Sexual Misconduct & Title IX

Comprehensively address sexual misconduct, abuse, and harassment with the COS Virtual Sexual Misconduct Response Training Center (V-SART), customized on-demand training modules and disciplinary board mock-hearings. We exceed Department of Justice, Department of Education and state mandates with engaging content, interactive case studies and the ability to demonstrate compliance and completion. 

  • Be confident no one falls through the cracks.
  • Train on what not to say and what must be said by responders.
  • Meet and exceed DOJ and DOE requirements.
  • Provide the most relevant information for each department and individual.
  • Build confidence in communication skills.
  • Clarify confidentiality and reporting requirements.

COS trainers include nationally known educators, researchers, attorneys, campus police officers, sexual assault response coordinators, student peer educators, psychologists, national public speakers, and best-selling authors.

How can we help?

V-SART CENTER

  • Online Training Modules

  • Branded with Your Logo

  • Discussion Guides

  • Awareness Planners

  • Risk Assessment Tool

PRICING

  • <500 students: $250

  • 501-2000 students: $750

  • 2001-10,000 students: $1250

TOPICS

  • Best Practices for Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Policies

  • Cyber-Sexual Misconduct Disciplinary Board Training

  • Cyber-Sexual Misconduct: Overview of Issues

  • Dating Violence | Domestic Abuse

  • Faculty and Coaches Response Training

  • Healthy Relationships and Consent

  • Helping a Sexual Assault Victim for RA’s and Peer Leaders

TOPICS

  • Judicial Board Response Training and Mock Trial

  • Men’s Peer Education Training

  • Peer Leadership Training: Getting Going and Beyond

  • Police and Security Response Training

  • Residence Life and Student Leaders Response Training

  • Responding to the Accused

  • Sexual Harassment

Top Uses

Compliance:

Department of Justice, Department of Education and state requirements

Due Diligence:

Demonstrate best practices for risk reduction and training

Certification:

Use post-tests to confirm comprehension and skill acquisition.

Supplement:

Provide tailored training based on position by national experts in the same position.

Meet Our Presenters

Gordon Braxton:  Author, Educator and Former Prevention Specialist, Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Harvard University

Gordon has trained over 250,000 people at 300+ K-12 schools, military bases and institutions of higher education around sexual misconduct issues and bystander engagement. He was president of his fraternity at UVA and is the recipient of the Algernon Sidney Sullivan Award, the University of Virginia’s most prestigious award for humanitarian service.

Anima Adjepong: Researcher, Author, and Scholar on Society, Culture and Identity

Dr. Adjepong received their PhD in Sociology from The University of Texas at Austin, with concentrations in Black Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies, and their A.B. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University. Through their scholarship, teaching, and community engagement, Dr. Adjepong shares knowledge that drives self-reflection and encourages action for positive social change.

“Katie Koestner is simply the best trainer on student safety and sexual harassment prevention. She engages the audience with thought-provoking, relevant questions and scenarios, keeping everyone on the edge of their seats. This atmosphere keeps participants involved and encourages deeper understanding. Throughout her presentations Ms. Koestner relates her own personal story, which makes the experience even more compelling. Institutions should bring in the best trainers no matter the topic and Katie Koestner is unquestionably the expert in this field.”

Karen Zorn

President - Longy School of Music, MA