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Student Intervention Team

Mission Statement

The mission of the Murray State University Student Intervention Team is to collect, track, and evaluate reports from all parts of campus concerning students who may pose a threat to their own safety and/or the safety of others. The team is represented by personnel from various departments.


Purpose

Tracking behaviors and providing interventions in order to protect
the individual and others from:

  • Self-injuries or suicidal threats and behavior
  • Aberrant or strange behaviors that cause concern 
  • Behavior that might be perceived as dangerous
  • Threats of any kind toward another individual

Goals

  • To provide structure for an effective method of addressing student behaviors that interfere with the mission of the University
  • To manage each case individually and confidentially
  • To initiate appropriate interventions; and
  • To be a resource for students, faculty, administrators, and staff

Student Intervention Team Members

The committee members come from various departments to best represent the entire campus. The representatives are from the following areas:

  • Student Affairs
  • Academic Affairs
  • Student Conduct Office
  • Psychological Center
  • Counseling Services
  • Health Services
  • Public Safety
  • Student Disability Services 
  • University Attorney's Office

 


Reporting

IF YOU ARE AWARE OF OR SUSPECT AN IMMEDIATE DANGER OR THREAT, PLEASE CONTACT MSU PUBLIC SAFETY IMMEDIATELY BY CALLING 270.809.2222 OR 911.

When a referral is submitted through the Student Intervention website, the Student Conduct Office will receive the report via email. The Student Intervention Team will evaluate the situation to determine the appropriate response. 

Complete the form. In the last box, please provide a detailed description of your concern using specific, concise, objective language. This statement will be forwarded to the Student Conduct Office, 116 Ordway Hall. For additional information please contact Mike Young at myoung@murraystate.edu or call 270.809.6833.

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