Report 2013-124 Recommendation 16 Responses

Report 2013-124: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence: California Universities Must Better Protect Students by Doing More to Prevent, Respond to, and Resolve Incidents (Release Date: June 2014)

Recommendation #16 To: University of California, Berkeley

To help ensure that athletic coaches handle incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence appropriately, all universities should provide supplemental training on sexual harassment and sexual violence, including sexual assault, annually for all athletic coaches.

6-Month Agency Response

All coaches were required to attend a one hour specialized training provided by Jackson Katz, a national expert in gender violence, on December 2, 2014. Additionally, the Title IX Office and other campus partners are providing in-person presentations at quarterly coaches meetings.

  • Completion Date: December 2014
  • Response Date: December 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

60-Day Agency Response

In 2014-15, working to provide in-person presentations to coaches at quarterly coaches meetings. OPHD (Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination) and IA (Inter Collegiate Athletics) exploring purchase of online tool to supplement biennial AB1825 training.

  • Estimated Completion Date: June 2015
  • Response Date: August 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2013-124

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.