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

Less Is More

Streamlined BIT Presentations Stick with the Audience

The Forum’s analysis demonstrates that BITs must develop training presentations that are simple and streamlined. These presentations need a core message that focuses on the questions people want answered when confronted with a distressed student, such as what to do in an emergency situation. The end goal of BIT training presentations is to convince faculty and staff to make a referral if they are concerned about a student.

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Best-in-Class Training and Outreach Campaigns

Shifting the Referral Paradigm