CLA-NOW Meeting, August 18th 2011 Behavior Consultation Team
Marissa Lehman • CLA Student Services Coordinator • Resource for CLA faculty and staff • academic misconduct • student services & campus resources • student behavioral concerns • CLA liaison to the B.C.T. Who Am I?
Group comprised of professionals from a variety of University departments who have administrative, psychological, academic, student development, public safety, and legal expertise. Resource for faculty and staff. Operates within FERPA/HIPAA requirements. What is the BCT?
Assist faculty and staff in addressing concerns about students who may represent a threat of harm to themselves or to others. Provide guidance as to the best strategy to handle the situation. Provide a coordinated response. Goals of the BCT
Support faculty and staff who have encountered a challenging student situation or uncharacteristic student behavior. Balance campus safety with rights of students. Meet every other week during the school year and as needed. Record and check back. Goals of the bct (continued)
Resolve situations for the reporting party. Immediately suspend students or remove students from a class. Provide student record information to those outside of the BCT. What is outside the scope of the BCT
Concerned party assists the student with a referral to the appropriate resources on campus. • Catch situations early • Contact me and/or BCT with potential concerns • Work with members of the BCT to identify the best strategy for handling the situation. The BCT approach
Meet with the student and a mental health professional. Campus police intervention. Student may be asked to meet with staff from the Office for Student Conduct and Academic Integrity (OSCAI). Students may utilize the Student Conflict Resolution Center (SCRC) for assistance. Possible outcomes
BCT contact information • The BCT can be contacted directly by calling 612-626-3030. • Available for consultation Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
For emergencies, call 9-1-1 • For non-emergencies, call the police at: • 612-624-2677 or 612-624-COPS • For mental health consultation, call UCCS at: • 612-624-3323 • For general consultation, contact me at: • 612-624-5013 or firstname.lastname@example.org Faculty and staff resources
Mental Health Clinic at Boynton Health Service • Individual and couple counseling/psychology • Urgent consultation (phone or in person) • University Counseling & Consulting Services (UCCS) • Crisis consultation (by phone or in person) • Personal counseling • Academic and career counseling • Study skill assistance Additional resources http://mentalhealth.umn.edu/index.html
Additional resources • Disability Services • Student Conflict Resolution Center http://ds.umn.edu/ http://www.sos.umn.edu/
Thank you for the opportunity to talk with you and welcome you to contact me going forward with any questions or concerns. Marissa Lehman 612-624-5013 email@example.com Questions?