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

Information Overload

Many BIT Presentations Confuse Faculty with Unnecessary Detail

Another issue for teams to consider is the quantity and depth of training material. Forum research shows that current outreach presentations typically include too much detail and often overwhelm faculty and staff . Some interviewees shared that attendees often leave feeling as if they need to diagnose students or to remember eight different offices and phone numbers.

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Too Early, Too Infrequent

Practice #1: Campus-Wide Basic Training