Best Practices for Preventing Sexual Harassment for California Supervisors

Best Practices for Preventing Sexual Harassment for California supervisors consists of several online training modules in a non-video, bandwidth friendly format. The A.B. 1825 training is available 24/7, and defines and clarifies the serious risks and consequences of committing or not reporting sexual harassment. Supervisors will learn the impact of sexual harassment on employees and other workplace participants, like contractors and customers; how to recognize harassment; and their responsibility to identify, report, and prevent sexual harassment.

Trainees will learn:

  • The definition of sexual harassment
  • The types of sexual harassment
  • Acts that constitute sexual harassment
  • Who can commit sexual harassment
  • Where and when sexual harassment can take place
  • What is unwelcome and severe or pervasive behavior
  • The reasonable person standard for determining what
    constitutes sexual harassment
  • Warning signs of who might be a victim or perpetrator of sexual harassment
  • A manager’s role in preventing sexual harassment and receiving reports
  • A manager’s responsibility to communicate sexual harassment reports to those trained to investigate sexual harassment allegations

Risks and Subjects Covered:            

  • Equal employment: Trainees learn sexual harassment’s relationship to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, state law, and gender discrimination; explanations of hostile work environment and quid pro quo harassment; the reasonable person standard, abusive conduct; and the litigation risks of ignoring sexual harassment.


  • Strict Liability: Trainees will learn how they can be held strictly and personally liable with no defense available if they harass subordinates and take adverse employment actions against them.


  • Retaliation prevention: Trainees will learn about retaliation in the context of sexual harassment and how they can lower their exposure to this serious risk.


  • Proper management practices: Trainees are encouraged to set a positive example for employees; how ignoring jokes, horseplay, and abusive conduct can lead to charges of sexual harassment; and how to address sexual harassment by employees.


  • Loss Prevention: Trainees learn the importance of observation; reporting sexual harassment promptly; enforcing anti-harassment policies; cooperating with investigators; and refraining from retaliatory actions.

Audience: Supervisors

Format: On-demand in a Flash format. Not compatible with handheld devices.

Length: 2 or more hours

Trainer Available: Yes. Questions are received and answered via email from McCalmon trainers.

Language: English

Testing: Yes. Includes a pre- and post-questionnaire of ten questions.

Certificate of Completion: Yes

Written Materials: Yes

Interactive Scenarios: Yes

Closed Captioning: No

Customization: Yes. The module can be changed to incorporate organizational policies and procedures; state or regulatory statutes, and can be adapted to other languages.

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