Training Opportunities for Salon Professionals

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Wendy Dickson, YWCA Director of Domestic Violence Prevention and Training, at a salon training in November 2018

Illinois requires Salon Professions to be Trained on Domestic Violence

In 2017, Illinois passed HB 42464 requiring all salon professionals to receive 1-hour of training on sexual assault and domestic violence.  The CE requirement of this new law was effective January 1, 2019 and the CE requirement will be in effect for September 2019 licensure renewals for cosmetologists and estheticians.

Salon professionals are key allies in helping fight the epidemic of domestic abuse in Illinois, where 1 in 4 women experience abuse and 1 in 5 women are sexually assaulted. Salon professionals are in the unique position to recognize the signs and symptoms of abuse in their clients and co-workers and discretely refer them to supportive services.

Why train with YWCA Evanston/North Shore?

  • We have trainers certified by the IDFPR.
  • We are the largest provider of comprehensive domestic violence services serving north suburban Cook County for over 30 years.
  • We have trained thousands of professionals on how to recognize the signs of domestic violence and appropriately refer clients for support.
  • We are local!  We know your community because we are your neighbors.  We will be here after the initial training to provide ongoing training support or follow up as needed.
  • During a training on domestic violence, attendees who have experienced domestic violence can often experience emotional distress. It is important as an employer you have a trained professional on site who knows how to appropriately respond to your staff.  If you know you have survivors of domestic violence on staff, we can also provide an on-site counselor during the training.  Fees for this service will be included in your service agreement.

Sign up for an Online Training Today!

Training Fees:
  • $25 per person

Please fill out the form below to register for an upcoming online training, hosted by YWCA Evanston/North Shore.

Note: This is an interactive online training.  Come prepared to participate fully, just as you would an in-person interactive training.  Be prepared to connect from a quiet place on a computer with headphones.  A computer with a webcam is recommended for maximum connection.  High speed internet will give you the best experience.  Details for how to connect to the session will be sent to you prior to the day of the training. The training will introduce resources you can use after the training.

Salon Training Registration Form

  • Please note - these trainings are virtual. You will receive a confirmation email with more information after you register. If you would like to purchase more than one registration. you will need to fill out the form and pay again.
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