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Equal Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Renisha Gibbs August 18, 2014.

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1 Equal Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Renisha Gibbs August 18, 2014

2 Cannot: Make employment/educational decisions Create a hostile environment Based on protected group membership. race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40), disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression Non-Discrimination 2

3 Alterations to normal practice, policy, schedules, facilities, etc. Religion Disability –Student Disability Resource Center –Equal Opportunity & Compliance Reasonable Accommodations 3

4 Sexual Misconduct & Title IX 4 Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 Prohibits sex discrimination, harassment, & violence Requires gender equity Men, women, and employees University activities on and off campus

5 FSU’s Title IX Obligations 5 FSU’s Legal Duties: Investigate – Regardless of criminal investigation Eliminate Address effects Prevent recurrence

6 FSU Policies 6 Title IX Statement Non-Discrimination Policy Sexual Harassment Policy Sexual Battery Policy

7 What is Sexual Misconduct? 7 Sexual Harassment Gender Based Animosity Sexual Stereotyping Domestic Violence Dating Violence Stalking Rape

8 Prevention & Bystander Intervention Resources and Support Services Procedures Survivors Should Follow Warning Signs of Abusive Relationships Confidentiality Definitions Key Issues 8

9 Relationships with Students 9 Strongly discouraged Create a conflict of interest Must be disclosed Must be removed from supervisory role Can end in sexual harassment complaints

10 Who Investigates Complaints? –EOC –Against staff, faculty, visitors, contractors –Procedures in Non- Discrimination/Sexual Harassment Policy –DOS –Against students –Procedures in Student Code of Conduct 10

11 Retaliation is prohibited against individuals who: Make a complaint Help someone report Participate in investigations Otherwise oppose discriminatory conduct Non-Retaliation 11

12 Reporting Obligations Encouraged reporting – All incidents Mandatory Reporting (To EOC/DOS within 2 days) – Student victim – Supervisors – Sexual Battery (do not identify victim to police) 12

13 Confidential Sources FSU Victim Advocates Mental health counselors (UCC & EAP) Medical staff at University health centers Clergy Off-campus (rape crisis centers, licensed mental health professionals, & clergy) 13

14 Where to Make a Complaint Dean of Students Department Office of Equal Opportunity & Compliance FSU Police Department Others – Supervisor – FSU’s EthicsPoint (anonymous hotline) – Title IX Coordinators 14

15 Create inclusive, non-hostile environment -In class -In employment setting Treat all complaints seriously Be proactive Use your resources Roles & Responsibilities 15

16 Thank You! 16

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