The purpose of the BAT (Behavioral Assessment Team) is to provide a cross-functional, multidisciplinary point of contact for members of the college community who have encountered student behavior, which they perceive as unusual, threatening, or dangerous.
The BAT will determine if there have been additional warning signs or reasons for concern (such as code violations or classroom incidents), classify the level of threat, and develop a plan of action. Examples of action can include referrals to appropriate campus entities and, if necessary, off-campus agencies.
To report an issue, follow the appropriate guidelines below:
All campus community members are responsible for reporting concerning behavior to the Behavioral Assessment Team. If an incident is an imminent threat, the observer should call 9-1-1 immediately.
To assist in the maintenance of a safe, supportive campus environment through effective communication, interventions, and referrals.
The Behavioral Assessment Team will receive reports of concerning behavior, and circumstances of violence, threatening behavior, unwanted pursuit, or harassing behavior. In an effort to protect the campus community, BAT will investigate and respond to all reported behaviors. BAT may recommend some or all of the following:
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