Campus Safety: Using NaBITA Survey Results To Improve Management Of Behavioral Intervention Teams. Dr. Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D . Senior Vice President for Professional Development Programs National Center For Higher Education Risk Management [email protected] Introduction.
Dean of Students 44% Counseling 7%
VPSA 22% Academic 4%
Student Conduct 9% Police/Safety 3%
Police/Campus Safety 82%
Dean of Students 72%
Residential Life 63%
Academic Affairs 49%
Health Services 42%
VP Student Affairs 41%
Legal Counsel 22%
Student Activities 22%
Human Resources 19%
Case Manager 18%
Greek Life 5%
Student Representative 2%
How does your team seek referrals?
Phone call 82%
Online report 70%
Direct report to team member 70%
Central office contact 34% Anonymous 45%
Teams with websites - 34%
As part of the survey, some teams shared sample websites:
UC Santa Barbra: www.tmt.ucsb.edu
SUNY Brockport: www.brockport.edu/sbct/
University of Mississippi: http://olemiss.edu/orgs/sit/
Webster University: http://www2.webster.edu/bit/index.shtml
Texas State Technical College: www.tstc.edu/westtexasstudents/bit
Teams that monitor faculty/staff behavior 30%
BIT with case manager dedicated to team 18%
How long has your team been around?
Just created 6% 1-2 years 17%
3-4 years 31% 5-10 years 28% 10+ years 7%
The Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) was founded in 1992 as a non-profit organization comprised of law enforcement, prosecutors, mental health professionals, corporate security experts, probation and parole personnel and others involved in the area of threat and violence risk assessment.
Yearly Conference - August in Anaheim, California
Meloy, J., Hoffmann, J., Guldimann, A. and James, D. (2011). The Role of Warning Behaviors in Threat Assessment: An Exploration and Suggested Typology. Behavioral Sciences and the Law.
The NaBITA Book on BIT, which debuted at the 2011 conference and is available on the members-only pages, is now available in hardcopy. This 147-page text is co-authored by Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., W. Scott Lewis, J.D., Luis W. Manzo, Ph.D., Saundra K. Schuster, J.D., John Byrnes, and Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. and provides valuable resources for forming and operating effective behavioral intervention teams on college campuses.
The Book on BIT is available in paperback for members and non-members, as well as in PDF form for non-members.
The National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) is committed to providing education, development and support to school and workplace professionals who endeavor every day to make their campuses and workplaces safer through caring prevention and intervention.
Yearly Conference - Late Nov./Early Dec. in Bonita Springs, Florida
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Telephone: (610) 993-0229