Compliance Training Directory

The Office of Compliance & Equity administers a number of training programs for William & Mary staff, students, and faculty. If you have questions about your training obligations, please contact Margaret Morrison at 757-221-3146 or [[mjmorrison]].

Conflict of Interest Act Training

Employees who file annual Statements of Economic Interest are also required to complete Conflict of Interest Act training every two years. Training is provided by the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council at http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/. Additional information about Conflicts of Interest and the training module are available

Haven Sexual Misconduct Training

The Haven suite of training programs (supplied by EverFi, Inc) provides education on important issues facing the William & Mary community, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. Haven is designed to help ensure that our students and employees have a safe, harassment-free campus. Specific, focused training modules are offered depending on your role at William & Mary.

William & Mary / VIMS Employees

New William & Mary/VIMS faculty and staff complete the Haven for Faculty & Staff module when beginning employment; all faculty and staff re-train on the content every two years. Additional information and the training access guide.

The module presents information through audio/video, written text, and short interactive exercises. It covers relevant laws, institutional policies/procedures, and on- and off-campus resources. Scenarios presented involve various types of gender-based violence, including sexual harassment, stalking, intimate partner violence, and sexual assault. If you have any concerns about encountering the course content in this format, please contact Margaret Morrison, [[mjmorrison]] or 757-221-3146. A more detailed outline of the course content is available below.

Haven for Faculty & Staff Content Outline

If you are concerned that the course might trigger memories or otherwise cause you distress, it may be helpful to know more about the Haven.

If you or someone you know need to talk about an experience with gender-based violence, we invite you to reach out anonymously to the national, 24-hour helpline at 1.800.656.HOPE (4673).

  • Introduction: Presents an overview of the course and William & Mary’s commitment to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment.
  • Understanding the Issues: Outlines actions that contribute to a safe and healthy climate. Summarizes significant legislation addressing sexual violence. Outlines the reporting obligations of W&M community members. Identifies and explains key sexual misconduct policies and resources.
  • A Student Disclosure: Presents a scenario in which a student discloses her experience of sexual assault to you. The disclosure is made in general terms, without specific or graphic detail. Provides guidance for responding to and assisting a student in such a scenario. Defines consent and sexual assault. Explores the impact of trauma and how to support survivors.
  • Always Around: Presents a scenario in which a student describes his concerns that someone may be stalking him to you. Provides guidance for responding to and assisting a student in such a scenario. Defines stalking. Outlines resources and options for individuals who experience stalking.
  • A Concerned Co-Worker: Presents a scenario in which you in which you become concerned that a co-worker may be experiencing intimate partner violence. Some physical violence (a man grabbing another man by the arm) is depicted. Identifies signs of possible abuse. Defines domestic and dating violence. Provides guidance on responding to potential intimate partner violence and outlines available resources.
  • Unwanted Attention: Presents a scenario in which you experience sexual harassment by your supervisor. Harassment is expressed in images of messages and communications, and in descriptions of physical contact. Defines sexual harassment and presents options for response.
Incoming Freshmen and Undergraduate Transfer Students
New undergraduate students complete the Haven: Understanding Sexual Assault module prior to matriculating at W&M. The program is administered by the Office of Health Promotion.
Graduate Students: Arts & Sciences

In recognition of their role in instructing and mentoring undergraduates, Arts & Sciences graduate students are required to the complete the Haven for Faculty & Staff module.

The module presents information through audio/video, written text, and short interactive exercises. It covers relevant laws, institutional policies/procedures, and on- and off-campus resources. Scenarios presented involve various types of gender-based violence, including sexual harassment, stalking, intimate partner violence, and sexual assault. If you have any concerns about encountering the course content in this format, please contact Margaret Morrison, [[mjmorrison]] or 757-221-3146. A more detailed outline of the course content is available below.

Haven for Faculty & Staff Content Outline

If you are concerned that the course might trigger memories or otherwise cause you distress, it may be helpful to know more about the Haven.

If you or someone you know need to talk about an experience with gender-based violence, we invite you to reach out anonymously to the national, 24-hour helpline at 1.800.656.HOPE (4673).

  • Introduction: Presents an overview of the course and William & Mary’s commitment to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment.
  • Understanding the Issues: Outlines actions that contribute to a safe and healthy climate. Summarizes significant legislation addressing sexual violence. Outlines the reporting obligations of W&M community members. Identifies and explains key sexual misconduct policies and resources.
  • A Student Disclosure: Presents a scenario in which a student discloses her experience of sexual assault to you. The disclosure is made in general terms, without specific or graphic detail. Provides guidance for responding to and assisting a student in such a scenario. Defines consent and sexual assault. Explores the impact of trauma and how to support survivors.
  • Always Around: Presents a scenario in which a student describes his concerns that someone may be stalking him to you. Provides guidance for responding to and assisting a student in such a scenario. Defines stalking. Outlines resources and options for individuals who experience stalking.
  • A Concerned Co-Worker: Presents a scenario in which you in which you become concerned that a co-worker may be experiencing intimate partner violence. Some physical violence (a man grabbing another man by the arm) is depicted. Identifies signs of possible abuse. Defines domestic and dating violence. Provides guidance on responding to potential intimate partner violence and outlines available resources.
  • Unwanted Attention: Presents a scenario in which you experience sexual harassment by your supervisor. Harassment is expressed in images of messages and communications, and in descriptions of physical contact. Defines sexual harassment and presents options for response.
School of Business, School of Education, Law School

Students in the schools of Business, Education, and Law will complete the HavenPlus graduate student module. The training access guide is available here (pdf).

The module presents information through audio/video, written text, and short interactive exercises. It covers relevant laws, institutional policies/procedures, and on- and off-campus resources. Scenarios presented involve various types of gender-based violence, including sexual harassment, stalking, intimate partner violence, and sexual assault. If you have any concerns about encountering the course content in this format, please contact Margaret Morrison, [[mjmorrison]] or 757-221-3146. A more detailed outline of the course content is available below.

HavenPlus Part 1 Content Outline

If you are concerned that the course might trigger memories or otherwise cause you distress, it may be helpful to know more about the Haven.

If you or someone you know need to talk about an experience with gender-based violence, we invite you to reach out anonymously to the national, 24-hour helpline at 1.800.656.HOPE (4673).

  • Introduction: Presents an overview of the course and William & Mary’s commitment to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment.
  • Connections: Defines dating and domestic violence. Identifies signs of potential relationship violence and illustrates through various scenarios (scenarios are described, not acted out). Identifies resources for addressing relationship violence. Defines and illustrates sexual harassment and stalking. Harassment scenario is verbal, not physical, with limited description of offensive remarks made by a co-worker. Provides guidance for responding to stalking.
  • Be Yourself: Explores social and cultural factors that contribute to climate regarding sexual violence, including examples of potentially problematic statements and a monologue by an actor regarding a classmate who makes offensive comments in a group setting. Defines sexual assault and provides statistical information about its occurrence. Provides guidance about sexual assault response and reporting, and detail about investigation and adjudication processes.
  • Join the Conversation: Explores the importance of clear communication in navigating relationships and interactions. Describes an encounter between and man and a woman in which the woman responds with varying levels of ambiguity. Defines consent and incapacitation. Provides examples of sexual coercion through interactive test-based exercise. Outlines the mental and physical effects of alcohol consumption. Provides examples of effective bystander intervention. Depicts a scenario in which a female supervisor is shown making physical contact with a male subordinate (touching his leg).
  • Creating Community: Explores the importance of listening skills in building relationships and supporting survivors of sexual misconduct. Revisits scenario from previous section in which female supervisor makes inappropriate physical contact with a male subordinate. Presents a monologue in which a woman supports a friend who discloses a sexual assault, complicated by concerns about disclosure of sexual orientation. Assault is described in general terms, without specific or graphic detail. . Discusses neurobiological effects of trauma. Provides guidance on responding to a disclosure of sexual misconduct.
  • Explore Your Options: Presents a scenario in which you observe a colleague may be the victim of intimate partner violence and explores possible options for response. Some physical violence (a man grabbing a woman by the arm) is depicted.
  • Next Steps: Reviews possible actions to support a positive campus community. Identifies student organizations involved in sexual violence prevention.
Graduate Students: Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Graduate students at VIMS will complete the HavenPlus graduate student module. The training access guide is available here (pdf).

The module presents information through audio/video, written text, and short interactive exercises. It covers relevant laws, institutional policies/procedures, and on- and off-campus resources. Scenarios presented involve various types of gender-based violence, including sexual harassment, stalking, intimate partner violence, and sexual assault. If you have any concerns about encountering the course content in this format, please contact Margaret Morrison, [[mjmorrison]] or 757-221-3146. A more detailed outline of the course content is available below.

HavenPlus Part 1 Content Outline

If you are concerned that the course might trigger memories or otherwise cause you distress, it may be helpful to know more about the Haven.

If you or someone you know need to talk about an experience with gender-based violence, we invite you to reach out anonymously to the national, 24-hour helpline at 1.800.656.HOPE (4673).

  • Introduction: Presents an overview of the course and William & Mary’s commitment to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment.
  • Connections: Defines dating and domestic violence. Identifies signs of potential relationship violence and illustrates through various scenarios (scenarios are described, not acted out). Identifies resources for addressing relationship violence. Defines and illustrates sexual harassment and stalking. Harassment scenario is verbal, not physical, with limited description of offensive remarks made by a co-worker. Provides guidance for responding to stalking.
  • Be Yourself: Explores social and cultural factors that contribute to climate regarding sexual violence, including examples of potentially problematic statements and a monologue by an actor regarding a classmate who makes offensive comments in a group setting. Defines sexual assault and provides statistical information about its occurrence. Provides guidance about sexual assault response and reporting, and detail about investigation and adjudication processes.
  • Join the Conversation: Explores the importance of clear communication in navigating relationships and interactions. Describes an encounter between and man and a woman in which the woman responds with varying levels of ambiguity. Defines consent and incapacitation. Provides examples of sexual coercion through interactive test-based exercise. Outlines the mental and physical effects of alcohol consumption. Provides examples of effective bystander intervention. Depicts a scenario in which a female supervisor is shown making physical contact with a male subordinate (touching his leg).
  • Creating Community: Explores the importance of listening skills in building relationships and supporting survivors of sexual misconduct. Revisits scenario from previous section in which female supervisor makes inappropriate physical contact with a male subordinate. Presents a monologue in which a woman supports a friend who discloses a sexual assault, complicated by concerns about disclosure of sexual orientation. Assault is described in general terms, without specific or graphic detail. . Discusses neurobiological effects of trauma. Provides guidance on responding to a disclosure of sexual misconduct.
  • Explore Your Options: Presents a scenario in which you observe a colleague may be the victim of intimate partner violence and explores possible options for response. Some physical violence (a man grabbing a woman by the arm) is depicted.
  • Next Steps: Reviews possible actions to support a positive campus community. Identifies student organizations involved in sexual violence prevention.
Compliance Curriculum

Beginning Fall 2017, new employees will be assigned a Compliance Curriculum through the Cornerstone Learning Management system. Supervisors of new new employees may view the curriculum content here; employees must access the curriculum through Cornerstone in order to receive credit for completing the curriculum. Access instructions are available.

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