Behaviors of Concern
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While extensive, this listing of behaviors of concern is not all-inclusive:

  • Disruptive behaviors (e.g., in the classroom, off-campus).
  • Threatening words or actions toward faculty, students or staff.
  • Online posting in social media or journals that are threatening.
  • Uncharacteristic and/or extreme aggression toward others.
  • Projects or papers that convey clear intentions to harm self or others.
  • Observed self-injurious behavior, such as extreme thinness, burns or cuts.
  • Suicidality, including threats, gestures, ideation and known attempts of suicide.
  • Relationship violence.
  • Stalking.
  • Aggressive acts toward an individual group.
  • Students with weapons or an infatuation with fire, firearms, bombs, ammunition or weaponry.
  • Paranoia or delusions by a student.
  • Flat affect or extreme lack of responsiveness.
  • Excessive class absenteeism.
  • Uncharacteristic poor academic performance.
  • Substance abuse.