11.7 Threat Assessment and Management
It is essential that campuses
regularly and centrally work to identify
faculty, staff, and students
who may be suffering from mental health
and/or behavioral problems that
may pose safety risks. The following
provides a summary of protocols
and actions that each institution shall
implement, as appropriate, to
facilitate early identification, assessment,
and management of
individuals who may pose a threat to themselves or
informational sessions to faculty, staff, and students regarding the
identification and reporting of individuals who may pose a risk.
Related training should be provided by personnel representing a
variety of disciplines, to include: human resources; counseling
services; public safety; and legal counsel.
- Utilize staff
members who are specially trained in threat assessment and
management as well as faculty whose research and teaching interests
coincide with this area.
- Employ public
safety, counseling, and employee assistance staff as identified by
- Utilize a
multidisciplinary (e.g., academic, law enforcement, mental health)
team to share and review information about individuals who may pose
a threat. The team should work collaboratively to develop
intervention strategies for individuals who potentially pose a risk
to themselves or others.