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South Suburban College to offer webinar on sexual harassment in the workplace

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 10, 2020) –The Business & Career Institute (BCI) of South Suburban College is presenting a webinar entitled Crucial Conversations: Recognizing & Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (A Virtual Webinar) on Tuesday, September 29th from 9:00 – 10:00 am and again on Wednesday, September 30th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.

Allegations of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct have permeated the news in the last few years. As a result, Governor Pritzker mandated all Illinois businesses to provide sexual harassment training for all employees at least once a year, starting in 2020. Behavioral health occupations requiring an Illinois license are also mandated to attend this training. In the webinar, HR Consultant Alexandra Glumac will address three important questions:

  • What is sexual harassment?
  • What do you do if you experience or witness it? and;
  • Whose responsibility is it to stop it?

Attendees will receive 1.0 continuing education credits for Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, and Licensed Clinical Social workers, meeting the criteria for these professionals regarding sexual harassment training. Additionally, 1.0 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) are available for SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP holders.

Certificates of completion will be available upon request for individuals representing other industries, to satisfy Governor Pritzker’s mandate. The cost is $25 per person, or $20 per person if three or more from the same company attend (add $10 surcharge for CEUs or PDCs).

The workshop will be held virtually and reservations are required. To register, please email [email protected] or call (708) 225-6055. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED BY 12 NOON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH. For additional information please call (708) 596-2000, ext. 3254 or email [email protected]. Sponsored by UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial and South Suburban Cook Human Resources Association.

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