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

Connecting BIT Work to Student Success

Teams Assess Retention and Graduation Data

Given the intense focus on student success, the Forum argues that BITs must fi nd ways to link their work to tangible outcomes such as retention and graduation. Interviewees highlight how innovative teams, such as the ones at Ohio University and the University of Florida, are already beginning to assess their impact on student success.

Early results from these initiatives suggests that student outcomes data not only boosts staff morale but can also be used to communicate the impact of the BIT’s work outside the division.

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Practice #17: Student Success Outcomes

Looking Beyond Retention and Graduation