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Legal Consequences of Campus Hazing: Polices & Prevention Programs

Summary

Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Hazing is a ritual often used by fraternities, sororities, athletic teams, and clubs on college campuses as a "rite of passage" for new members. The results of hazing activities can be severe, often leading to extreme brutality, injuries, and student death. What must your college do to mitigate hazing on your campus and protect your students from harm as well as your institution from legal liability? Please join us for a live, 60-minute webinar where you and your colleagues will discover:

  • How to enhance your policy to ensure compliance with legal precedence
  • Ways to be proactive vs. reactive when handling hazing incidents
  • What are essential elements of an effective anti-hazing program
  • Liabilities of hazing for students, clubs, individuals, & institutions

Program Highlights

  • Student Handbook Polices to Enforce Anti-Hazing: Essentials for Your College

    • How to establish preventative education initiatives
    • Strategies for creating and communicating your zero tolerance policy
    • Rules to adopt to combat non-sanctioned intake or rush activities
  • Comprehensive Hazing Prevention Initiatives: Keep Students Safe

    • Strategies to be proactive to prevent hazing on your Campus
    • Legally sound practices to use as basis for anti-hazing education
    • Program ideas: Activities for National Hazing Prevention Week
  • Legal Ramifications of Hazing: Fighting Hidden Campus Crime

    • Techniques to overcome the conspiracy of silence behind incidents
    • Sanctions to enforce when a campus club violates the anti-hazing policy
    • Lessons learned from real life examples of hazing incidents
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Jason L. Meriwether

  • Jason is the Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs at Indiana University Southeast
  • Jason is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and has worked with the three major recognized national bodies of Greek Life, the IFC, NPHC, & Pan-Hel as well as service, honors, and music fraternities & sororities
  • Jason's national presentations on legal issues related to hazing have been the subject of cover stories in the Student Affairs Today Newsletter and in College Athletics and the Law. Jason has also conducted national webinars on sessions related to hazing.
  • Jason has overseen the completion of over 10,000 documented community service hours by Greek Letter Organizations during his career and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover policies and preventive measures to overcome hazing on your campus, protect your students, and avoid legal liability.