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

The NCHERM Group

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

TNG 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

Some lawyers worry about proposed DOE rule that would remove restrictions on religious institutions

“The thing that worries me are claims that this proposed rule would allow for faith-based institutions to be treated equally and on the same terms as secular institutions. But what it actually means is that there would be more religious exemptions from otherwise neutral rules,” says Erin Buzuvis, a law professor at Western New England […]

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We’re Listening: Introducing Newly Revised and Updated ATIXA Certifications

ATIXA has revamped and updated its certification offerings with revised content, streamlined schedules, more venues, and added certification training courses. ATIXA’s goal for 2020 is to offer modular training options, so that you can find more trainings, more often, and pair trainings to match your specific needs.

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New Federal Rules on Campus Sexual Misconduct Will Only Make Things Worse

I support rational, clear due process requirements for resolutions of all campus disciplinary matters — not just for sexual misconduct. But I fear that these new regulations will turn Title IX disciplinary proceedings into adversarial quasi-criminal courtrooms without making anything fairer for anyone.

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OCR Is About to Rock Our Worlds

Brett A. Sokolow offers advice for how to respond to the new Title IX regulations that will be published soon.

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Gun-Violence Summit to Address Health and Medical-Related Costs, and Other Issues

The peer-reviewed journal Violence and Gender will launch the first Annual Summit on Gun-Violence Research and Policy. The invitation-only summit, chaired by Editor-in-Chief Mary Ellen O’Toole, PhD, will be hosted by the journal and held in Washington, DC in May.

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Former UCLA Health gynecologist’s behavior with patient constituted sexual assault, report finds

“Typically if we’re interviewing the respondent and witnesses, there’s information those individuals share, and you need to bring it back to the complaining party to get their response,” said Sokolow.

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UT Health Services Center Hosts Summit to Improve Campus Mental Health

Faculty and staff from multiple University of Tennessee campuses gathered in Nashville on Friday to discuss measures that can help improve mental health for both students and faculty. NaBITA was brought in to make an assessment of the campus and consult in making improvements, speaking with students and faculty about mental health services.

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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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