"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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In the News

Meet the Meetings Innovators

For Derrick Johnson, CMP, the best conference learning is active.

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Survey finds evidence of widespread sexual violence at 33 universities

Catherine Spear said the university aims to deepen outreach to students vulnerable to sexual violence. “Yes, we’ve made progress,” she said, “but we recognize there’s always more progress to be made, and we know that. It’s not a ‘once and done.’ ”

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Experts: Cases Similar To McCluskey Family Lawsuit Against U Of U Rarely Won, But Raise Awareness

“Title IX provides for liability of the school or university if the school knew if the student who was assaulted or harassed under the threat or faced that risk of harassment occurring,” Buzuvis said.

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TNG Names Derrick M. Johnson, II as Executive Director of NaBITA

TNG takes great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Derrick M. Johnson, II, CMP, DES, as Executive Director of NaBITA, the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association effective November 4, 2019. Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., who had served in that role, will assume the permanent role of NaBITA President at the annual conference this year. TNG is the association management firm for […]

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Counselors, Please Consider Your Own Mental Health Needs

We must make this a priority now before we learn that yet another of our highly respected professional colleagues, clients or friends is suddenly gone.

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New association helps employers address harassment, discrimination claims

The new Title VII Administrators Association will offer corporations the same kind of support its sister organization, the Association of Title IX Administrators, has long offered school officials.

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Announcing VIIAA: The Title VII Administrators Association

A new membership association has been created to help those who address workplace sexual harassment and discrimination. The Title VII Administrators Association focuses on giving professionals of all types the tools needed to effectively create equitable and inclusive workplaces.

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Associations, 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.

The Title VII Administrators Association

VIIAA provides a professional membership association for those who are responsible for compliance with Title VII in the workplace, including Title VII Administrators, Workplace Investigators, Corporate Attorneys, Diversity and Inclusion Officers, and HR Professionals. VIIAA is dedicated to developing best-in-class professional resources, and offers professional development to help our members to deliver on the promise and legal requirement of equitable and inclusive workplaces.

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