Training & Education

Prevention Education

  • Many different offices on campus engage in sexual violence prevention and education. If you are interested in hosting a workshop for your class, student club, athletic team, or the student leaders you work with, please contact your Title IX Coordinator (repeat my contact information…)
  • Our current prevention efforts include:
    • Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates: All first-year and transfer students are required to complete this online education module before arriving to campus in August.
    • Student Athlete & Coaches: all student athletes and coaches receive annual training as mandated by the NCAA. This training and education is delivered through online modules and in-person workshops.
    • Step Up! Bystander Intervention Training: this training is available upon request. Please contact Catherine Welch, your Title IX Coordinator (include contact info) to arrange a training.
    • Center for Women & Gender: this office organizes a variety of prevention and education opportunities.
      • Upon request, the CWG can offer student-led trainings and workshops focused on the following topics:
        • Rethinking Masculinity
        • Let’s Talk About Sex: Consent, Communication & Sexual Pleasure
      • Historically, CWG-led prevention and education initiatives have included:
        • Self-defense training
        • The Clothesline Project
        • It Happens Here
        • Denim Day
        • Attending the UVM Dismantling Rape Culture Conference

Training of Title IX Personnel

  • Federal Title IX regulations require individuals who fill certain roles in our formal complaint process to receive on-going training. These roles include the Title IX Coordinator, Investigators, Decision Makers, and Appeal Officers.
  • Training materials will be made available upon request. Please contact the Title IX Coordinator for a copy of these materials.
  • Contact Catherine Welch, Title IX Coordinator, at 802.654.2271 or