Complying with the Final VAWA Rules


Your Guide to the Final VAWA Rules

On October 20th, the Dept. of Education published the Final VAWA Rules with significant changes which go into effect July 1, 2015 and require "good faith efforts" for 2014.

Understand your obligations and get your questions answered by speakers S. Daniel Carter, Director of 32 NCSI, VTV Family Outreach Foundation and Connie J. Kirkland, MA, NCC, of Northern Virginia Community College.

This webinar from Campus Answers covers:

  • Detailed discussion of the Final VAWA Rules
  • Updated Policies & Reporting Procedures
  • New Definitions (ex. Dating Violence, Stalking, Gender Identity)
  • Confidentiality Requirements
  • Best Practices for Implementation
  • 30-minute live Q&A with the Speakers

The full text of the published Final VAWA Rules can be viewed 


S Daniel Carter VAWAS. Daniel Carter serves as Director of the 32 National Campus Safety Initiative (32 NCSI) for the VTV Family Outreach Foundation, a national non-profit organization created by a majority of the families and survivors directly impacted by the April 16, 2007 tragedy at Virginia Tech.

In 2008, Mr. Carter was recognized on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives as “probably the leading person in this Nation in advocating more action and tougher action against crimes that are committed on campus.” He also received the first Jeanne Clery Campus Safety Award in 1994 for “extraordinary things to make college and university students safer.”

Through his work, Mr. Carter has helped to develop, secure passage of, and craft the regulations for seven major pieces of federal legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act in 1998 and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act in 2013.


Connie J Kirkland, MC, NCCConnie J. Kirkland, MA, NCC, is the Director of the NOVACares Office at Northern Virginia Community College.

In 2013 Ms. Kirkland visited several Congressional Offices on Capitol Hill on behalf of the proposed VAWA Reauthorization Act, including the Campus SaVE Act, which was enacted in March, 2013. She has created innovative programs and policies regarding a victim-centered response to campus sexual assault in all processes of investigation and adjudication of cases related to Campus SaVE and Title IX issues.

Connie is a member of the NCAA Interpersonal Violence Think Tank as well as the National Sexual Assault Advisor for the 32 National Campus Safety Initiative (32 NCSI) for the VTV Family Outreach Foundation, a national non-profit formed by family members and survivors directly impacted by the Virginia Tech tragedy of 2007.

On-Demand Webinar

Recorded on:

November 13th, 2014

1 hour presentation

30 minute Live Q&A

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