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

Holding Team Members Accountable

Escalation Manager Proactively Addresses Low-Level Cases

Using a pre-meeting briefing also sets the expectation that all team members will view the agenda, read any BIT notes, and check their unit’s records, making them accountable for completing these key duties before the meeting. Interviewees who utilize this strategy emphasize how it creates a consistent meeting structure, front-loads information gathering, and ensures the BIT’s time is spent on the most urgent and complicated cases.

Holding Team Members Accountable

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Running a Best-in-Class Meeting

“Should We Keep Records for BIT Work?”