What Is Sexual Harassment Training?

Sexual harassment training is a form of compliance training common in organizations of all shapes and sizes. Mandated by Federal and Connecticut laws, this training is aimed at preventing workplace sexual harassment in any form, including inappropriate remarks, unwanted physical contact, showing pornographic material, and demands for sexual favors.

Employers in Connecticut that employ three or more employees must provide training to all their employees. New employees hired after October 1, 2019, must be trained within six months of hire, while all current employees must be trained by October 1, 2020.

  • Federal & Connecticut compliant
  • 2-hour training for employees
  • 2-hour training for managers & supervisors
  • Available in English & Spanish

What Makes Our Online Sexual Harassment Training Better?

Connecticut Sexual Harassment Training Course Online

The ProProfs training course meets current Federal and Connecticut sexual harassment training requirements. The course is designed by legal professionals to help you easily deploy harassment compliance training to employees and ensure compliance.

ProProfs doesn't just give you a course; you also get our powerful Training Maker software, which means you can fully customize the course to fit your company's needs and preferences.

You also get our virtual classroom, which makes it easy for you to assign courses and track progress to ensure compliance. With ProProfs, you eliminate the time-intensive process of sexual harassment training and make it easier for both your HR and employees.

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  • Federal & state compliant for Connecticut sexual harassment training Federal & State Compliant

    Meets U.S. Federal and Connecticut requirements for sexual harassment training.

  • Auto-generated reports Auto-Generated Reports

    Access auto-generated reports and stats to view assignments, completion rates, and scores.

  • View & access Connecticut sexual harassment training courses anytime anywhere Anytime, Anywhere Learning

    View and access training courses on laptops, tablets or smartphones.

  • Self-paced learning Self-Paced Learning

    Employees can take the course on their schedule and can start, pause, and resume as needed.

  • Real-life case studies and examples to illustrate Connecticut workplace sexual harassment Real-Life Scenarios

    Includes real-life case studies and examples to illustrate workplace sexual harassment.

  • Integrate quizzes and surveys in a Connecticut sexual harassment training course Interactive Quizzes

    Quizzes, surveys and final exam included to assess knowledge retention and learning objectives.

  • Manage Connecticut sexual harassment training using centralized online classrooms with our LMS Virtual Classroom

    Manage courses and learners easily using centralized online classrooms with our LMS.

  • Online Connecticut sexual harassment training completion certificate Completion Certificate

    Employees can retake quizzes and final exam. Everyone is guaranteed a certificate on successful completion of a course.

  • 24/7 phone and live chat support 24/7 Support

    Round-the-clock and hassle-free email, phone, and live chat support.

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Who Is This Course For?

Connecticut Sexual harassment training course for supervisors

This Connecticut mandatory sexual harassment training course is designed for both employees and supervisors at all levels and working in different industries. It is based on state-mandated sexual harassment training requirements.

Employers who are looking to establish a code of conduct in their organizations and prevent unwanted cases of sexual harassment will find this online sexual harassment training course particularly helpful.

The course can be used as-is or customized to fit your training needs. It’s easy to enroll learners and train them using ProProfs Training Maker software.

  • Small companies
  • Large companies
  • Employees
  • Supervisors & Managers
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Course Outline

#1   Course Overview
  • Legal Disclaimer
  • Course Objectives
#2   Introduction to Sexual Harassment
  • Welcome
  • What Is Sexual Harassment?
  • Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment
  • Examples of Quid Pro Quo Harassment
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Example of Hostile Work Environment
  • Sexual Harassment Is an Abuse of Power
  • What Makes an Environment Sexually Hostile?
  • Who Is Protected by Sexual Harassment Laws?
  • Who Can Be a Sexual Harasser?
  • Where Can Sexual Harassment Happen?
  • More Examples of Sexual Harassment
  • Quiz
  • Chapter Feedback
#3   Sexual Harassment Laws
  • Sexual Harassment Is Illegal Under Federal Law
  • Sexual Harassment Is Illegal Under Connecticut Law
  • Connecticut Law (continued)
  • Connecticut Law (continued)
  • Connecticut Law (continued)
  • Remedies for Victims of Sexual Harassment Conn. Gen. Stat. 46a-86
  • Remedies for Violating Sexual Harassment Laws (Continued)
  • Where Else Is Sexual Harassment Illegal?
  • Quiz
  • Chapter Feedback
#4   Best Practices
  • What to Do if You're Being Sexually Harassed at Work
  • What Is the Employer Responsibility for Harassment?
  • Best Practices to Prevent Sexual Harassment
  • What Is an Employer Legally Liable For?
  • Can an Employee Be Personally Liable?
  • Employer Best Practices: Complaint Reporting Procedure
  • Employer's Best Practices for Investigating Complaints
  • Employer's Investigation Is Key
  • Employer's Investigation
  • Employer Best Practices: Discipline Where Harassment Substantiated
  • Employer Best Practices: When the Investigation Is Completed
  • Employer Best Practices: Remedying Sexual Harassment
  • Quiz
  • Chapter Feedback
#5   The Changing World of Sexual Harassment Claims
  • The Changing World of Sexual Harassment Claims
  • #MeToo Backlash
  • Microaggressions
  • Workplace Bullying
  • Gender Identity
  • When Protected Classes Clash
  • Sexual Harassment Not Limited to Male/ Female
  • Quiz
  • Chapter Feedback
#6   Filing a Complaint
  • CHRO Offices
  • Protected Classes In Connecticut
  • 300 Day Statute of Limitations
  • Quiz
  • Chapter Feedback
#7   Sexual Harassment Case Studies
  • Example 1: Not Taking “No” for an Answer
  • Example 1 Quiz
  • Example 2: The Boss with a Bad Attitude
  • Example 2 Quiz
  • Example 3: No Job for a Woman?
  • Example 3 Quiz
  • Example 4: A Distasteful Trade
  • Example 4 Quiz
  • Example 5: An Issue about Appearances
  • Example 5 Quiz
  • Chapter Feedback
#8   Resources
  • Resources
#9   PLACEHOLDER: Your Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy
  • Add Your Company Harassment Prevention Policy Here
#10   Thank You!
  • Course Feedback
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What You’ll Learn

Connecticut Sexual Harassment Training course for supervisors

Upon completion of this online Sexual Harassment Training course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify sexual harassment in the workplace
  • Effectively respond to cases of sexual harassment
  • Understand the laws governing sexual harassment
  • Know the roles of employers, employees, & supervisors

What are the Federal & State Training Requirements?

This Sexual Harassment Training course meets the standards outlined by the following U.S. Federal and Connecticut state laws:

#1Federal: Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964, FEHA and Title VII statutory provisions and case law concerning the prohibition against and the prevention of unlawful sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation in employment.
#2Connecticut: Connecticut Human Rights and Opportunity Act
#3Time’s Up Act, 2019
#4The Connecticut Discrimination Employment Practices Act (Section 46a-60(a)(8) of the Connecticut General Statutes
#5Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title 42 United States Code Section 2000e et seq.)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Connecticut sexual harassment training?

The CT sexual harassment prevention training is an educational and training process for employees and supervisors working in Connecticut. Employers having three or more employees must provide this training to all employees. Upon completion of such a training program, employees must be able to understand the laws governing sexual harassment, identify sexual harassment in the workplace, and respond to incidents of sexual harassment effectively.

Who needs to take Connecticut sexual harassment training?

According to Connecticut’s Time’s Up Act, which expanded the existing sexual harassment training requirements, employers with three or more employees must provide two hours of interactive training to all employees and supervisors by October 1, 2020. New employees must be trained no later than six months upon hire. Employers with less than three employees are required to provide the training only to supervisors by October 1, 2020.

What are the latest guidelines on Connecticut sexual harassment training?

The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) published FAQs, a poster, and other written materials, highlighting the importance of preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. The commission has also made available a free online education and training video on its website, which employers will find helpful in meeting the legal obligations. The training shall be inclusive of information related to the federal and state statutory provisions on sexual harassment as well as the remedies available to victims of sexual harassment.

When does this course start and finish?

This course is self-paced and is available as soon as you open your account. You can assign the course to your participants anytime, and set deadlines for them. The course is always available to you, so you can require learners to take it again as required by policy or laws.

How long do I get the course access?

As long as your account is active, you can access the course. If you cancel your account, you will lose access to the course.

Can I edit the course?

Yes, you can make changes to the course. If you do make changes, please check Federal and State guidelines to ensure you maintain compliance.

How is the course accessed?

You can administer and manage the course from your ProProfs Training Maker account. You can share the course with your employees by using our Virtual Classroom feature. Or, if you prefer, you may send them an email containing a link to the course.

How can I add my company’s harassment policy to the course?

There is a placeholder location in the course where you can add your company’s harassment policy. You can type in, copy and paste or even upload files directly into the training course, including: zip, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, pdf, swf, jpg, png, gif, flv, mp4, mp3, m4v. You can also add your policy to the classroom as a downloadable file.

Do you provide learner tracking (LMS)?

Yes. ProProfs Training Maker is a complete Learning Management System (LMS). You can automate reminders, ensure compliance, track all records, create groups and group admins, integrate with SCORM, xAPI, and more. You can create course bundles and learning paths, and access insightful reports and analytics. You can also build your own courses for any other training needs.

Can I pay one time to access this?

You can pay a one-time annual fee and access the course for a full 12 months. We also have a monthly payment program that would allow you to access the course on a month-to-month basis. Remember that your active subscription includes full access to all sexual harassment courses, more than 35 additional training courses, as well as completion certificates and all training records.

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