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Upcoming HMBR Webinar: Title IX Sexual Harassment Training

The new Title IX Regulations on Sexual Harassment became effective on August 14, 2020. HMBR is offering a webinar to help colleges and universities comply with the new training requirements in the regulations.  Sign up here.

This training is designed for Title IX Coordinators, investigators, hearing officers, hearing panel members, student conduct officials, appeal decision-makers, and any other employee that needs to know what the new Title IX rules require and how to conduct impartial investigations and resolutions of sexual harassment complaints.  The training will cover:

• The scope of Title IX under the 2020 Title IX Regulations, including the specific definitions of sexual harassment and an education program or activity

• How the new rules address dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking

• Roles and responsibilities of participants in the new Title IX process

• How to conduct a prompt, thorough and impartial investigation and grievance process

• The specific new procedural requirements relating to investigations, hearings, appeals, and informal resolution

• How to avoid bias and conflicts of interest in the investigation and resolution process

• Issues relating to assessing the relevancy of questions and evidence

• Training on technology that may be used at a live hearing

The training will comply with the new training requirements in the 2020 Title IX Regulations. Training will be provided in a format that can be posted on the institution’s website, as required by the new rules. The training will be presented by Debbie Osgood, partner at Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd. and expert on Title IX issues. Ms. Osgood previously served as National Enforcement Director for the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR).

  Aug 13, 2020  |  By    |   On Compliance - Title IX