Guidelines

Process Guidelines

Each behavioral incident or concern reported to the BAT will be different; however, the process by which the reports are investigated will generally remain the same. The following is a general guide of how the BAT process will work:

Report

A BAT Referral Report is received by BAT or one of its team members.

Meet

A BAT team meeting is called within two (2) business days. At the meeting, the team:

  • Reviews the Threat Assessment and Intervention Tools to determine a generalized risk level
  • Determines if the behavior should be handled at the BAT level or referred to a disciplinary process
  • Identifies who will contact and work with the student

Investigate

An investigation is initiated by contacting the student who was reported, as well as faculty and students who filed the report on or interacted with the reported student. Other resources are consulted to determine whether there is a pattern to the reported behavior.

Recommend

BAT team members process all information received through the investigation and develop their recommendations. Recommendations are discussed with the student who was reported, and the student’s follow-through on completing the BAT recommendations is tracked.

Report to Team

A report is made to BAT team members via email, unless another face-to-face meeting is needed to discuss concerns raised after meeting with the reported student.

Follow Up with Staff

The BAT team follows up with the person or persons who reported the incident to let them know action was taken.

Data Recording

Information on the incident reported is recorded for future reference and tracking.