Title IX Hearing Advisors

A training for those who will serve as advisors to parties throughout the resolution process, including hearings, where advisors conduct cross-examination.

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A crucial five hours of training for Title IX Hearing Advisors.

This course will address the scope and function of advisors, understanding resolution procedures, post-investigation expectations, pre-hearing expectations, bias and conflict of interest concerns, questioning rules, strategy of cross-examination, effective and respectful cross-examination techniques, and interacting with the hearing chair. This course will be helpful to advisors chosen by the parties, as well as advisors appointed by the institution.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Understanding who plays what roles
  • Decorum
  • Intake role for advisor
  • Advisors in the investigation
  • Advisor role post-investigation
  • Pre-hearing communications
  • The Hearing
  • Instructions to disregard evidence, testimony, sections of report
  • Understanding what statements cannot be admitted if a party or witness does not testify
  • Late introduction of evidence
  • Expert witnesses testimony
  • Closing statements
  • Impact statement submission
  • Post-hearing role
  • Appeals
  • Remedies

Who Should Attend?

  • Hearing/Process Advisors
  • Victim Advocates
  • Hearing Chairs
  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Legal Counsel


Live, Interactive Online Training

  • $399 Member
  • $499 Non-Member

Hide Details & Schedule


  • February 8: 11:00am - 4:00pm ET Register
  • June 23: 11:00am - 4:00pm ET Register


*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. Discounts will be applied at checkout starting for groups of 2-4 attendees and increasing for groups of 5 or more attendees. Please contact events@atixa.org with questions.

ATIXA offers this as a stand-alone course, the content of which is not available in other courses. This course is directed to a fairly narrow audience of those who will serve as advisors and those who want to better understand the advisor role.

Title IX Hearing Advisors Certification At Your Own Pace is also available is an on-demand, modular option.

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 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.