• Behavioral Intervention   

    Rating Risk 


    Reporters should classify their report by the following scale. Incidents receiving Severe or Extreme classification require a report submission AND an immediate call to the on-call BIT member.

                • Mild 

                • Moderate 

                • Elevated 

                • Extreme 

     
    Mild risk
    Likely the result of some disruption. Student not distressed. 
    No threat made or present. 

    Moderate risk
    Likely the result of more involved or repeated disruption or low level of distress. 
    Possible threat made or present 
    Threat is vague and indirect 
    Information about threat or threat itself is inconsistent, implausible or lacks detail 
    Threat lacks realism 
    Content of threat suggests threatener is unlikely to carry it out.  

    Elevated risk 
    Seriously disruptive incident(s) 
    Student exhibiting clear distress 
    Threat made or present 
    Threat is vague and indirect, but may be repeated or shared with multiple reporters 
    Information about threat or threat itself is inconsistent, implausible or lacks detail 
    Threat lacks realism, or is repeated with variations 
    Content of threat suggests threatener is unlikely to carry it out. 
    Severe risk 
    Student is not merely disruptive or distressed, but is disturbed 
    Threat made or present 
    Threat is vague, but direct, or specific but indirect 
    Likely to be repeated or shared with multiple reporters 
    Information about threat or threat itself is consistent, plausible or includes increasing detail of a plan (time, place, etc) 
    Threat is plausible, or is repeated with consistency (may try to convince listener they are serious) 
    Content of threat suggests threatener may carry it out.  

    Extreme risk 
    Student is dysregulated (way off baseline) 
    Threat made or present 
    Threat is concrete (specific or direct) 
    Threat is likely to be repeated or shared with multiple reporters 
    Information about threat or threat itself is consistent, plausible or includes specific detail of a plan (time, place, etc), often with steps already taken 
    Threat is plausible, or is repeated with consistency 
    Content of threat suggests threatener will carry it out (reference to weapons, means). 
    Threatener may appear detached