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Your decision about which path to choose also may be
influenced by:
your level of experience
the nature or severity of the problem
your ability to give time to the situation
a variety of other personal factors
ACTION STEP #1: IF YOU DECIDE TO CONSULT
Consult with one or more of these resources:
Your institution’s academic advising, student services or
counseling center staff, or a colleague (perhaps someone
who also knows the student)
Your department chair or dean
Your contact for your campus Threat Assessment Team
(see below)
ACTION STEP #2: IF YOU DECIDE TO MAKE CONTACT
Remember, you don’t need to take on the role of counselor.
You really only need to express concern, listen, and offer
support and give resource information when needed.
Consider the followihg:
Meet privately with the student in a time/place where you
will not be interrupted.
Set a positive tone. Express your concern and caring.
Point out specific signs you’ve observed. (“I’ve noticed