Illinois Sexual Harassment Prevention (1 credit hour)

Program Summary:  This course covers the topic of Illinois sexual harassment prevention. All Illinois employees are now required to receive sexual harassment prevention training that complies with the Illinois Human Rights Act.  The course includes definitions of sexual harassment as outlined in the Illinois Human Rights Act, examples of unlawful sexual harassment, a summary of laws concerning sexual harassment, and a summary of employer responsibilities.

This course is recommended for Illinois social workers and counselors and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

Find the reading at:  https://www.freestatesocialwork.com/articles/IllinoisSexualHarassmentPrevention.pdf

Publisher:  State of Illinois, Department of Human Rights; State of Illinois, Illinois Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Helpline

Course Objectives:  To enhance professional practice, values, skills and knowledge by examining sexual harassment prevention in Illinois.

Learning Objectives:  Define sexual harassment as outlined in the Illinois Human Rights Act.  Identify examples of unlawful sexual harassment.  Describe options for reporting sexual harassment.  Describe employer responsibilities to prevent, investigate, and correct.

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1: What Illinois legislation makes it a civil rights violation "for any employer, employee, agent of any employer, employment agency, or labor organization to engage in sexual harassment."
 
 
 
 
2: Every employer in the State of Illinois is required to provide employees with ______________ that complies with section 2-109 of the IHRA.
 
 
 
 
3: Which of the following is an example of Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment?
 
 
4: Which of the following is an example of Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment?
 
 
5: An employee's 'working environment' is limited to the physical location where the employee is assigned.
 
 
6: The Illinois Human Rights Act protects _______________ from sexual harassment.
 
 
 
 
 
 
7: Which of the following is not an example of inappropriate conduct?
 
 
 
 
8: If you experience, witness or become aware of unwelcome sexual conduct, know that you have the right to tell the person to stop.
 
 
9: Which of the following is not one of the options for reporting sexual harassment?
 
 
 
 
10: Complainants may report sexual harassment to the Illinois Department of Human Rights within __________ days of the incident(s).
 
 
 
 
11: Complainants may report sexual harassment to the US EEOC at any time within ____________ days of the incident(s).
 
 
 
 
12: Employers are strictly liable for sexual harassment perpetrated by its members or management only if the employer knew of the harassment.
 
 
13: Employer responsibilities concerning incidents of  sexual harassment in the workplace include
 
 
 
 

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Free State Social Work, LLC, provider #1235, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Free State Social Work, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 9/6/2018 - 9/6/2021. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

Free State Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP NO. 6605. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Free State Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

G.M. Rydberg-Cox, MSW, LSCSW is the Continuing Education Director at Free State Social Work and responsible for the development of this course.  She received her Masters of Social Work in 1996 from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois-Chicago and she has over 20 years of experience.  She has lived and worked as a social worker in Chicago, Boston, and Kansas City.  She currently practices in the area of hospital/medical social work.  The reading materials for this course were developed by another organization.