- Provide a safe and supportive physical and emotional environment for members of the College community.
- Identify, assess, and intervene with individuals who are struggling or who demonstrate concerning or threatening behavior.
- Provide support and resources to community members who are concerned for another individual.
Concerning behavior may include the following
- Sending verbal or written threats to another student, staff, or faculty member.
- Writing about or verbally expressing suicidal ideation.
- Exhibiting declining academic performance and/or has excessive absences.
- Expressing feelings of hopelessness or helplessness.
- Displaying physical signs of fatigue, disorientation, anxiety, stress, failing to eat, or poor hygiene.
- Messages on social media with concerning language.
- Engaging in other actions which cause an alarm.
What happens when a report is received by the CARE Team?
Depending on the case, the CARE Team can take action immediately, gather more facts, assemble a larger team, implement an intervention plan in connection with campus/departmental staff, or deem no action is necessary.
For questions about the CARE Team contact the Office of the Dean of Students.