BAT: Things to Report

When should I report to the Behavior Assessment Team (BAT)?

A report should be made to BAT if an individual displays the following behaviors:

  • Anxious, depressed or overwhelmed
  • Prolonged and significant difficulty with the demands of college
  • Test, math, or writing anxiety
  • Pattern of relationship problems
  • Speaking or writing that seems bizarre
  • Loner
  • Expressionless face/anhedonia
  • Use of drugs/alcohol
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Violent fantasy content
  • Anger problems
  • Fascination with weapons and accoutrements
  • Homicidal ideation
  • Stalking
  • Non-compliance or disciplinary matters
  • Academic misconduct and dishonesty
  • Interest in previous shooting situations
  • Victim/martyr self-concept
  • Strangeness and aberrant behavior
  • Paranoia
  • Violence and cruelty
  • Acting out
  • Recent police contact
  • Mental health history related to dangerousness
  • Unusual interest in police, military, terrorist activities and materials

This information is provided per the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA)

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Last updated: 6/6/2017

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