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Title IX Training

Department or Student-Group Training/Q&A

If you are interested in having the Title IX Office provide training for your department, employees, or a student group, please contact us at 208-496-9209. We are happy to provide in-person trainings that are responsive to specific needs or questions.

Thompson Coburn LLP Title IX Training Series

Module 1 – An Introduction to Managing Title IX Sexual Harassment on Campus

  • overview of the new Title IX rule
  • background and history of Title IX
  • key definitions
  • elements of a sufficient response to Title IX sexual harassment
  • interim and supportive measures and recordkeeping requirements

module 1 video

module 1 training slides

Module 2 – Formal Complaints of Title IX Sexual Harassment

  • framework for formal complaints of Title IX sexual harassment
  • requirements for a formal complaint process
  • requirements regarding dismissals and consolidation of complaints

module 2 video

module 2 training slides

Module 3 – Title IX Investigations & Informal Resolutions

  • requirements for investigations of formal complaints of Title IX sexual harassment
  • key concepts, notice requirements, confidentiality, evidence, serving impartially, issues of relevance, interviews, credibility determinations, collection and review of documentation, and writing investigative reports
  • requirements regarding informal resolutions

module 3 video

module 3 training slides

Module 4 – Title IX Hearings

  • hearing requirements for formal complaints of Title IX sexual harassment
  • key concepts, the live hearing requirement, advisors, managing cross-examination, relevance, credibility, burden of proof, evidence, and legal privileges

module 4 video

module 4 training slides

Module 5 – Title IX Determinations

  • requirements for written determinations of responsibility following a hearing
  • key concepts, the format, and content of determinations, organizing facts and thoughts, excluding facts in evidence, weighing facts under applicable evidentiary standards, types of evidence, effective deliberations, and writing a defensible determination

module 5 video

module 5 training slides

Module 6 – Title IX Appeals

  • requirements for appeals
  • key concepts, bases for appeal, drafting appeal decisions and requirements for appeal officers

module 6 video

module 6 training slides