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Policy: ADRA discloses the Proprietary Interest of instructors.
Purpose: This policy is intended to maintain compliance with all local, state and federal regulations, as well as a high standard of professional conduct throughout the organization.
Responsibilities: ADRA's Executive Director Process/Procedures: In some cases, ADRA may allow an instructor with proprietary interests to conduct professional development activities at ADRA events, provided that appropriate disclosure of such interest is made.
Disclosure of proprietary interest will be made on course materials and at the beginning of the course. Examples of appropriate disclosures are the following: “The Instructor holds patent rights to the instrument” “The Instructor has a financial interest in this instrument” “The instructor is a consultant to the (name of Company)” “The instructor owns more than 10% of stock in (name of Company)” Even with disclosure, presentations shall not promote exclusive use of commercial product.
ADRA INTELLECTUAL AND LEGAL PROPERTY RIGHTS POLICY Policy: ADRA discloses the Proprietary Interest of instructors.
Responsibilities: ADRA's Executive Director Process/Procedures: Any materials, publications, processes, or related works for the design and delivery of courses developed by the instructor and presented for ADRA program shall be owned by both ADRA and the instructor. ADRA can use course content for other means.
ADRA or instructor can make courses' material available to attendees at their request. ADRA records all courses and workshops, and can provide for purchase these recordings. The instructor(s) must represent and warrant that the materials do not violate or infringe on any personal or property rights of others, whether common law or statutory; the materials contain nothing libelous or otherwise contrary to law; and that they are authorized and empowered to grant the license and release to ADRA. ADRA and instructor(s) are free to present the materials or revised versions elsewhere.
ADRA maintains a high level of professionalism by sharing the attached Non‐Discrimination Policy with staff and instructors and by promoting an environment of open communication within our team.
Policy: ADRA maintains a working and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination.
Responsibility: ADRA Executive Director Process/Procedures: Equal Opportunity - ADRA affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or national origin or other criteria protected by law. Inclusion ADRA is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for everybody and to ensuring that activities and employment decisions are based on individuals’ abilities and qualifications.
Consistent with this principle and applicable laws, it is ADRA's policy not to discriminate in offering access to its programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Such a policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards of conduct and performance are applied.
Prohibitions: ADRA prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of individuals in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.
Furthermore, the ADRA’s policy includes prohibitions of harassment of program participants, customers, and employees, i.e., racial harassment, sexual harassment, and retaliation for filing complaints of discrimination.
ADRA instructors, guest-speakers, staff involved in developing, administering, and delivering courses, workshops or other events are expected to maintain a high standard of professionalism and are not to discriminate or make discriminatory remarks based on gender, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, socioeconomic status, and/or sexual orientation.
Policy: ADRA keeps students' records up‐to‐date, private and secure. A computer database is maintained. Database contains information on: student contact information, course / workshop information, and date when certificate was issued. Responsibilities: Operations Manager Process/Procedures: Students may request a report of all CEU / CME/ CLE credits completed through ADRA by contacting our office, sending an email or calling our office.
Upon request, a record can be issued within 48 hours by email. Participant will receive a collection of certificates for the time period requested. Records are maintained for a seven year period. Records may be released only with the permission and notification of the learner.