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

Best-in-Class Training and Outreach Campaigns

Successful Initiatives Incorporate Four Critical Elements

To create a robust culture of referrals, the BIT must be visible on campus and proactively spread the word. As part of this research, the Forum identified four key elements in a best practice campus-wide training effort. These components are in-person training, quick reference materials, a dedicated website, and regular reminders.

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Practice #1: Campus-Wide Basic Training

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