National Center for Campus Public Safety

Remaining Trauma-Informed in an Era of Changing Title IX Regulations

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 | 2:00–3:30 PM (ET)
Cost: Free
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:00 PM (EST)
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On Tuesday, August 20th, Campus Public Safety Online welcomes three Title IX experts to present Remaining Trauma-Informed in an Era of Changing Title IX Regulations. Chantelle Cleary, director for institutional equity and Title IX coordinator at Cornell University; Scott Schneider, a partner in the Austin, Texas office of Husch Blackwell LLP; and Sam Wilmoth, Title IX education specialist at West Virginia University (WVU), will present a special 90-minute webinar covering the principles of a trauma-informed investigation, the changing regulatory environment, and the trauma-informed approach beyond investigations.

As regulations and lawsuits alter the Title IX landscape, it can be challenging for Title IX coordinators to keep up. Nevertheless, one thing remains constant: colleges and universities should do everything they can to protect their communities with both a fair investigative process and vibrant prevention education. Good faith attempts to pursue these goals are rarely at odds with the law. 

This webinar is perfect for higher education professionals who take a broad view of Title IX compliance. Chantelle, Scott, and Sam will balance detailed, practical guidance with the realities of broader policy about Title IX-related issues. The instructors will help participants identify when regulatory change alters only our collective floor, encouraging them to reach for the ceiling instead. Topics to be covered include trauma-informed Title IX investigations, critical community partnerships, and coordinating Title IX training efforts on your campus. 

Chantelle Cleary Photo

In her role as the director for institutional equity and Title IX coordinator, Chantelle Cleary (PDF) is responsible for overseeing Cornell University’s responses to unlawful discrimination and sexual and related misconduct. This includes conducting prompt, equitable, and thorough investigations into allegations of unlawful discrimination and sexual assault occurring within the campus community and participating in the coordination of Cornell’s sexual misconduct prevention and education programs.

Scott Schneider Photo

Scott Schneider (PDF) assists education entities across the country with complex legal issues, including particularly sensitive matters like institutional response to sexual assault. He is a prominent litigator, as well as a sought-after advisor on Title IX, data breach response, faculty hiring, promotion and tenure, and risk management within student affairs. Scott also provides expert witness testimony on matters dealing with institutional response to allegations of sexual misconduct.

Sam Wilmoth Photo

Sam Wilmoth (PDF) focuses primarily on service coordination and secondary prevention and provides training on Title IX issues to faculty, staff, and students at WVU. These training duties also include education for members of the WVU Peer Advocates, a student group whose mission involves coordinating awareness events and teaching fellow students about Title IX.

This webinar is appropriate for senior administrators, campus safety and security officers/law enforcement, student conduct/affairs, residential life, Title IX coordinators, general counsel, and victim services.

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