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Training

The Office of Title IX provides a comprehensive community approach to the institution’s Title IX responsibility by working collaboratively to educate the campus community, preventing incidents, supporting those in need, and addressing Title IX-related concerns.

We offer several types of training that can be modified to meet the needs of your group.

Mandatory Reporter Training

This training, based on the current comprehensive Policy on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking will help you learn more about your role and responsibilities as a mandatory reporter at the University of Tennessee.


Know Your Policy Training

Gain in-depth knowledge of the Policy on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking with support from the Office of Title IX. We can tailor a program for your department that addresses specific areas of the policy in great detail.


Vols A.C.T. for Faculty and Staff

This training is designed to equip faculty and staff with the skills to recognize and respond appropriately to sexual harassment in the workplace.

Based upon recommendations from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education, this training includes:

  • a comprehensive review of sexual harassment behaviors,
  • a review of the effects of sexual harassment in the academies,
  • an overview of the role of an active bystander,
  • the opportunity to apply the role of active bystander in real-world scenarios to “Acknowledge the Situation, Consider Your Options, and Respond Appropriately,” and
  • ideas for creating a respectful and positive departmental climate.

Vols A.C.T. for Graduate Students

This training is designed to equip graduate students with the skills to recognize and respond appropriately to sexual harassment as both an employee and student.

Based upon recommendations from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education, this training includes:

  • a comprehensive review of sexual harassment behaviors,
  • a review of the effects of sexual harassment in the academies,
  • an overview of the role of an active bystander,
  • the opportunity to apply the role of active bystander in real-world scenarios to “Acknowledge the Situation, Consider Your Options, and Respond Appropriately,” and
  • ideas for creating a respectful and positive departmental climate.

Customized Training

The Office of Title IX will work with you to meet the training needs of your group.

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