Title IX Training

Title IX Personnel

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Title IX Coordinator

Decision Makers

Investigators

Full Time/Part Time Staff, College Work Study, Full-Time Faculty and Adjunct Training

*These materials are copyright of D. Stafford and Associates, LLC 2020 D. Stafford and Associates. All rights reserved. Limited permission is granted to make training materials available per the requirements outlined in the Title IX Regulations published on May 19, 2020.

All full-time and part-time staff, and full-time faculty receive personalized links in completing both the Harassment and Discrimination Prevention training through their Wilmington University Outlook account.

Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence on Campus

All staff and faculty are provided a comprehensive training on preventing discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence through an e-learning format with EVERFI . All staff and faculty receive this training on a biennial basis. The Clery Act requires all higher education institutions to receive training on sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking. The course educates faculty/staff members about sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and stalking, as well as how the university prohibits such offenses and employee responsibilities to respond.

Specifically, the course:

  • Educates employees to recognize sex discrimination.
  • Defines discrimination and sexual violence.
  • Helps employees protect against sexual violence.
  • Explains prohibitions against intimate partner violence and stalking.
  • Sends a strong message that sex discrimination and violence are prohibited by the university.
  • Explains the importance of reporting sex discrimination promptly.
  • Covers the complaint procedures available and employee rights.

Unlawful Harassment Training

Wilmington University provides a comprehensive training through EVERFI on unlawful harassment prevention training, utilizing graphic novellas to highlight harassment issues specific to Higher Education settings. These explain protected categories, including the Genetic Information Discrimination Act (GINA), cover the new Supreme Court ruling extending the prohibitions on retaliation, and explore emerging issues like electronic harassment. Our online harassment training uses recent examples of real-life Higher Education harassment cases to help learners retain the information and understand how important harassment prevention training is. We even include tips to help faculty and staff recognize and intervene when they see behaviors indicative of student-on-student harassment.

These unlawful harassment training courses that will help cultivate a campus environment free of sexual harassment and unlawful harassment because of race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, medical condition, disability and/or any other status protected by law. We offer the following harassment training versions to ensure that the information and scenarios used in our unlawful harassment training are tailored to the learner’s role at your institution:

  • Harassment and Discrimination Prevention for Higher Education Faculty
  • Harassment and Discrimination Prevention for Higher Education Staff
  • Harassment and Discrimination Prevention for Higher Education Student Employees

Training Summary for Students

To help create a safe environment for you and other students at Wilmington University, new students are sent two online trainings through EverFi called Sexual Assault Prevention and Alcohol Edu. The Sexual Assault Prevention training educates and prepares students to recognize and respond to sexual assault and harassment in a variety of environments including on campus, in the workplace, and at home. Alcohol Edu is a research-based, online education program designed to assist students in making healthy decisions regarding alcohol use in college. This program includes information on bystander intervention, BAC (blood alcohol concentration) levels, and strategies for non-drinkers.

Students will be sent these trainings through their myWilmU email. For questions, please contact Student Life at StudentLife@wilmu.edu and (302) 356-6974.

The Clery Act and Campus Security Authorities Training

Wilmington University provides annual training to all Campus Security Authorities (CSA’s). This course is designed for everyone who is designated as a CSA under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). CSAs have the responsibility under the Clery Act to act as a resource to report campus crime incidents and statistics and, in turn, report incidents to University officials. This engaging course from Workplace Answers uses many interactive situations based upon realistic campus scenarios to help learners understand what, how, when, and to whom they must report.

The course specifically,

  • Helps individuals understand why they are designated as a CSA.
  • Teaches CSAs when, how, what, and to whom they must report.
  • Explains the responsibilities of the University under the Clery Act.
  • Defines our Clery geography for reporting considerations.
  • Provides advocacy training for professional and helpful victim interaction.

All Campus Security Authorities (CSA’s) receive personalized training links to complete the training course annually.