easy to overcommit, leaving us with too much to do and too little time to do it. When we add the stress of a serious illness, with concerns about diagnoses, treatment, or recovery, the holidays may feel overwhelming at times. This workshop provides tips for individuals and caregivers on how to cope with an illness during the holiday season.
HR0681- This workshop teaches how personal responsibility and individual choices can help us manage stress effectively. Learning how to choose healthy responses to any given event is the key to minimizing stress and creating a healthy life. Learning Objectives:  After the workshop, participants should be able to:
  • Understand the importance of optimism.
  • Know how self-talk and attitude impacts quality of life.
  • Overcome negativity.
  • Assess their outlook.
HR0682- For some people, being organized just comes naturally. For others, not so much! However, being organized is possible. This program offers simple organizing strategies that can be practiced to produce significant results. Results that can decrease stress and help you to feel more ease and control in your life. Learning Objectives: After the workshop, participants should be able to:
  • Establish a morning and evening routine.
  • Declutter and organize their space.
  • Devise weekly meal plans.
  • Consolidate important information (health/ legal/ financial/emergency).
  • Manage their time and tasks.
HR0711 - It's not always easy for families to communicate well. Misunderstandings can develop in even the closest families, especially if parents fall back on unhealthy patterns that they learned when they were growing up. This program discusses the dynamics of communication within a family, and how to improve family interactions. Learning Objectives:
  • Enhance family communication skills
  • Know how and when to communicate
  • Identify changing communication needs as families evolve
  • Implement family meeting/conference guidelines
HR0704 - Effective communication is the foundation for solid working relationships. When people are heard and understood, they’re better able to work together for successful outcomes and develop win-win solutions. Through skill development and practice, this workshop helps participants enhance workplace communication. Learning objectives: After the workshop, participants should be able to:
  • Understand the connection between good working relationships and effective communication- Describe key elements of a clear message.
  • Identify and overcome challenges to getting the message across.
  • Apply techniques for building rapport
HR0647 - Healthy, resilient people have stress-hardy personalities and learn valuable lessons from challenging experiences. They rebound from major setbacks even stronger than before. Resilient individuals can change to a new way of working and living when an old way is no longer possible. This workshop discusses the different aspects of resilience, and provides strategies for developing and enhancing personal resilience.
HR0636 Creating a Work-Life Balance The conflicting demands of work and home can create stress and zap the time and energy needed to get everything done. In this workshop, participants will work toward improved work-life balance by identifying competing demands on their time and assessing their central life goals. Learning Objectives After the workshop, participants should be able to:
  • Handle multiple demands more effectively.
  • Follow five steps to achieving balance.
  • Identify internal and external stressors.
  • Know how to use energy wisely.
HR0633 Budgeting for the Holidays: Managing Personal Finances Whether you\'re planning a New Year\'s Eve bash, a family trip to see the grandparents, or an exciting winter vacation, now is the time to get your finances in order. Too often, the spirit of gift-fiving extends beyond what we can afford. this Workshop discusses the basics of proactive financial planning for the holidays so participants can enter the new year free of guild and debt. Learning Objectives After the workshop, participants should be able to:
  • Create a budget for holiday spending.
  • Create ideas for non-monetary or low cost ways to enjoy the holidays.
  • Communicate more effectively with family about holiday expectations.
Professional Skills
HR0623- This course will give you the tools to develop one of the most important traits of personal and professional success. Lean the barriers that interfere with listening and develop awareness of how attitudes affect the way people listen. You will examine how poor listening habits are developed and learn the guidelines to empathetic listening. Properly applied, this course will change your life. Course Objectives:
  • Discover your listening style and how you can develop your skills
  • Explain the three levels of listening and the effect each has on communication and relationships
  • Use techniques for getting the whole message
  • Learn listening skills to solve problems and get buy-in
HR0821-Few things positively impact employee and organizational performance more than accountability in the workplace. Where do you stand on this topic, and are you reaping the benefits of its power? We will glance at evidence that supports accountability, explore indicators to increase our awareness, and consider methods to take action.
  • A working definition
  • The case for accountability
  • Two indicators you don't have it
    • Behavior- The language of excusing and blaming
    • Performance- Ignored measures of time and quality
  • Three ways to get it
    • Organizational accountability--Build to last
    • Managerial accountability--Model the way
    • Personal accountability--See it, own it, solve it, do it
HR0723- An analyst’s work product needs to be clear, concise, logical, and correct. The first step in meeting these requirements is to plan effectively before writing—the best planners are the best writers. This class will help you analyze and organize your writing project, as well as help you choose the most effective way to present completed staff work to your audience. Writing Skills for Analysts helps participants learn how to become more competent and confident writers, to overcome writer’s block, to employ critical thinking, and to communicate using clear, concise, and correct language. Objectives
  • Organize thoughts and write with purpose and conviction
  • Effectively plan for audience, purpose, message, and tone
  • Incorporate logic / critical thinking in your writing
Once registered, you will receive the webinar link from SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org no later than a day before the course.  
HR0822 - Participants in this course will increase their ability to write letters and emails in a professional way that saves time, promotes readership, and builds credibility.
Safety Courses
Course Description: Introduction to accident investigation provides an introduction to basic accident investigation procedures and describes accident analysis techniques. The goal of the course is to help participants gain the basic skills necessary to conduct an effective accident investigation.   Who should attend: Managers and Supervisors (Foremen and Lead Workers) who may be responsible for conducting accident and/or near-miss investigations.   What they 'll learn:   Guidance for identifying root causes of incidents and/or near misses in order to prevent their recurrence Techniques to approach, identify and control the underlying or root causes of all incidents/accidents in order to prevent their recurrence Provides guidance on conducting an incident/accident investigation Accident investigation concepts Characteristics of an effective accident investigation program   Once registered, you will receive the webinar link from SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org no later than a day before the course.  
HR0160 - This workshop will cover some of the requirements for Department of Transportation commercial drivers as well as meet the County’s compliance standards. The County’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy requires that only trained managers (defined as Executive, Senior Management, Middle Management, Sheriff’s Management and Sheriff’s Sergeant) may refer employees for testing under reasonable suspicion. This training meets our County policy requirement.

HR0176 - This course is mandatory for all employees who operate a County vehicle or use their own vehicle for work  purposes. Through examples and skills exercises, participants will have an opportunity to review and sharpen their defensive driving skills.

Participants will:

  • Learn defensive driving tips
  • Learn how to perform a pre-trip check
  • Recognize potentially unsafe driving conditions
  • Recognize and avoid unsafe driving behaviors

Employees are required to take this class only once.

  Once registered, you will receive the webinar link from SJCENGAGE@sjgov.org no later than a day before the course.  
HR Leadership Academy
All HRLA classes are offered in a Cohort series. Please select your Cohort and note all dates required to complete the series. Session II Cohort 1 schedule Session II Cohort 2 schedule Cohort class de Read More
HR0070 - This course is designed to help supervisors and managers understand their legal responsibilities in preventing and addressing discrimination and workplace harassment complaints. New or first- Read More
Developing A Future Leader Series
All DFLS classes are offered in a Cohort Series. Please select your Cohort and note all dates to complete the series. See individual courses for course descriptions. DFLS Session 2 Schedule
Mandatory Courses
HR0721- This course covers processes that maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of business data in various forms. Complete Training Acknowledgement Form once you have watched the v Read More
HR0729- This course discusses what COVID-19 is, how it is transmitted and signs and symptoms to watch for. It will explain the sources of exposure, hazards associated with exposure, and appropriate wo Read More
HR0117 - All San Joaquin County employees are required to attend this class. Participants will learn effective methods and techniques to diffuse potentially hostile situations, how to recognize inappr Read More
HR0119 - Designed for managers and supervisors, this class reviews the effective methods and techniques to diffuse potentially hostile situations. Attendees will also learn  the steps to take to ensu Read More
HR0001 - As a new employee of San Joaquin County, you have a wide variety of benefits available to you and your eligible dependents. The Benefits staff will be available to answer your questions and a Read More
HR0130 - San Joaquin County is committed to fostering an environment of inclusion, equality, and  understanding that values diversity and respects the individual differences that enrich the workplace Read More
HR0151 - Attendees will learn how to recognize and prevent discrimination and  harassment in the workplace. The training will also review Federal and State laws as well as County policies regarding Read More
HR0047 - This course will familiarize new employees with the County’s vision, mission, organizational structure and services, general workplace rules, diversity program, and other critical policies Read More
MHN Workshops
HR0820-During the holidays, it's easy to overcommit, leaving us with too much to do and too little time to do it. When we add the stress of a serious illness, with concerns about diagnoses, treat Read More
HR0681- This workshop teaches how personal responsibility and individual choices can help us manage stress effectively. Learning how to choose healthy responses to any given event is the key to minimi Read More
HR0682- For some people, being organized just comes naturally. For others, not so much! However, being organized is possible. This program offers simple organizing strategies that can be practiced to Read More
HR0711 - It's not always easy for families to communicate well. Misunderstandings can develop in even the closest families, especially if parents fall back on unhealthy patterns that they learned Read More
HR0704 - Effective communication is the foundation for solid working relationships. When people are heard and understood, they’re better able to work together for successful outcomes and develop win Read More
HR0647 - Healthy, resilient people have stress-hardy personalities and learn valuable lessons from challenging experiences. They rebound from major setbacks even stronger than before. Resilient indivi Read More
HR0636 Creating a Work-Life Balance The conflicting demands of work and home can create stress and zap the time and energy needed to get everything done. In this workshop, participants will work towar Read More
HR0633 Budgeting for the Holidays: Managing Personal Finances Whether you\'re planning a New Year\'s Eve bash, a family trip to see the grandparents, or an exciting winter vacation, now is t Read More
Professional Skills
HR0623- This course will give you the tools to develop one of the most important traits of personal and professional success. Lean the barriers that interfere with listening and develop awareness of h Read More
HR0821-Few things positively impact employee and organizational performance more than accountability in the workplace. Where do you stand on this topic, and are you reaping the benefits of its power? Read More
HR0723- An analyst’s work product needs to be clear, concise, logical, and correct. The first step in meeting these requirements is to plan effectively before writing—the best planners are the bes Read More
HR0822 - Participants in this course will increase their ability to write letters and emails in a professional way that saves time, promotes readership, and builds credibility.
Safety Courses
Course Description: Introduction to accident investigation provides an introduction to basic accident investigation procedures and describes accident analysis techniques. The goal of the course is to Read More
HR0160 - This workshop will cover some of the requirements for Department of Transportation commercial drivers as well as meet the County’s compliance standards. The County’s Alcohol and Drug Abus Read More
HR0176 - This course is mandatory for all employees who operate a County vehicle or use their own vehicle for work  purposes. Through examples and skills exercises, participants will have an opportun Read More

 

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