Preventing and Dealing with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Illinois Behavioral Health

Release Date: May 24, 2021
About the Course:
The purpose of this course is to provide current information about sexual harassment in the workplace and to ensure that social workers comply with the educational requirements of Illinois Public Act 100–0554. This includes understanding how to prevent and deal with sexual harassment and how to report such harassment.

Social Workers completing this course receive 1 clinical social work continuing education credits. 

Psychologists will receive 1 (Florida Psychologists will receive 1) CE credits upon successfully completing this course.

Learning Outcomes:
After completion of this course the learning will be able to:
  • Define sexual harassment according to Illinois Public Act 100–0554.
  • Describe mandates of Illinois Public Act 100–0554.
  • Discuss federal mandates related to sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • Explain how to report sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • Discuss the impact of sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • Discuss ways to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. 
About the Author:
Adrianne E. Avillion, DEd, RN, is an accomplished nursing professional development specialist and published health care education author. She is the owner of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business devoted to helping nurses maintain competency and enhance their professional growth and development. Dr. Avillion earned her doctoral degree in adult education and her MS from Penn State University, along with a BSN from Bloomsburg University. She has served in various nursing roles over her career in both leadership roles and as a bedside clinical nurse. She has published extensively and is a frequent presenter at conferences and conventions devoted to the specialty of continuing education and nursing professional development.

How to Receive Credit:
  • Read the entire course online or in print.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to:
    • Complete a mandatory test (a passing score of 75 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
    • Provide required personal information and payment information.
    • Complete the mandatory Course Evaluation.
    • Print your Certificate of Completion.


Resolution of Conflict of Interest
The contributors to this course have no conflicts of interest relative to its content. Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
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