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Preventing and Managing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Guide for Managers and Supervisors, Online Training Format

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  • 2.5 HRCI Credits
  • 2.5 SHRM PDCs
  • 2.50 Florida CLE Credits
  • 2.0 Georgia CLE Credits (2.0 Ethics)
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*Includes New Chapter on Workplace Bullying

Preventing and Managing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Guide for Managers and SupervisorsSexual harassment is a serious matter.  Unfortunately, many people do not always recognize sexual harassment in its more subtle forms or know what to do about it when they do see it.  This course teaches managers and supervisors how to recognize sexual harassment, how to establish policies and programs to prevent it, and how to respond effectively when it occurs in the workplace.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Managers, Supervisors, Risk Managers, and Human Resources Professionals

PROGRAM LEVEL
Basic

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES
None

ADVANCED PREPARATION
Not Required

DELIVERY METHOD
Self-Study

TIME TO COMPLETE
150 minutes

PURPOSE
To provide critical information on how to recognize, prevent, and manage sexual harassment in the workplace.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  • identify the relevant provisions of the primary federal anti-discrimination law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), that prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace;
  • define sexual harassment as established by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal government agency in charge of the oversight and enforcement of Title VII;
  • characterize and distinguish two types of sexual harassment, Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Work Environment;
  • identify questionable behaviors to watch for in the workplace;
  • distinguish facts from myths about sexual harassment;
  • summarize the individual responsibilities of employers, supervisors, and employees to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace;
  • identify the steps companies should take to respond to incidents of sexual harassment in a legally compliant manner;
  • identify the characteristics of an effective policy to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace; and
  • understand, identify and prevent bullying in the workplace.

TOPICS COVERED
1. What is Sexual Harassment?

  • Legal Definition
  • Types of Harassment
  • Employer Liability

2. Unacceptable Non-Verbal, Verbal, and Physical Conduct

3. Myths And Facts about Sexual Harassment

4. Recognizing Sexual Harassment

5. Prevention and Correction

  • Supervisor’s Responsibilities
  • Employee’s Responsibilities
  • Characteristics of an Effective Sexual Harassment Policy
  • Managing a Complaint of Sexual Harassment

FORMS INCLUDED

  • Discrimination Policy, Including Sexual Harassment
  • Employer Liability for Sexual Harassment – Common Questions and Answers
  • Initial Incident Report

ACCREDITATION
HR CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE
HRCI logo This program has been approved for 2.5 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.  For more information about certification or recertification, visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

(The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of this program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.)

SHRM logo SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
The Human Equation is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 2.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

If you're not completely satisfied with the quality of our courses, we will refund your money - guaranteed. Click here for detailsTHE FLORIDA BAR
The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education have accredited this course for 2.50 hours of General Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits. For more information about credit hours, visit the Florida Bar homepage at www.flabar.org.

THE STATE BAR OF GEORGIA
The State Bar of Georgia has accredited this course for 2.0 hours of Regular CLE credits, including 2.0 Ethics credits. For more information about CLE credits, visit The State Bar of Georgia homepage at www.gabar.org.


Preventing and Managing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Guide for Managers and Supervisors

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Instructions
    • Page 1
  • Course Objectives
  • Chapter 2: Introduction
    • Page 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Chapter 3: What is Sexual Harassment?
    • Page 13, 14
    • Tangible Employment Action
      • Page 15
    • When there is No Tangible Employment Action
      • Page 16
    • Tangible Employment Action
      • Page 17
    • What is Tangible Employment Action?
      • Page 18
    • Tangible Employment Action
      • Page 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
    • Employer Liability
      • Page 27
    • Employer Liability with No Tangible Employment Action
      • Page 28
    • Employer Liability
      • Page 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34
    • Lockard v. Pizza Hut, Inc.
      • Page 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
    • Hostile Work Environment
      • Page 40, 41
    • Reasonable Person Standard
      • Page 42
    • Retaliation
      • Page 43, 44, 45, 46
  • Chapter 4: Unacceptable Non-Verbal, Verbal, and Physical Conduct
    • Model Professional Conduct
      • Page 47
    • Nuances of Sexual Harassment
      • Page 48, 49
    • Address Unacceptable Conduct
      • Page 50, 51, 52
    • Verbal Conduct
      • Page 53
    • Non-Verbal Conduct
      • Page 54
    • Physical Conduct
      • Page 55, 56, 57
  • Chapter 5: Rick and Janet - A Sexual Harassment Scenario
    • Page 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63
  • Chapter 6: Perceptions Vary
    • Perceptions Vary
      • Page 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71
  • Chapter 7: Myths and Facts about Sexual Harassment
    • Myths about Sexual Harassment
      • Page 72, 73, 74, 75, 76
    • Facts about Sexual Harassment
      • Page 77, 78, 79, 80, 81
  • Chapter 8: Midpoint Review
    • Page 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88
  • Chapter 9: Recognizing Sexual Harassment
    • Page 89
    • Questionable Behavior
      • Page 90, 91, 92, 93, 94
  • Chapter 10: Prevention and Correction
    • Page 95
    • Supervisor Responsibility
      • Page 96
    • Observed Questionable or Offensive Behavior
      • Page 97, 98
    • Reported Questionable or Offensive Behavior
      • Page 99
    • Respond Immediately
      • Page 100, 101, 102
    • What Not To Do
      • Page 103
    • What Would You Do?
      • Page 104, 105, 106, 107
    • Employee Responsibility
      • Page 108
    • Employee Responsibility
      • Page 109
    • Employee Responsibility
      • Page 110
    • Characteristics of an Effective Sexual Harassment Policy
      • Page 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116
    • Managing the Complaint
      • Page 117, 118
    • Managing the Complaint
      • Page 119, 120, 121
    • False Accusations
      • Page 122
    • He Said, She Said
      • Page 123
    • Confidentiality
      • Page 124, 125
    • Dating Relationships
      • Page 126, 127, 128, 129, 130
  • Chapter 11: Case Study - Andrew and Marla
    • Page 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145
  • Chapter 12: Conclusion
    • Page 146
  • Chapter 13: Time to Review
    • Page 147
    • Course Index
      • Page 148
  • Exam (multiple choice)
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