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

Leveraging BIT Results in Strategic Planning

Divisional Leaders Use Data in Resource Decisions

First, the data can help institutions rightsize resource allocations, highlighting alignment problems or emerging needs. For example, the University of Utah used BIT data to successfully make the case for a new position in the Student Aff airs division.

In making the resource ask, they used growing case volume and complexity along with the number of departments impacted to demonstrate the need for a new role. Added in 2010, the BIT specialist serves as the team’s chair as well as a case manager and recordkeeper.

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Using BIT Data to Inform Strategic Planning

Using BIT Work to Identify Student Trends