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Student Awareness and 
Response Training

Age-appropriate training that educates K-12 students on bullying, discrimination harassment, and sexual misconduct and abuse


Your state and local policies typically include requirements to provide students with age-appropriate training around bullying, discrimination, sexual harassment and misconduct. 

With our age-appropriate Student Awareness and Response Training, you can streamline your student training by addressing bullying, discrimination, sexual harassment and misconduct all in a single program, reducing paperwork and simplifying your tracking and management processes. 

The trainings are designed to fit conveniently within standard class times and can be configured to reflect your district's specific policies. Lessons include facilitator guides for teachers, asynchronous delivery for older students, detailed completion reporting, and built in pre- and post- learning validation. Trainings include engaging and up-to-date content. Leveraging over 40 years of experience, we've revamped our offerings to address the pressing challenges administrators face today, with a special emphasis on technology.


Our specialization in compliance and policy implementation, supported by our team's legal expertise, ensures that our trainings are meticulously crafted to reduce risk and liability. Furthermore, these trainings are thoughtfully designed to make important information memorable for your students. Whenever you need guidance or have inquiries, rest assured that we're readily available - consider us your dependable partner. 

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Results For Your School

Student education is a vital part of creating a culture of prevention and response, helping to safeguard students and staff, and deterring offenders.


McGrath's Student Awareness and Response Trainings

  • Educates your students so they understand important terms, know their rights and can take appropriate action

  • Provides consistent terminology with our other McGrath Response System™ courses, so your students are using the same terms as your staff, complaint managers and investigators 

  • Complies with your local policies and state laws, reducing your school or district's exposure to liability

How It Works

Step 1.

Schedule a call with our qualified team to see a demo, explore your needs and get a proposal.

We've partnered with schools and districts across the country for over 40 years and look forward to working with you. We understand board approval processes, purchase orders, limited resources and academic calendars. We're here to help you and have materials to support your decision-making process.

Step 2.

Build your customized launch plan with our Implementation Manager.

We assist you with a thoughtfully designed launch process, leveraging best practices in change management. 

Together, we will: 

  • Identify stakeholders, program sponsors, and key points of contact

  • Set key milestones and implementation timeline, including a pilot

  • Tailor training to your district's needs

  • Craft your communication plan for teachers, staff, students and parents 

Step 3.

Begin rollout and track progress with reports and ongoing support.

We are committed to partnering with you for a successful implementation.  Our team provides reports and engagement data throughout the process. We also remain available to answer your questions and provide best practices so your team feels confident and supported. 

We also provide a catch-up opportunity part way through the year for new enrollments and an easy renewal process so your community can keep benefitting for years to come.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of documentation is provided for your student awareness and response training?

For students who take the course on our e-learning platform, McGrath provides a detailed report that makes it easy for you to show course completion. The completion report including the student's name, email, course completion date, and the name of the course they completed. We also provide detailed Information on the course they completed so you have everything you need should these records be required for an investigation. 

Does the student awareness training support multiple languages? 

Videos are recorded in English, with subtitles available in up to 70 common languages from around the world.

Do you provide communication templates for sending to parents, staff and students for the McGrath Student Awareness Training? 

Yes. Our Implementation Manager will provide you with easy-to-use templates for communicating with your various stakeholders across the district. 

For your Student Awareness training, does a student need to watch the entire video lesson before moving on to the next?

Students are required to watch at least 90% of each video in a lesson before moving on to the next. 

How do the quizzes work for your Student Awareness Training?

Quizzes follow most videos to check student's learning. A student must get an 80% to pass a quiz and progress to the next lesson. A student is able to retake the quiz as many times as they need to in order to pass. 

What can we customize for our district within McGrath's Student Awareness and Response course?

McGrath's launch manager will help support you every step of the process. Our team will work with you to configure our courses so they align with your district's policies and needs. We suggest considering the following customizations: 

  • Policies: We recommend adding links to your local policies (ie, Student Handbook, Code of Conduct, Acceptable Use Policy, etc) for students to review.

  • Local reporting information: We suggest including the contact info for whom to report concerns or complaints to, as well as a picture.

  • Leader's Welcome Message: We provide a sample script that makes it easy for your school or district leader to record a short 1-minute video welcome.

  • Subtitles: Your district can select up to 10 languages for video subtitles from a list of over 70 common languages from around the world.

  • Quizzes: Our team can add, change, or delete quiz questions as desired.

How is this training part of the McGrath Response System™?

The McGrath Response System™ is a system-wide approach for creating a culture of prevention and response and ensuring compliance with your district’s policies, state laws and federal regulations, including Title VI, Title VII, and Title IX.

It thoroughly addresses bullying, discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct with a single, easy-to-follow framework and set of tools. It covers student-to-student, student-to-staff, staff-to-student, and staff-to-staff issues and ensures your school or district is complying with the 2020 Title IX Final Rule.

The Student Awareness and Response Training is one of several courses and trainings within the McGrath Response System™ that work together to create a culture of 'see something, say something.' Administrators can't be everywhere, so it's important to make sure all students, staff and parents know how to report and who to report to.

Because the Student Awareness Training is a component of the greater McGrath Response System™, your students receive training with the same vocabulary and methodology as your staff. Additionally, their training aligns with the framework, forms and tools that can be used by your trained investigators ensuring consistency and cohesion across your school or district. 

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