Annual Training for New Title IX Coordinators and Deputy Coordinators

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Title IX Coordinators and Deputy Coordinators are responsible for ensuring that your institution complies with its obligations under Title IX, including the 2020 Title IX regulations and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), and higher education institutions are legally required to provide them with specialized training on an annual basis. Further, the Title IX regulations require Title IX Coordinators to receive training on specific topics. Given the current legal obligations, the heightened focus on enforcement of Title IX, and the increasing complexity of sexual misconduct matters, it is more important than ever that your Title IX Coordinators are well trained on your institution’s obligations under Title IX and VAWA. And with recent changes through the 2022 reauthorization of VAWA, including a new definition and new climate survey obligation, and more changes expected from the Biden administration, your institution should ensure that your Title IX Coordinators receive up-to-date information about the current legal landscape.

Join us for an in-depth training specifically designed for new Title IX coordinators, deputy coordinators, and other key personnel responsible for ensuring your institution’s compliance. The benefits of our training extend beyond simply satisfying your annual training requirements and gaining an understanding of the current compliance requirements. Our training is conducted by higher education attorneys who regularly advise institutions on all aspects of the sexual misconduct process, from policy drafting, to investigating and adjudicating sexual misconduct cases, through the final resolution of sexual misconduct matters. This firsthand, real-world experience will help participants to understand not only the legal requirements but also the practical day-to-day application of related policies and procedures and to navigate the complex issues that arise throughout the sexual misconduct process.

This session will also specifically address the impact and challenges of trauma in navigating the sexual misconduct process. Attendees will have the opportunity to put their training into action as they consider hypothetical scenarios and receive valuable, in-the-moment feedback from higher education attorneys.

Attendees will receive a certificate verifying their completion of the training session.

This training will cover:

• Understand the legal landscape of

– Possible changes from the Biden Administration

– 2020 Title IX regulations

– VAWA/Clery Act, including the 2022 reauthorization of VAWA

– Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

– Mandatory reporting laws

• Identifying Title IX Coordinator roles and responsibilities

• How to serve impartially

• Determining key components of legally compliant and effective policies and procedures relating to sexual misconduct

• Overseeing a legally compliant and effective investigation and grievance process

• Providing services to victims of sexual violence

• Creating a culture of understanding and preventing sexual misconduct

• Discussion of hypothetical Title IX scenarios