Sexual Harassment Prevention: The Illinois Requirement

Sexual harassment in the workplace can be prevented and/or discouraged with training, anti-harassment policies, and reporting. Employers are responsible for creating work environments that are safe for all employees and are free from harassment. Following the correct state and federal reporting guidelines, as well as having a clear understanding of what constitutes sexual harassment, can help to reduce the cases of harassment and provide a safe environment for all. This course will discuss the laws and regulations that define sexual harassment. It will also outline the many consequences that are caused by sexual harassment and how to report sexual harassment if one experiences or witnesses it in the workplace. Lastly, this course will review the laws that are in place to protect those who make a report.

The purpose of this course is to provide health and mental health professionals with clear knowledge of the consequences of sexual harassment and the skills to help combat harassment in the workplace.

This course is designed to fulfill the Illinois requirement for 1 hour of continuing education in the area of sexual harassment prevention. This activity is designed to comply with the requirements of California Assembly Bill 1195, Cultural and Linguistic Competency.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the primary types and forms of sexual harassment.
  2. Identify the consequences of sexual harassment.
  3. Discuss steps to take when one witnesses or experiences sexual harassment.
  4. Outline whistleblower protections.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)


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This course is offered through NetCE.

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