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

Symplicity Advocate’s SympScore

System Feature Ensures Maximum Visibility for High-Priority Cases1

A student’s cumulative SympScore is plotted against a threshold set by administrators (such as 125 points). Students who exceed the threshold are automatically placed on a priority list for quick, frequent review. This list can help BITs spot students who may be escalating towards a crisis or identify people with multiple concerns who are popping up in various offi ces across campus.

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Intervening Before the Breaking Point

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