Title IX Investigator Tier 5 Class: Report Writing

Title IX Coordinator Track

These classes are appropriate for Title IX Coordinators. It is suggested that Title IX Coordinators take the classes in the Coordinator Track in order of the Tiers (Tier 1, Tier 2, etc.) unless they have received other Title IX training that covers similar content. In that case, Title IX Coordinators are welcome to take any of the available classes in the order that suits their needs and schedules. Title IX Coordinators are welcome to take any classes in the Title IX Investigation Track as well.

Title IX Investigation Track

These classes are appropriate for Title IX Investigators. It is suggested that Title IX Investigators take the classes in the Investigation Track in the order of the Tiers (Tier 1, Tier 2, etc.) and so on unless they have received other Title IX Investigation training that covers similar content. In that case, Title IX Investigators are welcome to take any of the available classes in the order that suits their needs and schedules. Title IX Investigators are welcome to take any classes in the Title IX Coordinator Track as well.

General Information

The DSA Title IX team has trained over 10,000 Title IX Coordinators, Investigators, Hearing Officers and Advisors across the country and is well-known for delving into the practical application of Title IX. The DSA team, comprised of seasoned practitioners, and all have served as Title IX Coordinators/Deputy Coordinators and Investigators for institutions of higher education. As further changes to the required processes are made by the Office for Civil Rights, those changes are immediately incorporated into all relevant DSA classes.

Tier 5: Title IX Investigator Class: Report Writing

Class Description

D. Stafford & Associates offers a 4-hour class on creating and writing investigative reports for alleged violations of institutional policy. This class is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of producing reports to ensure a fair, impartial, and thorough investigation.

Some of the key topics that will be covered are:

  • Characteristics of a Strong Investigative Report
  • Managing Evidence
  • Preliminary Reports/Evidence Packet
  • Developing the Final Investigative Report
  • Utilizing the Parties’ Responses to the Preliminary Report
  • Determining and Articulating Relevancy
  • Practical Exercise

Who Should Attend

This class is appropriate for Title IX investigators and other administrators/staff conducting administrative investigations into claims of sex-based harassment and discrimination, including personnel in campus police/public safety who are involved in conducting in conducting these types of administrative investigations.

Certification

Attendees of this class will receive a certificate of completion from D. Stafford & Associates. Certification verifies attendance at this class and can serve as an institution’s documentation that the attendee has received training in the subject matter addressed by this class.

Faculty

This training program will feature expert faculty who serve or who have served as practitioners on college and university campuses throughout the country in the areas of behavioral intervention and threat assessment, student conduct, Title IX,  human resources and legal affairs.

Logistics

This class is a 4-hour class (with time built in for breaks).

Virtual Classes: The live, virtual classes are held:

  • 1 day from 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm Eastern Time each day.

Additional logistics (for in-person options—airports, hotels, and other location specific information) is available when clicking the “Class Details” button for a specific class. (Note: clicking the “Class Details” button will not automatically register attendees for this class. There is an additional registration button that attendees must click to register at the bottom of the logistics page to complete the registration process).

Current In-Person Options

This class is not offered in-person as a national training class. If you would like to bring this class to your campus, email dolores@dstaffordandassociates.com for a scope of work. Otherwise, please see virtual options below.

Current Virtual Options

The live, virtual classes are held from 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm Eastern Time each day.

Title IX Investigator Tier 5 VIRTUAL CLASS (2023-01)
April 12, 2023

Title IX Investigator Tier 5 VIRTUAL CLASS (2023-02)
August 16, 2023

Title IX Investigator Tier 5 VIRTUAL CLASS (2023-03)
December 14, 2023