Frequently Asked Questions
The Campus Intervention Team (CIT) includes a staff member from the Counseling Center. Reporting your concerns to the Campus Intervention Team ensures that your concern will be immediately directed to a qualified person, who will be able to determine the next best course of action to help a student in need of assistance, whether that means Counseling or another campus resource.
The CIT will first determine the most appropriate course of action to take using the information presented in your report. Based on the type of incident or concern, the CIT may contact you in order to get additional information and/or other crucial details. In many cases, the CIT may contact the student you are concerned about to arrange a meeting. The CIT’s role is to determine how urgent the situation is and then to recommend or require that the student involved get the proper assistance.
The core members of the Baruch Campus Intervention Team (CIT) can be found under Members.
If you have noticed student behavior which is perceived to be harmful to the student him/herself or to others we encourage you to fill out the Incident Communication Form. This behavior may include:
- Unusual or erratic behavior in class
- Extended absence from class by a typically engaged student
- Written work with troubling themes or references
- Verbal or written threats made by a student toward another student
- Written or verbal expressions of suicidal ideation
- Other actions which cause an alarm or call into question the safety of the student or their peers.
Yes, students may send concerns about their peers to the CIT. If you are aware of behavior similar to what is outlined above (#4) or have witnessed an incident involving a friend or classmate that concerns you, fill out the Incident Communication Form and the CIT will follow up with the concern.
If you prefer that your name not be revealed to the student you are concerned about, it will be kept confidential. In some cases, the information you provide will only be known to you and so the student you are concerned about may know its source. The team will always discuss this matter with you before taking any action that would make your identity known.
Yes, you may submit an anonymous report about a student. However it is important to understand that choosing to remain anonymous can pose an obstacle to the CIT. This might occur if the team is in need of additional details or requires critical information that would allow them to help a student in need. We would like to have your contact information in case we need additional information.
The student that you report will be given the support and assistance they require by the Campus Intervention Team and other College and community resources. The primary purpose of the team is to provide help to students who are in a state of crisis. When you report a student that you are concerned about, you are ensuring that they will receive the best possible assistance from qualified staff members.
You can email the Baruch Campus Intervention Team at email@example.com. You can call us at 646-312-4570.