This 4 day intensive training class is designed for campus administrators and investigators who have responsibility for conducting and/or overseeing Title IX compliance and sexual misconduct investigations on their college and university campuses. Attendees will learn how to manage and fully investigate complaints of sexual misconduct, with emphasis on complying with the Clery Act and numerous guidance documents issued by the Office for Civil Rights. The class will include opportunities for discussion and participation in case studies and practical exercises.
Some of the key topics that will be covered include:
- Review of relevant laws, regulations, guidance; and case law;
- Role of the Title IX Coordinator;
- Education and prevention efforts;
- Conducting trauma-informed investigations;
- Understanding incapacitation;
- Conducting credibility assessments; and
- Report writing and adjudication processes.
Who Should Attend
This class is appropriate for Title IX coordinators, deputy coordinators, and investigators; general counsel; administrators in human resources, student affairs/student conduct athletics who conduct civil rights investigations; as well as those non-sworn personnel in campus public safety whose work requires them to conduct civil rights investigations. Sworn campus police/public safety officers who conduct criminal investigations, make arrests, and do not interact with other college administrators regarding Title IX and Clery, should attend the Investigation of Sex Crimes and Sexual Misconduct for Campus Police/Public Safety and Civil Rights (Conduct/Title IX) Investigators: Conducting Trauma Informed Investigations training class.
Attendees of this class will be certified through D. Stafford & Associates. Certification verifies attendance at this class and can serve as an institution’s documentation that the attendee has received training that addresses issues related to sexual assault, including how to conduct an investigation and hearing process that protects the safety of victims and promotes accountability.
Persons who successfully complete this class will be eligible to enroll in the online Sexual Assault Investigations Recertification Training Program to help meet the annual training requirement of the Clery Act, as amended by the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act of 2013.
Attendees of this class are encouraged to attend the Investigation of Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking for Campus Police, Public Safety and Civil Rights (Conduct/Title IX) Investigators class to address issues related to dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking to fully meet the annual training requirement of the Clery Act for persons involved in investigating or adjudicating these cases.
This training program will feature expert faculty who serve or who have served as practitioners and/or lawyers serving on college and university campuses throughout the country in the areas of Title IX compliance, campus police/public safety, student conduct, and human resources.
This class is held in various locations around the country each year. The class is held from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm on days 1-3 and 8:00 am – 2:00 pm on day 4.
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