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Title IX Workshop - Advanced Concepts in Resolving, Investigating and Adjudicating Sexual Misconduct

November 1-2, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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Higher Education  Title IX 

Higher Education Group Presents:
Advanced Concepts in Resolving, Investigating
and Adjudicating Sexual Misconduct

Strengthen your institution’s Title IX sexual misconduct systems, as well as your investigation and adjudication skills, through this two-day advanced workshop. Using interactive, hands-on learning experiences, we’ll take a deep dive into up-to-date best practices and legal issues.

While geared to a multi-state audience, training includes focus on key topics of concern to all Title IX offices and required by the Illinois Prevention of Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act such as:  trauma-informed response, response coordination, the role drugs and alcohol in consent, and cultural sensitivity.

Dates and Agenda
Thursday, November 1
8:30 a.m. – Registration
9:00 a.m. – Lessons Learned from Recent Case law, Compliance Developments and Regulatory Policy Requirements
Noon – Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Breakout sessions: Interview Techniques or Report Writing
4:00 p.m. – Adjourn 

Friday, November 2
8:30 a.m. – Registration
9:00 a.m. – Breakout sessions: Reluctant/Unavailable Parties & Witnesses or Consent 
Noon – Lunch, question-and-answer forum
1:00 p.m. – Breakout sessions: Adjudication Procedures or Free Speech and Academic Freedom in the Title IX Context
3:30 p.m. – Adjourn

Husch Blackwell 
120 S. Riverside Plaza, 14th Floor 
Chicago, IL

Who Should Attend
College and university sexual misconduct investigators, Title IX coordinators and other Title IX team members.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit as well as HR Certification Institute and Society for Human Resource Management recertification credit. Continuing legal education credit in other states can be obtained; please contact Cathy Roenspies by October 11 to inquire.

Workshop Cost
The fee of $450 for one day or $650 for both days includes:  

  • Full-day program 
  • Written presentation materials 
  • Continental breakfast 
  • Lunch
  • Certificate documenting completion of the advanced program

Questions? Contact Cathy Roenspies at 414.978.5329.


Kristine M. Zayko

Senior Counsel