Think About It won a Gold Stevie Award for Best Training Site at the 11th Annual American Business Awards. Think About It is CampusClarity's online training program on sexual violence and substance abuse for undergraduates and a compliance resource for college and university administrators.
The Stevies, considered the Oscars of the business world, are open to all U.S.-based organizations. With over 3,200 entries, this year's awards were a record-breaking size. More than 320 executives from across the country judged the entries.
The award-winning Think About It addresses campus sexual violence and substance abuse through a harm-reduction model that also helps schools comply with the Campus SaVE Act and Title IX.
The program is a collaboration between CampusClarity, a service of LawRoom, and the University of San Francisco's Division of Student Life. Instructional designers, student affairs administators, and lawyers worked alongside students to develop an effective course that would speak to students' college experiences.
Think About It includes bystander intervention training, customizable campus policies and resources, state specific laws on sexual and domestic violence, social norming exercises, a comprehensive discussion of consent, and in-depth reports on student attitudes and behaviors.
More than thirty-five colleges and universities nationwide use Think About It to train their students.
Accepting the gold for Think About It were Jeremy Beckman, Chief Instructional Designer at LawRoom, and Peter Novak, Vice Provost for Student Life at the University of San Francisco.
"It means a great deal," Novak said about the award. "It allows us to further collaborate on prospective projects and to really be of service to university students across the country."
LawRoom has been a leader in employment law compliance and training since it began in 1994. It has helped private and public companies, non-profits, and government entities comply with employment regulations. This year marked the first time the company participated in the American Business Awards or Stevies.
In addition to winning gold for Think About It, LawRoom also took home silver for its online sexual-harassment training, Lenses.