||Behavioral Intervention Team
Triton College is committed to providing a supportive, safe, and welcoming college environment. The Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) is a multidisciplinary and multijurisdictional team charged with being the primary resource for proactively addressing student behavioral concerns that may result in risk of harm to self or others, or behaviors that significantly disrupt the learning environment.
The Behavioral Intervention Team investigates reports of concerning behavior on campus and seeks to identify and recommend appropriate steps. The team will follow up on the referral of concern and respond appropriately.The BIT DOES NOT REPLACE faculty classroom management and/or public safety responses to incidents.In the event of an emergency or crisis situation, call 911 or the Triton College Police Department at ext. 3206 or 708-456-6911.
- Corey M. Williams, Dean of Student Services (Chair)
- Silvia Donatelli, Counselor
- Deborah Ford, Center for Access and Accommodative Services
- Greg Bednar, Police
- Dora Abbruscato, Student Services
The team will:
- Incorporate a formalized protocol of explicit engagement techniques and strategies.
- Facilitate a comprehensive reporting culture within the institution, supported by accessible data collection software managed by Maxient, LLC.
- Integrate campus and community resources such as emergency operations plans and, emergency response procedures.
- Provide consultation and support to faculty, staff and administration in assisting students and employees who display concerning or disruptive behaviors.
- Gather information to assess situations involving students and employees who display concerning or disruptive behaviors.
- Evaluate appropriate intervention strategies or disciplinary sanctions.
- Connect students and employees with needed campus and community resources.
- Monitor ongoing behavior of students and employees who have displayed disruptive or concerning behavior.