Learn best practices and critical skills for conducting the alternative resolution process.

Under Title IX, the Alternative Resolution Process can be an effective means for resolving complaints, including reports of sexual misconduct.

Participants learn about the different types of resolution process and when to use which type, as well as useful techniques and strategies to conduct successful resolution processes. The training will also cover practical tips for conducting resolution processes impartially and how to avoid prejudgment, conflicts of interest, and bias as a facilitator of alternative resolutions, and includes the requirements under the May 2020 Title IX Regulations.

This Training Benefits

Title IX Coordinators

Deputy Title IX Coordinators

Alternative Resolution Facilitators


Individuals serving as Advisors

Human Resource Professionals

Student Conduct Professionals

Victim Advocates

Student Affairs Administrators

Training Agenda

  • Alternative resolution, mediation, and other informal dispute options and requirements.
  • Impartiality, avoiding bias, conflict of interest, and prejudgment of fact.
  • Title IX’s definition of sexual harassment.
  • Scope of the school’s education program or activity.
  • How to work with parties to identify needs, wants, and areas of compromise.
  • Considerations for reaching a mutually beneficial decision.
  • Strategies for implementation.
  • Documenting agreements.

The Facilitating The Alternative Resolution Process virtual training will be held via live webinar in a single 4 hour session. Participants will have the opportunity to choose their session date from one of our two sessions this spring.

Discount options*:

Two or More. Two or more attendees from the same institution receive 10% off registration.

Teams of Five and More. Contact us to receive a special discount.

Collective Member. You may receive 20% off each registration if you are a member of a Grand River Solutions collective. 

Contact Elizabeth Brady at ebrady@grandriversolutions.com to receive your discount code.

*Cannot combine discounts. 

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