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Title IX Training for Employees

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This training program will take 20 minutes. At the end of the presentation there will be a 4 question quiz, answer before submiting.

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Title IX Training for Employees

  1. 1. TITLE IX TRAINING TITLE IX TRAINING Employee Training BYU-Hawaii
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES • To know how to prevent and identify sexual misconduct • To recognize behavior or other warning signs of sexual misconduct • To know how to respond appropriately to reports of sexual misconduct and to avoid secondary trauma • To know how to assist students to report sexual misconduct • To know how to protect students’ confidentiality to the extent permissible • To understand procedures for responding to a student’s request for confidentiality • To be able to locate the University’s sexual misconduct policies and procedures document • To know and perform your duties as a Mandatory reporter • To know where to go to provide students with information on victim advocacy, counseling, Title Ix Coordinator, and options to reporting to police
  3. 3. WHAT IS TITLE IX?
  4. 4. WHY IS TITLE IX IMPORTANT TO BYU-HAWAII? • Because it is a Student’s Right to have a safe education • Because it is THE LAW • Because it affects funding
  5. 5. Who is the Title IX coordinator and what is her role in this process? Vice President Debbie Hippolite Wright PhD It is the Coordinator’s role to ensure the University complies with its legal obligations under Title IX- policies, procedures, and practices.
  6. 6. ONCE THE UNIVERSITY HAS NOTICE OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT/MISCONDUCT: • Investigation must be THOROUGH, RELIABLE and IMPARTIAL • Process must be PROMPT, EFFICIENT and EQUITABLE • Remedies must END DISCRIMINATION, PREVENT RECURRENCE and MINIMIZE the EFFECTS upon the victim and the Community
  7. 7. SEXUAL MISCONDUCT • sexual harassment • stalking • dating/domestic violence • sexual violence/assault
  8. 8. SEXUAL HARASSMENT Unwelcomed speech or conduct of a sexual nature including unwelcomed sexual advances, request for sexual favors & other verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct that is not invited.
  9. 9. STALKING • Repeatedly following, monitoring, harassing, threatening, or intimidating another physically, or by telephone, mail, electronic communication, or social media
  10. 10. DATING/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Pattern of abusive behavior used by one partner to control another
  11. 11. SEXUAL VIOLENCE OR ASSAULT Actual or attempted sexual contact with another person without that person’s consent.
  12. 12. CONSENT Consent is clearly communicating “yes” about sexual activity on your own terms. It can be limited to certain acts and revoked at any time. Say “NO!”
  13. 13. FACTS• 1 in 5 female college students are sexually assaulted (mostly freshmen) • 4% of college men report having survived a rape or attempted rape in their lives • 90% of assault is committed by an acquaintance • It is the least reported crime in the US • Cultural differences are common on our campus. However, regardless of that, we must follow the Honor Code and the Law • Students need help to access available resources in traumatic situations because the emotional shock interferes with clear and logical thought processes
  14. 14. How do I get help if I have a concern? • Title IX Website- titleix.byuh.edu • Title IX email- titleix@byuh.edu • Title IX Coordinator-(808)-675-4819 • Ethics Point Hotline- (website) • Sexual Harassment Hotline-(808) 780- 8875
  15. 15. WHO ARE MANDATORY REPORTERS? Those with positions of responsibility: DEANS DIRECTORS DEPARTMENT CHAIRS PROFESSORS COACHES UNIVERSITY SECURITY OFFICERS MANAGERS SUPERVISORS
  16. 16. When is it your responsibility? • Even if they are not designated by law as mandatory reporters, BYUH policy expects all staff to report sexual misconduct as a condition of their employment.
  17. 17. GUIDELINES FOR RESPONSIBLE/ REPORTING EMPLOYEES • SUPPORT THE VICTIM • TELL VICTIM YOUR REPORTING OBLIGATIONS • DO NOT ASK ‘WHY’? • DO NOT INVESTIGATE • EVEN WHEN THE VICTIM REQUESTS ANONYMITY THE EVENT MUST BE REPORTED TO THE TITLE IX COORDINATOR • PRESERVE EVIDENCE
  18. 18. EVIDENCE PRESERVATION • Do not wash, comb, clean any part of the body or change clothes if possible • Do not touch anything at the scene of the assault, it is a CRIME SCENE • Preserve ALL evidence
  19. 19. REPORTING • Sexual Assault MUST be reported to the Title IX Coordinator • Optional whether or not complainants contact the police
  20. 20. CONFIDENTIALITY ECCLESIASTIC VS EMPLOYEE ROLESQuestion: WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU ARE A BISHOP OR STAKE PRESIDENT, AND ALSO A SENIOR EMPLOYEE OF BYUH AND A STUDENT COMES TO YOU ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULT?
  21. 21. CONFIDENTIAL • COUNSELING SERVICES • HEALTH SERVICES • ECCLESIATICAL LEADERS
  22. 22. CONFIDENTIALITY The university will take all reasonable steps to investigate and respond in a manner consistent with a student’s confidentiality request.
  23. 23. INVESTIGATION AND RESOLUTION 60 DAYS
  24. 24. RETALIATION • BYUH PROHIBITS RETALIATION against: – Reporters – Testifiers – Assistants – Participants in » HEARINGS » INVESTIGATIONS
  25. 25. PROTECTION OF COMPLAINANT • Housing • Academic scheduling and accommodation • Campus Security • Work schedules • Restriction in activities
  26. 26. BE AN ACTIVE BYSTANDER • Do step in to help • Believe them, do not blame them • Let them know you are there to listen • Avoid asking “why” questions • Offer to go with them to get help/report • Be respectful
  27. 27. ATHLETICS - EQUAL FUNDING • Funding for students must not favor one gender over another.
  28. 28. SCENARIO • A student reports to you that she has recently broken up with her boyfriend and he has posted her naked photos on Facebook. She is now scared to come to class wondering what her friends will think of her. Is this a Title IX case? • You are coming home late and walking past the Aloha Center when you hear sobbing. On investigating you find a distressed female student with ripped clothing cowering in the corner. She says she has been sexually assaulted. What do you do?
  29. 29. LEARN MORE • For more information, go to the Title IX website: titleix.byuh.edu
  30. 30. OBJECTIVES: • Prevent and identify sexual misconduct • Recognize behavior or other warning signs of sexual misconduct • Know how to respond appropriately to reports of sexual misconduct and to avoid secondary trauma • Assist students to report sexual misconduct • Know how to protect students’ confidentiality to the extent permissible • Procedures for responding to a student’s request for confidentiality • Know how to find the University’s sexual misconduct policies and procedures • Know your duties as a Mandatory Reporter • Know where to go to provide students with information on victim advocacy, counseling, Title Ix Coordinator, and options to reporting to police DID WE MEET THESE OBJECTIVES?

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