Civil Rights Investigator One: Foundations

This course provides foundational knowledge and skills for civil rights investigators, deputies, and Title IX Coordinators/Administrators who perform and/or oversee investigations.

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Grasp investigation of sexual misconduct and sexual harassment in education.

Investigator One: Foundations is our most basic training offering for civil rights investigators, deputies, and Title IX Coordinators looking to acquire the fundamental skills necessary to conduct investigations of sexual misconduct in schools and colleges. This training meets the required training mandates of Title IX and VAWA Section 304 for participants, whether you are a full-time investigator or have investigation responsibilities on top of other duties.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Legal Basis for Title IX Liability
  • Intersection of Title VII and Title IX in Investigations
  • Due Process Myopia as a Legacy of Dixon vs. Alabama
  • Title IX Era – Equity By and Through the Process
  • Overview of The Civil Rights Investigation and Grievance Model – 10 Steps
  • Title IX Coordinator Oversight
  • Standard of Proof
  • The Force, Capacity, Consent Construct
  • Basic Interview Skills

Who should attend?

  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Deputy Coordinators
  • Training and Prevention personnel
  • Investigators
  • Human Resources personnel
  • Student Conduct personnel
  • Student Affairs administrators
  • General Counsel and outside attorneys
  • Athletics administrators, Senior Women’s Administrators, and compliance administrators
  • Campus law enforcement
  • AA/EEO/Diversity personnel


Live, Interactive Online Training

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

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Registration Fee includes the Training & Certification Course, course slides, supplemental materials, ATIXA/TNG whitepapers, flowcharts, 2020 Regulations publications and webinars, HRCI pre-approved credit, SHRM pre-approved credit, and a 2-year Certification from ATIXA.

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


  • July 13, 20, 27
    12:00pm - 4:00pm ET

This course provides basic skills and knowledge requisite to performing Title IX investigations for both full-time and part-time investigators. It also meets the required training mandates of Title IX and VAWA Section 304. Subsequent trainings provide deeper insight into investigation of stalking, intimate partner violence, complex investigation management, report writing, analysis, and decision-making.

To obtain Certification from ATIXA, you will need to attend the whole event. It is our expectation that you are present for the entire duration of your training course.

Please allow 14 business days following the completion of the course and then log-into or create an account with our 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.