The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) helps detect early indicators of student crisis and prevent disciplinary issues. The cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team helps identify, assess and manage disruptive student behaviors.
The BIT works collaboratively and proactively, encouraging faculty and staff to report student behavioral concerns for early intervention. The team uses established protocols and tools provided by the National Association for Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment to determine the best way to support, intervene and respond.
Employees should report non-emergency behaviors or threats by completing a Behavior of Concern form.
All concerns reported to the BIT will be treated as confidential by team members and protected in accordance with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and other applicable laws.
The following behaviors warrant the submission of a Behavior of Concern form:
If in doubt, submit a form to the BIT, which will assess the situation fully and determine an appropriate response.
A distressed student is one suffering from anxiety, sorrow or pain. Loud and disruptive behavior can be a sign of distress; however, more subtle signs may go unnoticed: