Participants should endeavor to complete all required reading before class. Specific readings are referenced during segments of the module; these items have been provided to you via hard copy (books) or as web links/PDF documents to registered participants via Google Drive.  It is important for you to complete the pre-program assignments listed above prior to the beginning of TIX 201.  Assignments listed in the right-hand column below are the readings associated with that day’s session and should be reviewed before you the module and then briefly reviewed again the evening before the material will be discussed.

Day 1 - Friday, 20 October 2017

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  -  Program Check-In, Introductions and Overview of Program

9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. -  Topics Include:

  • Legal Foundations: Title IX Law and Policy Update—Title IX in the Trump Administration with Critical Litigation Update (also including discussion of ABA Report and select state law updates) - Reading: Primer 9-26
  • Corner 1 - ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT—SELECTED TOPICS - Reading: Primer 59-113
    • Training and management of responsible and other employees and populations - Reading: Primer 115-189
    • Conflicts of Interest issues, including working with counsel and ERM
    • Managing “traps”
    • Staffing issues
    • Managing narratives---leadership and morale
    • Due diligence and preparing for shifts in regulatory mandates
    • EXERCISE: CASE STUDY ON MANDATORY REPORTING, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND REQUESTS FOR CONFIDENTIALITY
  • Corner 2 - INVESTIGATION, DISCIPLINE AND GREIVANCE PROCEDURES
    • Preview of Day 2—Fundamentals of a “grievance process”—critical choices in promising practices, including pure and hybrid investigator models

5:00 p.m.  -  Welcome reception

 

Day 2 - Saturday, 21 October 2017

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  -  Topics Include:

  • Corner 2 (Continued from Day 1…)
    • Montana process—pros and cons
    • Conducing your own soft policy audit—“low hanging fruit”
    • Critical issues from the guidance and resolutions—managing “grey space issues”
    • Basics of report writing and notification including FERPA issues
    • Due and fair process
    • Integrating with other Equal Opportunity systems—including Title VII
    • Managing and training investigators---reviews and appeals: Trauma informed work
    • EXERCISES:  CASE STUDIES/ TABLE TOP EXERCISE
  • Corner 3 - Readings: Primer 191-204
    • Victim and Other Impacted Individual Assistance (Note discussion will continue into Day 3)
    • Discussion of Interim Measure and Remedies including No-Contact Orders, including Retaliation issues
    • Working with the academic side of the house
    • Counseling and Advocacy Resources
    • EXERCISE: Table Top work on managing no-contact orders

 

Day 3 - Sunday, 22 October 2017

 

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  -  Topics Include
  • Corner 3 (continued from Day 2)
  • Corner 4 - CAMPUS CULTURE AND CLIMATE - Readings:  Primer 205-225
    • Integrating primary prevention and educational resources
    • Community resources: law and enforcement and MOU’s
    • Using focus groups/students and faculty
  • FAREWELL WRAP UP—DISCUSSION OF ASSESSMENT