Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

IVCC's multidisciplinary group, comprising staff and faculty, convenes monthly to proactively identify early signs of disruptive behavior, self-harm, or potential violence. They establish and enforece protocols to assist students, employees, and the broader community. Upon receiving reports of concerning behavior, the team assesses the situation and devises an appropriate support plan, intervening as necessary. Follow-up actions are coordinated to ensure ongoing support and resolution.

Who are the core members of BIT?

  • Head of Student Conduct
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Campus Police Officer
  • Director of Disability and Accessibility

Why does BIT exist?

  • BIT exists to make sure all interventions and conduct are handled appropriately to help ensure students, faculty, and staff are safe on IVCC's campus.
  • Prevention and de-escalation requires teamwork, clear communication, and supportive resources.

Who can report concerning behavior(s) to BIT?

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
What is considered appropriate to report to BIT?

Disruptive Behavior

  • In cases of disruptive behavior, it disrupts the harmony of the living or learning environment. Your urge to report such behavior tpically stems from frustration over a student's failure to meet commonly accepted standards and expectations. 
How do I report behavior(s) to BIT?