In 2013, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 amended the Clery Act, in part, to require that officials involved in the student conduct process receive “annual training on the issues related to dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking and on how to conduct an investigation and hearing process that protects the safety of victims and promotes accountability.” The National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals (NACCOP) has developed, in consultation with subject matter experts and student conduct administrators who are recognized as leaders in the field, an online VAWA Adjudicator Training Program specifically designed for institutional officials involved in the adjudication of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking offenses involving students (collectively, “sexual misconduct”).
Attendees receive a certificate following the completion of the required online class.(NOTE: The online training class is reserved for and limited to individuals who have graduated from the D.Provided by DSA Corporate Sponsor 360 Stay Safe The Clery Act, as amended by the 2013 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, requires that investigators (criminal, civil rights/Title IX/conduct) and hearing board members receive annual training on the issues related to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.They are required to receive annual training about how to conduct an investigation and hearing process that protects the safety of the victim and promotes accountability.The purpose of the CCO Certification Program is to provide a professional-level credential for practitioners involved in managing Clery Act compliance activities at their respective colleges and universities.
The certification will demonstrate the candidate’s successful completion of a rigorous combination of educational initiatives that will prepare them to effectively lead their institution’s Clery Act compliance program.
DSA staff will verify that the person has graduated from the required class prior to providing the registrant with a login and password to the system.
The Online DVDVS Investigations Recertification Program is available to graduates of the courses listed above at an annual cost of .00/person.
Campuses can purchase an Online Training Center that contains various courses to allow campuses to get into compliance by training their Campus Security Authorities-CSAs (under the Clery Act) and Responsible Employees-REs (under Title IX) on the requirements of both laws.
As of 2015, the system offers course options for CSAs and REs that are also complaint with the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
In addition to receiving comprehensive instruction through a series of in-person, online and on-demand programs, participants will receive personalized attention and feedback from the leaders of NACCOP as they work through the various components of the Certification Program.