TIXC BLOG

Tips on Trauma-Informed Practices

Title IX Investigations
Seasoned Title IX practitioners incorporate trauma-informed practice into their Title IX services, including investigations. A serious Title IX matter often involves traumatic harm to the complainant and respondent with rippling effects that impact families, sports teams, clubs, and friend groups. In the past, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has…

Mandatory, Law Enforcement and Title IX Reporting – do your Campus Employees Understand the Distinctions (and do YOU)?

Title IX Investigations
Not reporting sexual assault at a California high school led to the arrest of two campus administrators, frightening and confusing employees of educational institutions across the country.  Administrators, faculty, teachers, and employees have reporting obligations at both colleges and K12s.  In many instances, obligations under Mandatory Reporting and Law Enforcement…

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Title IX Investigations
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. In both colleges and K12 schools, there are a growing number of students reporting dating violence to administrators or their school’s Title IX office. Dating violence statistics reveal that one (1) in three (3) women and men will be subject to relationship violence…

2022 – New Year, New Head Of OCR And New Regulations

Title IX Investigations
The 2021-2022 school year has been dominated by COVID-related news – will schools open, will they remain open, how will schools manage the omicron variant?  For those of you who have not had the time to follow Title IX developments, much has been happening. New Head of OCR  – Catherine Lhamon…

Investigating Consent

This blog was written by Senior Consultant, Barbara Stob. As Title IX practitioners know, many, if not most, of the sexual assault complaints that you will investigate come down to the issue of consent.  Even if there is agreement about the particular physical acts that occurred, the parties often disagree…

Title IX Year In Review: 2020-2021

This blog was written by Founder, Megan Farrell. Educational institutions experienced a seismic shift in Title IX enforcement this year as colleges and K-12 schools implemented the Final Rules (regulations) that went into effect last August.  These regulations, adopted by the prior administration through the Department of Education, carry the…
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