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Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

 
 
ABOUT BIT
 
The Behavioral Intervention Team helps keep our community healthy and safe. You are an important member of the team. Your reports allow the team to reach out to individuals and provide appropriate intervention and support. With your help, the team is better able to keep our campus a safe environment in which students, faculty and staff may live, study and work.
 
 
 
What is BIT?
 


McDowell Technical Community College's Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) is a group of campus professionals who respond to reports of disruptive or troubling behavior. The team consists of members from key campus areas. 

 

All information shared is consistent with state and federal privacy laws.

 
 
What does BIT do?

  • Provides consultation and support to faculty, staff, administration, and students in assisting individuals who display concerning or disruptive behavior
  • Serves as the central point of contact for reporting problematic behavior
  • Assesses threat/risk
  • Coordinates follow-up
  • Connects individuals with appropriate campus and community resources
 
 
BIT is / BIT is not


BIT is

  • Outreach based on care and concern. Every effort is made to help the individual succeed in the classroom or workplace.
  • A confidential reporting resource available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day through the online reporting form.
 

BIT is not

  • Punitive. The focus of BIT is care and concern for the individual.
  • 911. If you feel that you or any other person is in immediate danger, call the proper authorities.
 
 
 
MAKE A REPORT
Report Behaviors of Concern
 
CALL 911 IF THERE IS AN IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY SERVICES RESPONSE NEEDED