During the Fall 2020 semester, OIE staff members will continue to work remotely to address reports of sexual misconduct, protected class harassment and discrimination, and conflict of interests in cases of amorous relationships. To schedule a virtual meeting or a phone call with OIE, individuals can email the office at equity@uccs.edu. OIE also accepts reports via their online reporting form found here: https://equity.uccs.edu/reporting/reporting-form

Title IX Personnel Training

Training

Title IX Personnel Training

As required by the Department of Education’s Title IX Final Rule, "recipients must post materials used to train Title IX personnel on their websites, if any, or make materials available for members of the public to inspect." Please note that any material found below is copyrighted by the publishing entity and should not be used without permission from the author. 

General OIE Training

  • Webinar hosted by Innovative Educators

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    • Understand what steps to take in preparation for writing a Title IX investigation report
    • Understand how to collect relevant evidence in accordance with institutional policy
    • Identify the types of information and evidence that should be included in the report, including how to fairly summarize the relevant evidence
    • Learn how to include credibility assessments in the report, when appropriate
    • Learn considerations regarding confidentiality 

    Training materials can be found HERE

  • Webinar hosted by The Institutional Response Group | Cozen O’Connor

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    • Background and Frameworks
    • Key Provisions
    • Practical Considerations and Challenges
    • Implementation and Considerations

    Training materials can be found HERE

  • Webinar hosted by The Institutional Response Group | Cozen O’Connor

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    • Explore decision making frameworks to implement the prescriptive and
      discretionary aspects of the regulations
    • Outline policy frameworks to effectively navigate the myriad policy
      components of the new regulations
    • Augment the frameworks with a discussion of the regulations through the use of
      hypothetical scenarios to bring key decisions to light
    • Provide a sample weekly project management plan for effective
      implementation, community engagement and comprehensive communications

    Training materials can be found HERE

  • Webinar hosted by the Colorado Attorney General

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    • What’s Changed
    • Definitions and Key Terms
    • Education Program or Activity
    • Notifications
    • Intake and IHE Response
    • Supportive Measures
    • Informal Resolutions
    • Relevance
    • Investigations/Investigative Reports
    • Hearings
    • Technology for Virtual Hearings
    • Appeals
    • Sanctions and Remedies
    • Bias and Conflicts of Interest
    • Interaction with Other Laws

    Training materials can be found HERE

Training related to the Title IX Coordinator

  • Training hosted by ATIXA

    Key Learning Outcomes

    • Overview of Title IX Coordinator Responsibilities
    • History & Overview of Title IX
    • Review of Title IX Legal Standards and Case Law
    • OCR & Title IX
    • Major OCR Guidance
    • Notice, Reporting, Responsible Employees, Confidentiality 
    • Reluctance to Report
    • Consent Construct
    • Job Responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator 
    • Prevention and Remediation 
    • Oversight of Prompt and Equitable Grievance Process

    Training Materials can be found HERE

Training related to Supportive Measures and Intake

  • Webinar hosted by The Institutional Response Group | Cozen O’Connor

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    • Provide an overview of initial assessment or intake and
      outreach processes
    • Outline the legally-required elements for intake processes
      under the new Title IX regulations, and
    • Share effective practices in conducting initial assessments
      and intake processes

    Training materials can be found HERE

Training related to Investigations and Decision Making

  • Training hosted by ATIXA

    Key Learning Outcomes: 

    • Legal Basis for Title IX Liability
    • Intersection of Title VII and Title IX in Investigations
    • Due Process Myopia as a Legacy of Dixon vs. Alabama
    • Title IX Era – Equity By and Through the Process
    • Overview of The Civil Rights Investigation and Grievance Model – 10 Steps
    • Title IX Coordinator Oversight
    • Standard of Proof
    • The Force, Capacity, Consent Construct
    • Basic Interview Skills

    Training Materials can be found HERE

  • Training hosted by ATIXA

    Key Learning Outcomes: 

    • Investigation Process Overview
    • Components of an Investigation
    • Investigation Strategies
    • Elements of Investigation Reports
    • Basic Understanding of Evidence
    • Basic Understanding of Credibility
    • Basic Understanding of Sanctions
    • Case Studies

    Training Materials can be found HERE

  • Webinar hosted by The Institutional Response Group | Cozen O’Connor

    Key Learning Outcomes: 

    • Examine the prescriptive requirements of the final Title IX
      regulations related to investigations
    • Discuss evidentiary considerations
    • Outline effective investigation protocols

    Training Materials can be found HERE

  • Webinar hosted by The Institutional Response Group | Cozen O’Connor

    Key Learning Outcomes: 

    • Provide an overview of live hearings and decision-making
    • Outline the legally-required elements for live hearings, and
    • Set the context for further discussion on effective practices
      in conducting live hearings and decision-making

    Training Materials can be found HERE

  • Webinar hosted by The Institutional Response Group | Cozen O’Connor

    Key Learning Outcomes: 

    • Provide an overview of live hearings and decision-making
    • Outline the legally-required elements for live hearings, and
    • Set the context for further discussion on effective practices
      in conducting live hearings and decision-making

    Training Materials can be found HERE

Training provided to the UCCS Campus Community

  • Online course for all Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees

    This course presents an overview of university policies related to: 

    • Discrimination and Harassment 
    • Sexual Misconduct
    • Conflict of Interest in Amorous Relationships 

    It also covers: 

    • Obligation to Report
    • Retaliation and Related Misconduct 
    • Intervention Strategies 
    • Resources

    Information on how to access the Skillsoft Training can be found HERE

  • Presentation given to all First Year students

    Key Learning Outcomes: 

    • Creating a Safe and Healthy Environment

    The Video Presentation can be found HERE