Click here if you are ready to take the online quiz for Responsible Employees.
What is Sexual Misconduct?
What is the College's sexual misconduct reporting requirement?
How do I respond when someone is telling me about their traumatic incident?
How do I Report Sexual Misconduct ?
Who are the Responsible Employees?
What if I am not sure if sexual misconduct occurred or is reportable?
"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
- Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972, (Title 20 U.S.C. Sections 1681-1688)
Fort Lewis College has identified and designated Responsible Employees to immediately report to the Title IX Coordinator any conduct that comes to the attention of the Responsible Employee that involves incidents of sexual misconduct. This responsibility is critical because the College is obligated to address conduct about which a Responsible Employee knew or should have known.
This training includes several slides that cover what is involved in being a Responsible Employee. It ends with a six question quiz about the most important information. It should take less than 1/2 hour to complete.
Sexual misconduct includes:
These terms are defined in the Sexual Misconduct Policy, online at www.fortlewis.edu/CARE.
The Grievance Procedure is used to resolve cases where students are accused of sexual misconduct. It, too, is online at www.fortlewis.edu.CARE.
Responsible employees (faculty and FLC professional staff other than counselors and Health Center employees) must report all relevant details about alleged sexual misconduct involving FLC students, faculty, or staff, about which they know or have reason to know. This includes the names of the alleged perpetrator (if known), the student who experienced the alleged sexual misconduct, others involved in the alleged sexual misconduct, as well as relevant facts, including the date, time, and location of the alleged incident.
- Sexual Misconduct Policy, "Reporting Relevant Details"
The reporting form is online at www.fortlewis.edu/CARE/. If you are unsure about whether to report or what to report, please consult with FLC's Title IX Coordinator:
A responsible employee includes any employee who:
If you are not sure, call the Title IX Coordinator at (970) 247-7241 or fill out the reporting form without identifying information of the parties concerned, and we'll discuss it. The reporting form is online at www.fortlewis.edu/CARE. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for ascertaining whether the possible sexual misconduct is reportable.
Take the online quiz for Responsible Employees.