"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
W. Scott Lewis, J.D., Partner
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
Saundra K. Schuster, J.D., Partner
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
Daniel C. Swinton, J.D., Ed.D., President
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., Partner
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO

The NCHERM Group

THE NCHERM GROUP, LLC (TNG) IS A:

CONSULTING FIRM SERVING 3,000 SCHOOLS and COLLEGES,

CORPORATE/INSTITUTIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT FIRM, AND

ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT FIRM

TNG is comprised of several linked organizations that have served the education field for 20 years. As a firm, TNG serves over 400 college, university, and school clients each year, making us one of the largest education-specific consulting practices in the country. TNG's five partners have more than 100 years of combined experience and our 25 additional consultants are the top experts in their fields. TNG has provided services to more than 3,000 school and college clients, providing unparalleled reach and impact on the field. TNG also provides its services for employers and corporate clients, leveraging its proprietary systems-level solutions for risk prevention in the workplace. The TNG Way has become the risk management touchstone for schools, colleges, and workplaces across the country.

Our Expertise

The NCHERM Group offers expertise for high-risk campus health and safety issues:

  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Campus Safety
  • Classroom Management
  • Clery Act Compliance
  • Conduct Code Development
  • Conduct Board Training
  • Culture Change Initiatives
  • Disruptive Students
  • Emergency Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • First Amendment
  • Hazing
  • Investigations
  • Litigation Management
  • Policy/Program/Review
  • Alcohol & Drugs
  • Psychological Distress
  • Red Flags Rule
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Strategic Prevention
  • Student Organizations
  • Student Suicide
  • Threat Assessment
  • Title IX, ADA, and FERPA

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Conferences, Trainings, Certifications & Online Training

In the News

How Columbine Gave Rise to Threat Assessment Teams

In the aftermath of the Columbine massacre, the practice of threat assessment seemingly took off, led by the efforts of FBI special agent Mary Ellen O’Toole. In the past 20 years, schools across the nation have worked to establish threat assessment teams at the encouragement of O’Toole, the U.S. Secret Service and other entities.

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Here’s What MSU Got for Paying Elite Firm $6.2 Million to Investigate 170 Sexual Assault Cases

Starting in mid-February through August 2018, MSU gave Kroll 170 sexual assault cases. “There’s no firm out there that could service that volume itself,” Sokolow says. He runs his own Title IX consulting and training company, TNG, and claims to have 3,000 schools as clients. Even if MSU had hired him, Sokolow says, he’d still […]

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The Florida Teen ‘Infatuated’ with Columbine and Made Threats as She Went to Colorado is Dead

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin speaks with former FBI profiler Mary Ellen O’Toole about the obsession some people have with the Columbine shooting after a woman who authorities described as “infatuated” with the shooting made threats that forced the closure of 19 school districts in Colorado.

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Announcing the 2019 ATIXA West Coast Annual Conference

Register now for the 2019 ATIXA West Coast Annual Conference and Pre-Conference Training & Certification Courses, October 27th-October 30th at the Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa Valley, California.

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TNG Names Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. as Partner

Naming Van Brunt to Partner serves to recognize his continued leadership at TNG as a subject matter expert, trainer, consultant, and content developer. Van Brunt becomes the fifth partner in TNG, joining founder Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., President Daniel C. Swinton, J.D., Ed.D. and long-time Partners W. Scott Lewis and Saundra K. Schuster, recognized leaders in the field of risk management consulting.

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Announcing Campuses and the Courts: A Spring 2019 Webinar Series from TNG

For years, you’ve had the chance to attend Case Law Update sessions from TNG at conferences around the country. Now, to reach a wider audience, TNG is bringing the case law update to you, in the form of a webinar series.

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Announcing the 11th Annual NaBITA Conference, November 11-13, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, FL

The Annual NaBITA Conference is the leading conference in the field of higher education threat assessment and behavioral intervention. NaBITA provides a space for valuable, sustaining dialogue for professionals from various disciplines who are engaged in the essential function of behavioral intervention in schools, on college campuses, and in corporations and organizations.

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Certifications and Trainings

Association of Title IX Administrators

ATIXA provides a professional association for school and college Title IX Coordinators and administrators who are interested in serving their districts and campuses more effectively. Since 1972, Title IX has proved to be an inceasingly powerful leveling tool, helping to advance gender equity in schools and colleges.

The National Behavorial Intervention Team Association

NABITA is an organization for the support and professional development of behavorial intervention team members, commited to providing education, resources, and support to professionals in schools and in the workplace who endeavor every day to make their campuses and workplaces safer through caring prevention and intervention.

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