Planning for Roles, Responsibilities & Strategies in ADA Compliance

  • Classroom

This course provides an introduction to accessibility and risk reduction through compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). You will learn the legal requirements of ADA. They will also learn how accessibility affects all areas of their organization, and will thus be equipped to seek out further training for themselves and others regarding specific aspects of building and facility codes, best practices for communication, and access to programs, services, and activities for persons with disabilities. Americans with Disabilities Act, Title II Regulations Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability California Building Standards Code (Title 24, California Code of Regulations) California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)Other federal and state accessibility standards and regulations.


If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. 

Topics Covered

  • Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Defining Person with Disability
  • Identifying Barriers to Accessibility
  • Using Acceptable Terminology
  • Consequences of ADA Compliance and Noncompliance
  • Designating an ADA Coordinator
  • Providing a Statement of Accommodations
  • Understanding the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Understanding Grievance Policies and Procedures
     

Duration:

3 hours

Code/regulation:

Best Practices

Frequency:

As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Administrators And Supervisors Regarding The Roles And Responsibilities Of Public Entities Governments Regarding Compliance With The Americans With Disabilities Act And Related Accessibility Standards