Title IX Training Participants

The following Sexual Misconduct Policy was in place for students of Occidental College until August 24, 2013. Any incident reported during the time the old policy was in place follows the procedures of the old policy. Any incident reported after August 24, 2013 will fall under the current Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Administrators, faculty, and staff members are invited to participate in Oxy’s Title IX training, which is designed to prepare professionals to serve in the Sexual Misconduct grievance process.

These volunteers have participated in sessions led by experts from a variety of fields such as risk management, survivor advocacy, counseling, and legal affairs. The list below documents the individuals who have participated in training followed by a description of each training session.

List of training participants

Training Overview

Training #1

Title IX Coordinator Training - St Louis, MO - 8/2/11 - 8/5/11
Presenters: Scott Lewis, Brett Sokolow, Saundra Schuster, Partners, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management

Training #2

Grievance Process Training - UCLA, CA - 10/7/11
Presenters: Scott Lewis, Saundra Schuster, Partners, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management

Training #3 

Title IX Training - Occidental College, CA - 11/4/11
Presenters: Heather Dunn Carlton, Title IX Coordinator, University of the Pacific, Erica O'Neal Howard, Title IX Coordinator

Training #4

Grievance Process Training - Occidental College, CA - 12/14/11
Presenter: Scott Lewis, Partner, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management

Training #5

Title IX Training - Occidental College, CA - 1/10/12
Presenters: Marci Raney, Professor of Kinesiology, Occidental College, Jennifer Heetderks, Assistant Director of Counseling Services, Emmons Health Center, Occidental College, Roberta Dacus, Nurse Practitioner, Emmons Health Center, Occidental College, Erica O'Neal Howard, Title IX Coordinator

Training #6

Title IX Coordinator Training - San Antonio, TX - 1/23/12
Presenters: Scott Lewis, Brett Sokolow, Saundra Schuster, Partners, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management

Training #7

Grievance Process Training - Concordia University, CA - 2/15/12
Presenter: Scott Lewis, Partner, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management

Training #8

Title IX Training - Occidental College, CA - 10/15/12, 10/16/12
Presenters: Scott Lewis, Partner, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management, LaShonda Blunt, Santa Monica Rape Treatment Center, Carl Botterud, Legal Counsel, Occidental College, Erica O'Neal Howard, Title IX Coordinator

Training #9

Clery Act Training - Clery Center for Security on Campus (at Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA) - 6/14/13, 6/15/13
Presenters: Abigail Boyer, Director of Communications and Outreach, Clery Center, Sally Miller, Police Chief, Sonoma State University, Bill Taylor, Police Chief, San Jacinto College

Training #10

Title IX Investigation Training - Occidental College, CA - 6/21/13
Presenter: Saundra Schuster, Partner, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management

Training #11

Survivor Advocacy and Campus Education Training - Occidental College, CA - 7/16/13
Presenters: Patricia Giggans, Executive Director, Peace Over Violence, Melodie Kruspodin and Jessie Corral, Rape Prevention Education Coordinators, Yvette Lozano, Director of Intervention Services

Training #12

Title IX, Reporting, Supporting Survivors: training for Graduate Hall Coordinators - Occidental College, CA - 7/29/13
Presenter: Irene Girton, interim Title IX Coordinator

Training #13

Title IX Coordinator Training - Napa, CA - 8/4/13 - 8/6/13
Presenters: Scott Lewis, Brett Sokolow, Saundra Schuster, Partners, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management

Training #14

Title IX hearing panel training (new policy and procedures) - Occidental College, CA - 8/29/13
Presenter: Leslie Gomez, Pepper Hamilton LLP

Training #15

Title IX hearing panel training (new policy and procedures) - Occidental College, CA - 9/23/13
Presenter: Leslie Gomez, Pepper Hamilton LLP

Training #16

Title IX hearing panel training (new policy and procedures) - Occidental College, CA - 9/30/13
Presenter: Gina Gomez, Pepper Hamilton LLP