A Campus-Wide Response to Sexual Misconduct: Best Practices

A Campus-Wide Response to Sexual Misconduct: Best Practices

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This webinar originally occurred on August 7, 2019
Duration: 1.5 hours


This webinar highlights the dynamics of campus sexual assault that may be specific to, or heightened in the context of, a college or university setting. Additionally, the presenter discusses best practices in three areas of response to sexual misconduct on campus – encouraging reporting and use of supportive resources; resolution practices (including investigative/adjudicatory processes, adaptable resolution processes, and coordination with law enforcement); and interim and post-resolution measures. The webinar integrates information about the legal framework within which institutions must operate (e.g., Title IX, VAWA, Clery, case law, state laws, etc) with the nuances of supporting students and creating a safe and respectful campus climate.

Detailed Learning Objectives

  1. Best practices for encouraging reporting and use of resources.
  2. Best practices for resolution processes.
  3. Best practices for providing appropriate interim and post-resolution measures.


  • Elizabeth Seney | Senior Associate Director of the Office for Institutional Equity and the Interim Title IX Coordinator at the University of Michigan

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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