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Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Seminar

Spot Behavioral Patterns, Especially in Vulnerable Populations at Increased Risk for Violence

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Recommended Prior Learning: 

Title IX Coordinator Foundations: Sex-Based Harassment for Higher Education, Investigation Foundations for Higher Education, Title IX Coordinator Foundations for K-12 Education, or Title IX Investigator Foundations for K-12 Education

Cultivate an Individualized, Thoughtful, and Holistic Response to Intimate Partner Violence

Explore the complex issue of intimate partner violence (IPV) in educational environments. ATIXA’s expert faculty members will review applicable definitions and response requirements under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Title IX.

The seminar covers the impact and spectrum of IPV behaviors, barriers to reporting, and responsive potential for addressing IPV and supporting affected parties. Additionally, the seminar will address situations where the Title IX coordinator believes there is a need to move forward with the grievance process, even if the affected party does not agree, and how to do so with an effective safety plan in place.

Faculty members will present nuanced analytical challenges, such as evaluating self-defense arguments, counter-complaints, autonomic self-defense, questions of intent, and how best to define violence. Lastly, participants will explore the intersection of Title IX and behavioral intervention team (BIT) work regarding risk assessment and response to IPV allegations.

Topics Covered

  • Intimate Partner Violence Defined
  • Understanding IPV: Power and Control, Behaviors and Patterns
  • Cultural Context and Considerations for Specific Identity Groups
  • Reported and Under-Reported Data
  • Barriers to Reporting, Seeking Support, and Filing Complaints
  • Groups with Increased Risk of IPV
  • Responding to IPV
  • Investigation and Analysis of IPV Complaints
  • Retaliation, Violence, and Self-Defense
  • Intentional vs. Incidental Fight Responses

Key Takeaway

Recognize how to access internal and external resources, gather under-reported data, provide supportive measures, and know when to refer to BIT or proceed with filing a complaint.

After completing this seminar, participants will…

  • Define intimate partner violence
  • Identify intimate partner violence behaviors and patterns
  • Consider specific cultural identities when responding to intimate partner violence
  • Explore options for intervention and response to intimate partner violence behavior
  • Discuss the role of the Title IX Coordinator in determining to move forward with IPV investigations
  • Analyze issues of retaliation, force, and self-defense in IPV cases

Who Should Attend?

  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinators
  • Title IX or Civil Rights Investigators
  • Decision-makers
  • Hearing Chairpersons
  • Appeal Decision-makers
  • Informal Resolution Facilitators
  • Intake/Case Coordinators
  • Training and Prevention Professionals
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Student Conduct Professionals
  • Legal Counsel
  • Compliance and Risk Management Professionals (Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA/Section 504, AA, EEO, Clery)
  • Law Enforcement/Campus Safety/School Resource Officers
  • Victim Advocates
  • Student Affairs Administrators
  • Superintendents, Principals, & Assistant Principals
  • Behavioral Intervention & Threat Assessment Team Members
  • Case Managers

This seminar is tailored to be applicable for Higher Education Institutions, K-12 Schools and Districts, as well as Dual Enrollment programs.

Please note, Seminars do not offer certifications but they do receive digital badges. Attendees will earn 2 re-certifying credits toward any currently held Certifications. Please click here to view our Continuing Certification Credits (CCC) FAQs.


Live, Interactive Online Training

  • $229 Member
  • $329 Non-Member

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  • September 23: 11:00am - 1:00pm ET Register


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  • 5+ registrations – 25% discounted per line item

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