Learn how to help your clients who experience domestic violence or sexual assault

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Chicago Says No More to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

  • When cosmetologists and estheticians renewed their license in September 2019, they were the first group in Illinois’ 2-year renewal cycle asked to confirm they had completed this new course now required by the Cosmetology Renewal License Domestic Violence Course (HB 4264/PA99-0766) 

  • According to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), here is the timeline for other groups required to complete a one-hour, one-time Continuing Education (CE) regarding domestic violence 

    - September 2020—cosmetology teachers and esthetics teachers 

    - October 2020—nail technicians, nail technology teachers, hair     braiders and hair braiding teachers

  • This requirement must be completed in order for a license to be renewed. This requirement equips 84,000 licensees to help clients when they ask for help

  • Enroll in the Listen. Support. Connect. class at ABS 2020 to fulfill your requirement for Illinois license renewal

  • Certified DV and SA instructors, who have completed 40 hours of training, will help you learn how to recognize signs, how torespond when your clients ask for help, and how to identify and direct your clients to helpful resources•

  • If you attended Listen. Support. Connect. at ABS 2019, ‘18, ‘17 or ‘16, you are in compliance and do not have to take the course again to renew your Illinois license•

  • Chicago Says No More, experts in the fields of domestic violence and sexual assault, produced Listen. Support. Connect., in collaboration with Cosmetologists Chicago and Pivot Point, to increase awareness of the epidemic of intimate violence and to educate salon professionals about the best ways to respond when a client shares personal information or asks for help

*Once the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) has completed the rules and regulations for this new law applying to your profession, Chicago Says No More and Cosmetologists Chicago will announce a schedule of classes.

The Chicago Cosmetologists Association, Inc. is an approved sponsor of domestic violence continuing education by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (license #290-000021). 

Educators and events subject to change without notice.

with Chicago Says No More Instructors
PRICE: FREE with ABS Admission
CEH: 1 hour

Class Listings @ABS 2020

Saturday, April 18 Sunday, April 19 Monday, April 20
  12noon – 1pm   EDU-655   10am – 11am   EDU-659   10am – 11am   EDU-664
  1pm - 2pm   EDU-656   11am – 12noon   EDU-660   11am – 12noon   EDU-665
  2pm - 3pm   EDU-657   12noon – 1pm   EDU-661   12noon – 1pm   EDU-667
  3pm - 4pm   EDU-658   1pm - 2pm   EDU-662   1pm - 2pm   EDU-668
  2pm - 3pm   EDU-663    2pm - 3pm   EDU-669