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2nd Annual DC Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation and Adjudication Institute

Date and Time
June 12 - June 16, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/US Capitol 
1225 1st St NE
Astor & Paint Branch Room
Washington, DC 20002

About NCCPS: In the Not Alone report, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault charged the National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS) to develop a trauma-informed training program for school officials. To meet this mandate, we worked with nationally-recognized subject matter experts in the fields of sexual and gender-based violence investigations, Title IX, the Clery Act, victim's advocacy, student conduct, and psychology to develop and deliver this groundbreaking curriculum.

Program Purpose: To provide college and university administrators involved in investigating and adjudicating sexual misconduct cases information and resources necessary to conduct trauma-informed investigations in line with evolving practices.

Registration Information: Program registration is available to representatives from institutions of higher education and their local partners in involved in the investigation and adjudication of reports of sexual and gender-based violence on campus. We encourage representation from your campus/community multi-disciplinary team. Registration is first come, first served basis. 


Learn more about these topics in the module synopses.

June 12: Welcome, Institutional Obligations, Community Coordination, The Culture in Which We Live, and Impact of Language

June 13: Understanding the Effects of Trauma, First Impressions Matter, Interviewing the Complainant, and Considerations Regarding Criminal Sexual Offenders

June 14: Interviewing the Respondent, Investigative Strategies, and Report Writing

June 15: Adjudication, Appeals and Logistics, Mandatory Training, and Institutional Support and Self-care

June 16: Bonus fifth day featuring presentations and discussions with a range of federal partners including:

Covering topics such as updates from the U.S. Department of Education and Office for Victims of Crime, supporting survivors with disabilities, and climate surveys and prevention.

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