Questions About Your Role as a Mandated Reporter? Training Opportunity Available | General Counsel

Thursday, March 21 at 3:30pm to 4:45pm

Rauch Business Center, Room 184
621 Taylor St, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Lehigh University is sponsoring a training for all faculty and staff members.  This training will specifically focus on educating faculty and staff members on their responsibilities as mandatory reporters, particularly in cases involving sexual misconduct and sexual harassment.  These sessions will assist employees with understanding the legal basis for requiring reporting as well as ways to respond to disclosures in a trauma-informed and responsible way.

 

This training is being presented in conjunction with ATIXA (the Association of Title IX Administrators) and is highly recommended for all faculty and staff members.  The speaker, Mr. W. Scott Lewis, J.D., is a highly sought after and experienced speaker and presenter.

 

Two sessions are being offered for Thursday, March 21, 2019:

  • Mandated Reporter Training I:  2:00-3:15 p.m. Rauch Business Center, Room 184 (Perella Auditorium)
  • Mandated Reporter Training II:  3:30-4:45 p.m. Rauch Business Center, Room 184 (Perella Auditorium)

 

If you have questions concerning this training, please contact Karen Salvemini, Equal Opportunity Compliance Coordinator, at kas515@lehigh.edu or at 610-758-3572.

 

Speaker Biography: 

 

W. Scott Lewis, J.D. is a partner with The NCHERM Group and the Chief Officer for Response and Resolution for the Center for SafeSport.  He is a co-founder and advisory board member of ATIXA (the Association for Title IX Administrators – www.atixa.org)and NaBITA (the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association – www.nabita.org).  He has served as Special Advisor to Saint Mary’s, Associate Vice Provost at the University of South Carolina, and as a Student Conduct and Residence Life administrator at Texas A&M University.  He also serves as faculty, teaching courses in Education, Law, Political Science, and Business.  He works with the Department of Education’s Offices of Civil Rights and the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women as a trainer and consultant, training their staff and investigators.  He was a consultant to the Office of the Vice President and the White House Task Force on issues of Sexual Misconduct and Title IX in schools and on campus.  He works with and trains athletes, coaches, and administrators at all levels of intercollegiate and K-12 athletics, as well as with the USOC® and the NCAA® in the areas of sexual misconduct and gender equity in sport.  He was honored to be asked to give a Ted Talk® for lay people on how to properly respond to victims of trauma.

Topic

Development & Training

Target Audience

Faculty, Staff

Department
General Counsel
Contact Information

Karen Salvemini, Equal Opportunity Compliance Coordinator, kas515@lehigh.edu

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