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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 to satisfy annual training requirements and to provide advanced Title IX Coordinators and Deputy Coordinators with an up-to-date understanding of current compliance requirements, including requirements of the 2020 Title IX regulations, as well as best practices. 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 will help even the most experienced participants navigate the complex and often nuanced issues that arise throughout the sexual misconduct process. Attendees will also have the opportunity to put their training into action as they work together to oversee a complex sexual misconduct case and receive valuable, in-the-moment feedback from higher education attorneys.
This training will cover:
• Update on the legal landscape
– Possible changes from the Biden Administration
– 2020 Title IX regulations
– VAWA/Clery Act, including the 2022 reauthorization of VAWA
– Recent Title IX and due process litigation
• Identifying key components of legally compliant and effective policies and procedures relating to sexual misconduct
• Overseeing a legally compliant and effective investigation and grievance process
– Procedural requirements of the 2020 Title IX regulations
o Informal resolution processes
– Structuring a process applicable to sexual misconduct cases that do not fall under Title IX
• How to serve impartially
• Case studies designed to help participants troubleshoot challenging real-life scenarios