E-Learning: Foundations of SEAH Investigations

  • Author(s)
    CHS Alliance
  • Resource Type
    External Link
  • Themes
This resource refers to the 2014 edition of the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS). A more accessible CHS will launch in March 2024. To find out more about the updated CHS and transitional phase, please visit the CHS website.

Hosted on the Disaster Ready Platform, in this 90-minute curriculum, you will learn about the foundations of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH) investigations, the purpose of investigations, the different roles and responsibilities, the phases of SEAH investigations, and the investigation principles.

The curriculum consists of two modules based on a fictional case study. The second module contains a test were you must achieve a passing score of 70% to complete the curriculum and receive your certificate. The test may be attempted an unlimited number of times.


  • Define the key terms in SEAH investigations and the purpose of SEAH investigations.
  • Identify the key aspects of the principles of SEAH investigations.
  • Identify and define the phases of a SEAH investigation.
  • Identify the contexts in which remote investigations occur.

This training is designed for anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment (SEAH) investigations and how they are conducted. It is relevant for staff in any position and at any level, either new to or experienced in humanitarian and development work.  This course completes Tier 1 of a four-tiered training scheme that builds professional skills in SEAH investigations and establishes a professional standard and career progression for investigators. Please note that completing this course does not certify you to professionally conduct an SEAH investigation.

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