Informal Resolution: Foundations

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Expand your ability to offer Informal Resolution options with this introductory training.

Informal Resolution: Foundations is designed to introduce attendees to ATIXA’s Informal Resolution Framework and the foundational elements that need to be considered when determining if and how to offer informal resolution within an institution’s Title IX grievance process. Participants will learn about the variety of structural and policy decisions that need to be made as well as the impact of institutional culture on those decisions. Faculty will also guide participants through a case study as each step of the Informal Resolution process is discussed in the course.

After completing this course, participants will be able to…

  • Distinguish between the different types of Informal Resolution (IR) that could be incorporated within school processes
  • Identify questions that need to be answered before proceeding with the design of an Informal Resolution program that will fit the needs of their students and employees and be supported by available resources
  • Explain the parameters around Informal Resolution as determined by the 2020 Title IX regulations
  • Connect the major phases of an Informal Resolution Process to each other
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of Informal Resolution for individual complaints
  • Recognize community and culture characteristics which may impact their Informal Resolution process design
  • Facilitate a basic negotiated agreement for a relational complaint

Who Should Attend?

  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinators
  • Informal Resolution Facilitators
  • Title IX or Civil Investigators
  • Hearing/Process Advisors
  • Attorneys acting as Advisor
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Student Conduct Professionals
  • Legal Counsel
  • Ombudsperson
  • Intake/Case Coordinators
  • Victim Advocates
  • Student Affairs Administrators

In-Person Training

Live, In-Person Training

  • $1,599 Member
  • $1,699 Non-Member

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  • June 15 - 16: 8:30am - 4:30pm PT San Diego Mission Bay Resort Register


Effective July 1st, ATIXA training & event pricing will increase by approximately 5%. Please register early and often and note this will go into effect July 1st.

*You must attend all dates in your session to receive credit for attendance.

Group discounts are provided on a sliding scale based on group size and applicable on registrations for the same training or event. Please contact for questions.

Individualized discounts are as follows:
1st grouped individual - full price of registration
2-4 grouped individuals - 15% discount on registrations
5+ grouped individuals - 25% discount on registrations

If you are interested in registering a large group, exploring Super Membership, or consulting options, please contact for personalized assistance.

Training & Certification Course registration fees include:
  • Attendance for each day of training or access to eTraining course for three months
  • An extensive course-specific selection of articles, customizable forms and templates, case studies, videos, and more
  • Instructional slides or transcript for eTraining
  • Access to ATIXA content experts
  • Ability to interact with faculty and attendees via course discussion and activities
  • Certification upon corresponding course completion

To obtain certification from ATIXA, you will need to sign-in to your Event Lobby each day of training and attend the whole event. It is our expectation that you are present for the entire duration of your training course. Certification will only be provided once ATIXA has verified attendance through the Event Lobby.

Please allow 7-10 days following the completion of the course and then log in on our website and visit the My ATIXA page to access the Continuing Certification Credit (CCC) program system. Please follow the instructions on the webpage to obtain your certification. Our CCC program allows those certified by ATIXA to track, maintain, and extend their professional development through our programs.

PLEASE NOTE: Certification refers to attendance at a qualifying event; TNG cannot speak to individual attendees’ knowledge, expertise, or command of the material.