In 2013, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 amended the Clery Act, in part, to require that officials involved in the student conduct process receive “annual training on the issues related to dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking and on how to conduct an investigation and hearing process that protects the safety of victims and promotes accountability.”
The National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals (NACCOP) has developed, in consultation with subject matter experts and student conduct administrators who are recognized as leaders in the field, an online VAWA Adjudicator Training Program specifically designed for institutional officials involved in the adjudication of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking offenses involving students (collectively, “sexual misconduct”).
Institutional officials who may benefit from this training program may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Students, Faculty, and Staff/Administrators involved in the adjudication of sexual misconduct; and
- Students, Faculty, Staff/Administrators involved in the consideration of any appeals involving sexual misconduct, as well as senior institutional leaders such as Vice Presidents, President/Chancellor, and/or members of institutional governance boards to whom students may appeal findings and/or sanctions pursuant to institutional, system-wide, or state policies
This online, self-paced training program will provide participants with an affordable, convenient way to meet the VAWA annual training requirement. Each campus will be able to enroll their own learners into a customized Online Training Center in which they can manage enrollments, monitor program completion, and run administrative reports. Learners will be provided with a certificate of completion following successful fulfillment of all program modules and related assessments.