Sample On-site Training Schedule

Sexual Misconduct – Comprehensive Training Day

8 – 8:30am: Morning coffee and light breakfast

8:30 –  9:00am: Welcome and Introduction (all employees)

  • Orientation for day
  • Opening Keynote on Sexual Misconduct, Gender Identities, and Harassment

9:00 – 10:25am: Title IX Essentials, Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Abuse

  • Understanding sexual harassment, including jokes vs. harassment and other “gray areas”
  • Power dynamics in the workplace
  • Stalking – what is it?
  • Online communications and social media use for employees
  • Gender-based harassment (ex. “man-up,” “You wouldn’t understand because you’re a man.”)
  • Sexual misconduct and exploitation
  • Evaluating personal attitudes and biases

10:25 – 10:40am: Break

10:40 – 11:00am: Review of Climate Survey Findings

  • Positive feedback and highlights
  • Areas to improve
  • Thoughts from audience

11:00 – 12:00pm: Quickshop Case Studies

  • Sexual Harassment and Misconduct
  • Professional Boundaries

12:00 – 1:00pm: Luncheon with Affinity Groups

  • Note Card Activity
  • Discussion of personnel, resources, handbooks, protocols

1:00 – 2:15pm: Part 1: Boundary-Setting

  • Physical contact, including hugging and other “familiar contact”
  • Considering cultural backgrounds and international customs around physical contact and intimacy
  • Being alone with minors and other employees
  • Dress code in formal and informal work settings
  • Interpersonal relationships

2:15 – 2:30pm: Quickshop Case Study

  • Verbal communication practice on boundary expectations and response to awkward situations.

2:30 – 2:45pm: Break

2:45 – 3:50pm: Part 2: Boundary-Setting

  • Handling emotional support and distress with minors/students and co-workers
  • Appropriate communication formats and time-of-day (text, email, social media, etc.)
  • “Out of bounds” topics for employees with minors or other employees
  • Documentation of “higher risk” contacts and meetings

3:50 – 4:00pm: Quickshop Case Study

  • Verbal communication practice to set boundary expectations and respond to awkward situations

4:00 – 4:50pm: Response Protocol for Reports

  • Jurisdiction
  • What constitutes notice
  • State and local laws pertaining to reporting requirements
  • What and how to report
  • Failure to report
  • Confidentiality limitations for employees, school counselors, nurses and possibly campus ministers
  • Side-taking, the importance of neutrality and what constitutes neutrality
  • Handling the “rumor mill” and media inquiries

4:50 – 5:00pm: Wrap-up and Final Thoughts