II. Financial Disclosure
III. Conflict of Interest
V. Misuse of Position
VI. Other Laws/Regulations
VII. After You Leave
VIII. Where to Get Help
Introduction to the Course
Welcome to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) "Ethics Training for Special Government Employees."
This course has been created specifically for Special Government Employees (SGEs) and satisfies the Office of Government Ethics' (OGE) requirements that SGEs receive Initial Ethics Training (IET) and Annual Ethics Training (AET) that are interactive. Anywhere in the course where the term Agency is used that means VA.
You don't have to be an SGE to take this course, but if you are looking for ethics training for Regular Government Employees (RGEs), you might want to look at the OGE web site (Link to OGE web site) or ask the ethics officials in your agency.
Let's examine some of the benefits of taking this course...