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

Virtual, Instructor-Led

Live, Interactive Online Training

  • $399 Member
  • $499 Non-Member

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Registration Fee includes the Training & Certification Course, course slides, supplemental materials, ATIXA/TNG whitepapers, flowcharts, 2020 Regulations publications and webinars, HRCI pre-approved credit, SHRM pre-approved credit, and a 2-year Certification from ATIXA.

*You must attend all dates in your session to receive credit for attendance.


  • June 24
    11:00am - 4:00pm ET
  • August 18
    11:00am - 4:00pm ET

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 14 business days following the completion of the course and then log-into or create an account with our 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. Learn more about our program here.