Sexual harassment can take many different forms - it can be obvious or indirect, physical or verbal, repeated or one-off and perpetrated by males and females against people of the same or opposite sex.
This course is designed to inform learners of what constitutes sexual harassment and give examples of different types of sexual harassment within the workplace. It also highlights the responsibilities of staff and management and gives an overview of the complaint procedures staff can follow if they are sexually harassed.
• What is sexual harassment?
• Types of sexual harassment;
• Staff responsibilities;
• Management responsibilities;
• Effects of sexual harassment;
• Informal complaint procedures;
• Formal complaint procedures;
• What to do if you are accused of harassment;
• Steps to take after being accused.
At the completion of this course, learners should be able to:
• Define what sexual harassment is;
• Understand the different types of sexual harassment;
• Respond appropriately if they witness or experience sexual harassment;
• Understand formal and informal complaint procedures;
• Address false accusations of sexual harassment in a professional manner.