Responding to Students of Concern

Best Practices for Behavioral Intervention Teams

Topics: Student Affairs, Student Health and Wellness, Mental Health and Counseling, Student Health Centers, Alcohol and Drug Use, Student Experience, Special Populations, Academic Support Programs

Rightsizing BIT Caseload

Escalation Manager Proactively Addresses Low-Level Cases

Forum research surfaced two schools currently using diff erent variations of the referral escalation manager, the University of South Carolina and Iowa State University. At the University of South Carolina, the escalation manager is the Director of Student Conduct, who also serves as the BIT chair. At Iowa State University, a small offi ce of three fulltime staff members handles incoming referrals and coordinates a response.

Rightsizing BIT Caseload

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Delegating Initial Intake Responsibilities…

Practice #12: Pre-Meeting Briefings