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Title IX Basics

What: Provides the nuts and bolts of Title IX including identifying prohibited conduct, the institution’s obligations under Title IX and related laws and regulations affecting compliance such as Clery. Discusses the role of mandatory reporters under Title IX.

Who: Appropriate for any employee of the institution.

Title IX Coordinators

What: Provides an overview of the Title IX Coordinator’s Role in compliance. Addresses the nuts and bolts of Title IX as well as low hanging fruit compliance efforts and best practices.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, Deputy Title IX Coordinators, Title IX Team, any key positions involved in compliance with Title IX and related laws and regulations.

Investigators

What: Provides an overview of the role of investigators in campus compliance. Addresses the nuts and bolts of OCR’s requirements for investigations, best practices for conducting investigations and identifying conflicts and biases.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, designated investigators and those who supervise employees tasked with conducting investigations.

Adjudicators

What: Provides an overview of the role of investigators in campus compliance. Addresses the nuts and bolts of Title IX appropriate for adjudicators, identifying conflicts and biases, considerations for adjudications proceedings and best practices.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, adjudicators and anyone involved in the adjudication process including student conduct.

Student Affairs Professionals

What: Provides an overview of the role of the student affairs professional in campus compliance. Addresses the institution’s Title IX obligations, considerations in assuming multiple job functions, addressing conflicts of interest, communicating with other campus employees involved in compliance and best practices.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, Dean of Students, Judicial Affairs, Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, campus safety, campus counseling center, residence life and any other employees involved in student affairs.

Human Resource Professionals

What: Addresses the role of human resource professionals in compliance with Title IX. Provides an overview of the nuts and bolts of Title IX, the interplay of Title VII and Title IX and institutional obligations under each and best practices.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, Human Resource Professionals, Student Conduct, academic affairs leadership, any other employees that handle investigations or adjudication of complaints involving faculty and staff that implicate Title IX

Campus Security

What: Addresses the role of campus security in compliance with Title IX. Discusses the institution’s obligations under Title IX, OCR’s guidance on the interplay of criminal matters and Title IX matters, campus security as mandatory reporters and the interplay between Clery and Title IX.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, members of campus safety, employees in student affairs and residence life, and any other employees involved in coordinating compliance efforts with campus safety and local police.

Institutional Leadership

What: Addresses the role of institutional leadership in compliance with Title IX. Discusses the nuts and bolts of Title IX and the institution’s obligations, best practices for establishing a compliance mindset for campus, hiring external investigations, the role of leadership during investigations and PR considerations during a lawsuit or federal investigations.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, heads of campus such as presidents and chancellors, associate and assistance vice chancellors and vice presidents, division heads, provosts, athletic directors, and other high level management positions. Also appropriate for employees that support those roles and members of the Board of Directors or Board of Trustees.

Athletics

What: Addresses the role of athletics in compliance with Title IX. Discusses the unique role of athletics personnel in identifying and preventing sexual misconduct, stalking and relationship violence, the role of coaches during investigations and adjudications involving student-athletes, PR considerations and best practices for working with student affairs and campus safety.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, institutional leadership, public relations, athletics personnel to include the athletic director, coaches and athletic trainers.

Greek Life

What:  Discusses the role of Greek Life, both on and off campus, in compliance with Title IX and related laws and regulations.  Addresses the responsibilities of mandatory reporters and the interplay of that issue for off campus Greek Life.

Who:  Title IX Coordinators, Directors of Greek Life on campus, off campus sororities and fraternities who regularly interact with student affairs

Residence Life

What: Discusses the role of residence life in campus compliance. Provides an overview of the institution’s Title IX obligations and explores issues faced with reports of prohibited conduct to resident directors and assistance, best practices for communicating with student conduct and the differences in civil and criminal investigations.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, residence life, student affairs professionals, campus safety, advocates.

Academic Affairs

What: Addresses the role of the various facets of academic affairs in compliance with Title IX. Discusses the nuts and bolts of Title IX, the role of faculty as mandatory reporters and confidentiality concerns, the role of deans and department heads when a faculty member is accused of sexual misconduct and best practices.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, provosts, deans, department heads, faculty and any other employees within academic affairs who are considered mandatory reporters.

Advocates and Advisors

What: Discusses the role of residence life in campus compliance. Provides an overview of the institution’s Title IX obligations and explores issues faced with reports of prohibited conduct to resident directors and assistance, best practices for communicating with student conduct and the differences in civil and criminal investigations.

Who: Title IX Coordinators, residence life, student affairs professionals, campus safety, advocates.

Title IX Team

What: Discusses hypothetical situations implicating various areas of campus; PR concerns and implications to certain actions, and cross-division best practices for effective compliance.

Who: Any employees on campus directly involved in responding to a report of sexual misconduct, relationship violence and/or stalking.

Putting It All Together

What: Provides an overview of the role of different administrators and departments on campus in compliance with Title IX, a year in review of compliance in 2016 and a look ahead at post-election Title IX. Highlights high-risk areas and lessons learned from high profile cases in 2016.

Who: Most appropriate for the Title IX Coordinators and their team

Management Respondent Series

A three part webinar series focused on addressing respondent considerations in managing reports of sexual misconduct and interpersonal violence. Litigation trends and increased media attention show that students accused of sexual misconduct are just as likely to sue the institution as complainants.

In addition, OCR recently entered into a resolution agreement with an institution as a result of a complaint brought by a respondent.

Through this series, participants will review the legal obligations of institutions to complainants and respondents, learn about the current legal landscape in respondent litigation, assess lessons learned from OCR’s recent resolution agreement and successful litigation, and explore steps institutions are taking to ensure that the process is fair and equitable to all parties involved, including developments in respondent support services.

White Knuckling Title IX Compliance

What: This 45 minute webinar is packed with tips, tricks and best practices to assist institutions as they prepare for the new academic year.  Often institutions white knuckle their way through Title IX compliance during the academic year, making difficult situations encountered even more complex.  Part pep-talk, this webinar will ensure participants have considered salient issues as they enter the new academic year.

Who: Most appropriate for the Title IX Coordinators and their team

Timely Warning Notifications and Sexual Misconduct

What: This webinar provides a primer on the intersection of Timely Warning Notification requirements under Clery and reports of sexual misconduct on your campus.  Clery and Title IX overlap in many areas and this webinar will discuss the sometimes difficult task of determining when a report of sexual misconduct warrants a timely warning notification to the campus.  The webinar will also discuss policy considerations and best practices.

Who: Most appropriate for the Title IX Coordinators and their team

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