Proven risk management solutions serving institutions of higher education, K-12 schools, and workplaces.

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Leveraging proprietary systems-level solutions for prevention and risk mitigation.

Top experts offer consulting through audits, assessments, policy and procedure development, and review. They also provide conduct and compliance services for thousands of schools and colleges in addition to employers and corporations.

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Risk Management
Systems-level solutions

Supporting multi-disciplinary teams in designing best practices and protocol.

Behavioral intervention teams enhance school safety and prevent violent incidents. Our experts help you determine the best mechanisms for support, intervention, and response through consulting and training surrounding operations, threat assessment and safety, case management, and mental health.

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Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment
Improving communities

Advancing gender equity in K-12 schools, colleges, and universities.

We support campus and district Title IX coordinators, investigators, and administrators to advance gender equity in schools and colleges. TNG’s strategic solutions around compliance, policy and procedure, investigations, and prevention include consulting, certification trainings, and webinars.

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Title IX
Expert gender equity guidance

The industry's deepest bench of professional and unbiased external investigators.

Each of our 40 investigators is carefully selected and trained to provide deep and broad experience in discrimination allegations. Our ATIXA-certified investigators are able to perform school and college sexual misconduct and civil rights investigations free from conflicts of interest.

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External Investigations
Professional and unbiased

Providing highly respected expert witness and external hearing officer services.

Our subject matter experts are respected for their independent and impartial approach. Our expert witness and litigation support—in addition to our work serving as hearing officers and advisors—is well-regarded in discrimination, misconduct, and Title IX cases.

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Expert Services
Unrivaled and highly respected

Hundreds of years of combined experience working for you.

Choose from a pre-designed or custom-tailored consulting package. We work to address the specific needs of your organization or institution, leveraging our expertise to create comprehensive solutions and provide vetted strategies.

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Custom Solutions
Comprehensive Packages

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Working together for safer communities.

TNG enhances safety by offering systems-level solutions for eliminating violence, discrimination, and misconduct. Along with membership organizations ATIXA and NABITA, we offer support for Title IX coordinators and behavioral intervention teams. We empower schools, colleges, workplaces, and organizations to create safer and healthier communities.

TNG By The Numbers

8,850 Association Members

39,000 Certifications Awarded

1,000 Model Policies Written

300 Institutions Represented

1,200 Clients Annually

The Heckler’s Veto -- Training Front Line Personnel on First Amendment Rights

After several clashes between University Police and students over demonstrations and a controversial speaker on campus, a large public university determined that front-lines personnel needed a better understanding of free speech rights, thresholds for intervention, liability risks, and ways to manage protests and counter-protests more effectively. They had trouble finding a consultant with this expertise, and then another college recommended TNG. We worked with the university to devise a set of trainings for different front-line groups, including faculty, law enforcement, residence life personnel, and student activities/involvement staff to ensure they knew boundaries and capacities. TNG used a very effective case study model, rather than a legalistic discussion, to illustrate the key points to help the various groups navigate these sophisticated and complex issues.

Training a Whole University System in Three Months

Campus A system of state universities, a repeat client, had a need for comprehensive Title IX training for its Title IX Coordinators, Deputy Coordinators, Investigators, Hearing Officers, and Advisors. They needed one source for all content and could find no other provider that was able to meet their needs on their timeline. TNG created a custom training package with advantageous pricing to ensure that all training needs, recording needs, and materials needs were met for the client within a three-month time period.

Violence Risk Assessment Ensures Safety AND Student Success

A private college that keeps TNG on retainer for a variety of needs related to Title IX called one day in need of a Violence Risk Assessment on a suicidal student whom it believe it would need to suspend. The college’s staff had turned over, leaving the campus without an internal expert who was proficient, and a seemingly high-risk case had arisen. Within days, TNG had deployed an expert, met with the student and the student’s parents, and using TNG’s proprietary assessment tools was able to provide the college with an understanding of the risk factors and best ways to work with the student to ensure long-term safety and success. The student was not suspended and two years later, the student graduated without incident and with honors.

Crisis Communications Turn Around a Hot-Button Situation

A long-term client was suddenly facing online anonymous allegations of cover-up and mishandling of serious sex offenses by students. The Title IX Coordinator was facing public condemnation, the president was taking heat, and local media had picked up the story. The college’s vice president for administration and its media relations coordinator reached out to TNG for a quick tutorial on FERPA, to be clear on what they could say and what they could not. In the course of the phone conversation, it became clear to the consultant that the strategy the college was using was too defensive. The partner offered a different approach to consider, and thereafter TNG was engaged to partner with the college on a collaborative communication strategy that helped to turn the adverse publicity around and eventually quelled it.

Serving as Hearing Panelists for Formal Title IX Complaints

A private college attended a mock hearing training that showed what hearings would look like under the 2020 Title IX regulations. Coming out of that training, the college contacted TNG to say that they had no one on staff who could chair such a hearing, and they had admired the way the TNG consultants managed the hearing during the mock event. As a result, TNG and the client signed a flat-fee agreement so that TNG experts would be on-call whenever the college needed a hearing panel chair. Over the course of the fall 2020 semester, the client used TNG to chair two hearings, and had the reassurance of having a knowledgeable, experienced, steady hand as the kinks in new procedures and regulations were worked out.