TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER a: ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
PART 1130 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES FOR GENERAL PROFESSIONAL REGULATION UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
SECTION 1130.400 SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING


 

Section 1130.400  Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

 

a)         All persons who hold a professional license issued by the Division and are subject to a continuing education requirement shall complete a one-hour course in sexual harassment training.  A licensee may count this one hour for completion of this course towards meeting the minimum credit hours required for continuing education.

 

b)         The sexual harassment prevention training course shall only be provided by existing Division-approved continuing education providers or by persons or entities who become Division-approved continuing education providers.

 

c)         The sexual harassment prevention training course shall include, at a minimum, the following topics:

 

1)         What is sexual harassment, including its forms and types;

 

2)         What should one do if one experiences or witnesses unwelcome sexual contact;

 

3)         Reporting sexual harassment within one's place of employment and to outside entities, such as the Illinois Department of Human Rights; and

 

4)         Whistleblower protections.

 

d)         The course shall be presented in a classroom setting, a webinar or online.

 

e)         The presentation of this course shall be subject to all other continuing education requirements for each profession.

 

f)         Completion of this course shall be a condition of renewing a license.  This requirement shall become effective for all applicable license renewals occurring on or after January 1, 2020.

 

(Source:  Added at 43 Ill. Reg. 5297, effective May 10, 2019)