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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: How to Protect Yourself and Your License (1 CE hour)

When: February 6, 2020
7:00 PM
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting Platform
United States
Contact: IPTA

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The program has reached maximum capacity. We anticipate offering it again prior to September 30th. It will also be made available in a pre-recorded format in our virtual library.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: How to Protect Yourself and Your License (1 CE hour)

A new law passed in 2019 now requires all Illinois PT and PTA licensees to complete sexual harassment prevention training for each renewal cycle. We invite you to join us from 7 - 8 pm on Thursday, February 6th for a virtual 1 hour CE presentation on "Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: How to Protect Yourself and Your License".

Maintaining a self and healthy workplace is a vital role for all employees and employers.  This course will review sexual harassment in the workplace including various forms and manifestations of sexual harassment in the workplace.  We will review steps to take if one experiences or witnesses sexual harassment in the workplace including how to report harassment to workplace supervisors, anonymous call in lines, and state agencies.  Whistleblower protections will be reviewed for employees that report sexual harassment in the workplace.  Case examples will be provided to apply course concepts on recognizing and reporting harassment.  This course meets the 1 hour Sexual Harassment Prevention training required by the State of Illinois.

This course is being offered for FREE to IPTA members. Non members can pay $25 to participate in this virtual presentation.

This course will be presented virtually on February 6th using the Zoom platform. You will have to download the free zoom platform to your PC, MAC, iOS, or Android PRIOR to the presentation to utilize its capabilities.  Plan to sign in at 6:50 pm and enter your name when prompted.


Following completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe sexual harassment.
  • Recognize different forms and manifestations of sexual harassment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what one should do if he/she experiences or witnesses sexual harassment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop a plan to report sexual harassment if it were to occur in the workplace.
  • Discuss whistleblower protections for individuals who report sexual harassment.
  • Recognize and apply concepts of reporting to both employer and state agencies


In order to receive CE certificate for this presentation, attendees will be emailed the morning of February 6th with a link to complete a short quiz and course evaluation following.

CE certificate for IPTA members will be awarded to their member profile upon completion of the quiz/evaluation.

If you are NOT yet a member of a IPTA, upcon completion of the quiz/evaluation please allow 7-10 business days for a CE certificate to be sent to you via the email address provided during registration.

Note to nonmembers: In free CE opportunities alone, your APTA/IPTA membership can pay for itself! Do the math – we welcome you to explore the various benefits of IPTA membership by clicking here. You too can be a part of your professional association, click here to join!


Sarah Keller PT, DPT, NCS is an Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Clinical Education for the Physical Therapy program at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL.  She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Saint Louis University and is a Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.  She is active in the Illinois Physical Therapy Association and American Physical Therapy Association.  She lectures on ethical and legal matters in the DPT curriculum and to PTs and PTAs across the state.

Jay Lamble, PT, DPT, MS, NCS, OCS, MTC, Cert MDT, has worked as a PT for over thirty years in the Chicago area starting at Cook County Hospital. He has worked in a Neurosurgery Specialty hospital, Home Health, Community hospital and now works at Northshore University Health Systems.  Jay graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BS in PT, achieved his MS in PT from Northwestern University in 1994 and received his tDPT from University of St. Augustine in 2004. Jay is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in both Orthopedics and Neurology from the ABPTS. He has been a Clinical Instructor and mentor to over 50 students and in addition to being an active member of the IPTA is an Instructor in the APTA's CCIP class. 

Julie Rosen PT, MBA currently works as a Compliance Director for Sava Senior Care. She holds a BS in Physical Therapy from University of Wisconsin, a MBA from Loyola University – Chicago, a Certificate in Project Management from DePaul University.  Ms. Rosen is also has a certification in Healthcare Compliance from Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).  Ms. Rosen is a member of the IPTA Ethics Committee.

Can't attend on February 6th?

The IPTA plans to record this presentation and make available at a later date for members/nonmembers to view on demand by visiting the IPTA online store. A link to a short quiz will be available to receive CE for this sexual harassment prevention training course.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Required for License Renewal in 2020

A new law passed in 2019 will require sexual harassment prevention training for all persons who hold a professional license issued by the Division of Professional Regulation (DPR) – this includes PT and PTAs.  This did not cause an increase in the number of hours required but is to be a topic for 1 hour of your currently required hours. Click here to learn more.

For PT, 1 of the 40 required CE hours for license renewal should include this training prior to September 30, 2020.

For PTAs, 1 of the 20 required CE hours for license renewal should include this training prior to September 30, 2021.


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