The CARE Team provides guidance and assistance to students who are in distress, displaying odd or unusual behaviors, or are engaging in other behaviors that may be perceived as being harmful (either to themselves or others). The CARE Team accepts referrals and responds to students (and their families, faculty, and staff) when concerns for a student’s health and well-being and safety are identified.
The CARE Team also supports members of the University community who interact with at-risk students by assessing and evaluating situations, communicating with individuals involved or impacted by a student’s behavior, and providing referrals and resources to assist and address behavioral concerns.
By fostering collaborative relationships with University departments and maintaining open lines of communication with previously identified and referred students, their families, faculty and staff, the CARE Team makes a commitment to educating the University community about existing policies and instructing community members on how to address students in crisis.
To learn more about how to recognize indicators of stress, how to respond appropriately, or how to refer, we have created a Referral Guide. Please click below to view the Referral Guide.
Examples of CARE Team referrals:
- There are perceived concerns regarding the mental and/or physical health, well-being, and/or safety of a student.
- A student claims that they are thinking about harming themselves or others.
- A student is suffering from or dealing with the side effects of a serious illness.
- Significant decline in academic work
CARE Team Members:
- Case Manager, Office of Wellness, Prevention, and Education (Chair)
- Assistant Vice President, Student Health and Well-being
- Assistant Director, Office of Ministry and Spiritual Life
- Assistant Director, Residential Programs
- Assistant Director, Student Employment
- Director, International Student Services
- Faculty Representative, Literature & Languages
- Faculty Representative, Sociology
- Learning Specialist, Student Access Services
- Title IX Coordinator
CARE Team Chair, YY Yiljep
(703) 284 6489
If you have an urgent question after hours, please call Campus Safety at (703) 284-1600 or 911 if there’s an emergency.