Behavioral Intervention Team
Under the leadership of the Dean of Students, the CSUF Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) serves as the centralized body for discussion and coordinated action regarding disruptive, problematic, or concerning student behavior. The BIT team responds to non-emergency concerns and uses a proactive approach to discuss potential problems, intervene early, and develop appropriate courses of action for referred students. The goal is to support students who may be in distress or whose behavior is of concern to others before they rise to crisis levels.
The BIT team shares membership with Title IX, Workplace Violence, and Threat Assessment committees and is thus tasked with sharing information regarding crisis situations and cases.
BIT Team Members
Core members of the team include a representative from:
- Counseling and Psychological Services
- Dean of Students Office
- Care Services
- Disability Support Services
- Student Conduct
- University Police
Other departments including but are not limited to: Human Resources, Diversity, and Inclusion, International Programs, Legal Counsel, Housing and Residential Engagement, and Title IX. Staff from these departments may be invited to attend a BIT meeting for consultation and assessment to address or resolve certain referrals.
BIT Team Goals:
- To lead a collaborative multidisciplinary effort that promotes health and safety for all members of the campus community;
- To develop strategies that best utilize campus and community resources to assist students, faculty, and staff and provide early intervention for problem behaviors;
- To be a resource for students, faculty, staff and administrators;
- To generate training and awareness programs for all members of the CSUF campus