Sexual Harassment: Illinois Mandatory Training

Sexual Harassment: Illinois Mandatory Training 

Illinois law prohibits sexual harassment. All employees should know what sexual harassment is. They should know what to do if it occurs. Employers must take steps to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. This course presents ways to prevent and manage sexual harassment. The goal of this educational program is to provide general staff with the required content regarding sexual harassment for the State of Illinois.


Hours: 0.50


Certificates provided by accrediting body (0 Match)

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-SHIMT
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2023
Learning Objectives:
Describe the two types of sexual harassment.
List at least two ways to report sexual harassment.
Describe at least two employer responsibilities regarding sexual harassment.
Describe at least one law about retaliation and whistleblower protections.
List at least three remedies available to sexual harassment victims.
Explain at least two ways to help prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment

Types of Sexual Harassment

Section 3: Reporting and Employer Response

Making a Report

What if You Are Accused?

Employer Responsibilities


Section 4: Retaliation and Remedies

Whistleblower Act


Remedies Available for Sexual Harassment

Preventing Harassment in the Workplace

Bystander Intervention

Section 5: Clinical Vignette

The Evaluation

Section 6: Conclusion


Course Contributor




Instructor: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” 

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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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