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

Team Training, Great Idea in Theory…

...But Many Roadblocks in Practice

Although BIT members are typically individual experts in their areas, the group as a whole still requires regular training and periodic refreshers in order to function eff ectively. The Forum’s analysis, however, demonstrates that few teams consistently implement an annual training program. Commonly cited barriers among interviewees include diffi culty in fi nding time, limited resources, and lack of group buy-in. 

Team Training, Great Idea in Theory…

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Tackling Revisions Gradually

Practice #8: Training Models