Title IX Advisors

Essential training for advisors to supporting parties throughout the resolution process, including hearings, during which advisors conduct cross-examination.

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A crucial five hours of training for Title IX Advisors.

Title IX Advisors is a partial-day course focused on the skills needed to serve as an effective hearing advisor. 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.

After completing this course, participants will be able to…

  • Explain the overall arc of a Title IX resolution process from beginning to end
  • Describe the role of the Advisor at each phase of the Title IX resolution process
  • Identify potential impacts of serving as an Advisor based on other institutional roles/responsibilities or involvement in a specific complaint
  • Recognize whether their advisee’s rights are being upheld in the Title IX resolution process
  • Conduct questioning in a hearing, including cross-examination of the other party and any witnesses, within the bounds of the Title IX regulations and institutional policy
  • Understand how to navigate the appeal phase in a Title IX resolution process, including raising concerns about procedural issues

Who Should Attend?

  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinators
  • Title IX or Civil Rights Investigators
  • Decision-makers
  • Hearing/Process Advisors
  • Hearing Facilitators
  • Hearing Chairpersons
  • Appeal Decision-makers
  • Informal Resolution Facilitators
  • Intake/Case Coordinators
  • Attorneys serving as Advisors
  • Victim Advocates
  • Hearing Chairs
  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Legal Counsel


Live, Interactive Online Training

  • $399 Member
  • $499 Non-Member

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  • August 11: 11:00am - 4:00pm ET Register
  • November 7: 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.