Title IX Informal Resolution Facilitation
regional training event
Coming Summer 2024 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific
HOSTED BY THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES
Waitlist Today for this Upcoming Regional Title IX Informal Resolution Training!
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You will be provided registration information as soon as it becomes available.
Pricing for this training will be $675 per person. For groups of six or more, pricing will be $575 per person.
INFORMAL RESOLUTION FACILITATION
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. | Welcome
8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Understanding Title IX Policies and Procedures as an Informal Resolution Facilitator
In this introductory session, TIXS instructors outline the stages of the Title IX grievance process and define relevant terms. Instructors also establish Informal Resolution Facilitators’ obligations under Title IX while incorporating lessons learned from and best practices in the field.
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Identifying Informal Resolution Approaches
TIXS instructors unpack the key similarities and differences of various informal resolution options such as restorative justice, mediation, and arbitration. TIXS instructors also discuss the goals of the informal resolution process as a whole.
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Evaluating Cases for Informal Resolution Suitability
TIXS instructors establish the guidelines by which Title IX administrators determine a case’s suitability for informal resolution. Instructors share best practices for creating processes and environments to ensure Parties are fully informed, safe, and supported.
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. | Lunch Break
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. | Pre-Informal Resolution Meetings
TIXS instructors dive into the importance of meeting with each Party prior to the informal resolution meeting. After explaining the benefits of the meeting, instructors outline a typical pre-informal resolution meeting agenda.
1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. | Fostering Participant Trust in the Process
TIXS instructors share strategies for building the trust of Parties involved in informal resolution processes. They discuss addressing privacy concerns, dealing with conflict and emotions, as well as the importance of active listening skills in understanding Parties’ needs.
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Break
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Facilitating Informal Resolution Meetings
TIXS instructors walk participants through each step of an informal resolution meeting through the use of a case study and role-play. Participants will observe and practice the skills needed to facilitate different approaches to meetings, such as mediation and restorative justice conversations.
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. | Informal Resolution Agreements and Outcomes
TIXS instructors discuss the final steps of the informal resolution process by outlining potential outcomes and sharing examples of informal resolution agreements. TIXS instructors also address the potential of returning to the formal grievance process should the complaint not be resolved using informal resolution methods.
4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Training Debrief and Q&A
Participants are asked to share key takeaways from the program, plans for implementing strategies learned, and methods for collaborating with fellow participants.
Join the Waitlist for Our Title IX Coordinator Training!
Coming Summer 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central (Hosted by The Claremont Colleges)