Webinar Series Synopsis
Every investigation begins with gathering information. Being able to conduct an effective, fair and neutral interview is paramount for investigators navigating their professional responsibilities in the ever changing landscape of Title IX compliance.
The interview provides the foundation for your investigation and, too often, professionals overlook the importance of identifying a methodology and process that is consistently applied.
In this 3 part series, Certified FETI founder, Carrie Hull, and Holland & Knight education and employment attorney, Jeffrey J. Nolan will discuss the importance of separating the interview from the investigation, approaches to maximizing opportunities for information collection, understanding the continuum of an interview, and the downstream effects of the interview on conducting Title IX investigations consistent with best and promising practices.
Some key takeaways of this webinar series are:
- The importance of understanding your role when collecting information
- How to maintain your role as an interviewer and why separating the interview from the investigation is so important
- How to Collect the Dots, Not Connect the Dots in your role as interviewer
- Identifying practices that turn your interview into an investigation
- How separating the interview from the Investigation ensures neutrality in your interviews
- Downstream effects of separating the interview from your investigation
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Who is it for?
The content in this webinar series is beneficial for Title IX Administrators, Title IX Investigators, General Counsel, Campus Peace Officers, SANE Nurses, and anyone else who interviews or investigates in a professional capacity in higher education.
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Part 1: Separating the Interview from the Investigation
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Part 2: Maximizing Opportunities for Information
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Part 3: Understanding the Continuum of an Interview
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About the Speakers
Jeffrey Nolan – Senior Counsel, Holland & Knight
Jeffrey Nolan is an education and employment attorney based in Holland & Knight’s Boston office who represents, advises, educates and helps clients nationwide manage conflicts, enhance the safety of individuals and environments, and successfully navigate the maze of legal obligations faced by educational institutions and employers.
Mr. Nolan represents and advises colleges, universities and independent schools throughout the United States regarding situations that implicate Title IX, the Clery Act, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and other laws that apply in the higher education context.
Mr. Nolan’s publications regarding fair, equitable trauma-informed investigation approaches were cited many times in the Preamble to the May 2020 Title IX regulations.
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Carrie Hull – Founder, Certified FETI
Carrie Hull is the Executive Director for the You Have Options Program, the Director of Certification for Certified FETI and operates her private consulting firm Carrie Hull Consulting where she primarily focuses on working directly with specialized units within law enforcement agencies around the globe and providing customized interviewing services to corporations, institutions of higher learning and government agencies.
Formerly, Carrie Hull was a detective with the Ashland Police Department, an instructor with the Oregon Sexual Assault Training Institute where she taught best practices in sexual assault investigations to law enforcement officers across the nation, served as a member of the Legislative and Public Policy Committee for the Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force, and was a Senior Associate with Margolis Healy in addition to serving as faculty for the National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS) instructing at their Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation and Adjudication Educational Program.