BIT: Behavioral Intervention Team

behavior intervention team

The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) provides a safe and supportive environment for the campus community through identification, collaboration, information collection, assessment, and intervention of reported student behaviors of concern.


  • Assisting students who are experiencing a behavioral challenge.
  • Addressing student behaviors of concerns reported by various members of the campus community.
  • Supporting student equity and campus safety in response to various incident reports.

Our Team

The team includes representatives from Faculty, Classified, Confidential, Supervisory and Administration employment groups from a cross-section of departments throughout our Chabot College community. Meet our team 

How does BIT work? 

The BIT designs interventions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the campus community and optimize student success. The BIT team also provides information and support in regards to mental health services. 

Step 1 

Anyone concerned about student behavior(s) that have the potential for disrupting instruction, services, or other campus activities or creates a possible safety or wellness concern, should complete the BIT Concerning Student Behavior Report Form.

Step 2

BIT members review reports in a timely manner, consult with relevant parties, gather additional information, and determine appropriate action. Confidentiality of reports and processes are maintained as protected by Board Policy and relevant laws and regulations. 

What does the Behavioral Intervention Team do? 

  • Assess: concerning or disruptive behaviors to determine appropriate courses of supportive action to help ensure the safety and well-being of the student and college community. 
  • Evaluates issues in a systematic and consistent manner. 
  • Provides intervention and support to faculty, staff, administration and students in assisting students who exhibit concerning/disruptive behaviors. 
  • Connects students with appropriate campus and community resources and coordinates follow up, ensuring effectiveness of the intervention.
  • Monitors ongoing behavior of individuals who have displayed disruptive or concerning behavior and identifies patterns of behaviors which might suggest the need for additional intervention. 

BIT is: 

  • Confidential 
  • Based on care and concern: recommends individualized assistance to students tailored to specific needs (case management). 
  • Interested in collaboration from our community members to provide a comprehensive approach to safety. 

BIT is NOT: 

  • Managing Title IX violations.
  • Separated from district policies and procedures. BIT is obligated to follow the education code, CA law, FERPA, and HIPAA. 
  • For college employees.

How to Report Student Behavioral Concerns 

To report potentially disruptive or other concerning student behavior, please review the BIT website and complete the BIT Concerning Student Behavior Report Form as needed. 

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