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

Clearly Defined Roles and Expectations

Embedding BIT Work into Job Descriptions

The Forum strongly recommends that all team members have BIT duties written into their job descriptions. Ideally these descriptions would include not only BIT membership but also specific expectations around meeting attendance, follow-up, and ongoing training as well as rough time estimates. Below are two examples of how BIT work can be integrated into job descriptions.

Clearly Defined Roles and Expectations

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Practice #7: Role Definitions

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