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Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

Policies and Procedures Manual

07.01 Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

Original Approval: 04/01/2022
Last Updated:  04/08/2024
Last Reviewed: 04/08/2024


Coastal Alabama Community College ensures compliance with the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Board Policy 510.01, Chancellor’s Procedures 510.01, and the Behavioral Intervention Guidelines Act of 2021.

The College is committed to providing a safe and secure working and learning environment. Violence, threats of violence, and behaviors that are disruptive or threaten disruption to institutional activities are inconsistent with this objective and are unacceptable.

This policy provides a procedure and mechanism by which violence, threats of violence, and behaviors that are disruptive or threaten disruption to institutional activities may be reported, evaluated, and addressed.


This policy applies to all Coastal Alabama Community College students and employees during any activity involving the College, including the workday. In addition, visitors, vendors, contractors, and all other non-employees are expected to recognize and comply with College policies.


There are no definitions applicable to this policy.


  1. BIT Committee: The President appoints the committee members to oversee and employ the BIT policy, when appropriate. At minimum, the team will meet annually to review existing related Policies and Procedures.

  2. Ad Hoc Committees: The College will select additional faculty, administrators, or staff members on a case-by-case basis as needed.

  3. BIT Committee Responsibilities: The team will identify, assess, and manage situations indicating violent or potentially violent behaviors by individuals or groups. The team will work together to share information regarding actual or potential threatening situation(s).

  4. Confidentiality: Protected information shall only be shared as permitted under the Family Educational Right and Privacy Act (FERPA) and other applicable privacy laws.


  1. Refer to the Crisis Intervention Form on the Coastal website at .

Additional Provisions / Information:

There are no additional provisions / information applicable to this policy.