CARE TEAM  

 

PURPOSE

The safety of students at Coastal Bend College is extremely important to us. The CBC C.A.R.E. (Concern, Assess, Response, Evaluate) Team works collaboratively and proactively to provide early intervention and assistance to CBC students who needs assistance. The team uses approaches to identify, assess and alleviate risks associated with students exhibiting concerning behaviors or thoughts. The CARE Team ensures that the student is referred to the appropriate resources.    

 

ROLE OF THE CARE TEAM

Provide consultation and support to students who display concerning or disruptive behaviors; gather information to assess the situation involving individuals who display concerning or disruptive behaviors; educate and empower the college community to recognize, report and effectively address concerning or disruptive behaviors; recommend appropriate intervention strategies (utlizing the NaBITA Risk Rubric)connect students with campus and community resources; implement case management plan or support services.     

 

 

CARE TEAM MEMBERS

Dean of Student Services 
Success Coach
Director of Public Safety 
Faculty Member
Title IX Coordinator 
 
Residence Life Director (as needed)
Athletic Director (as needed)
 

REFERRAL PROCESS

 
Complete & submit the CARE Team Referral Form

The CARE Team reviews referrals during normal hours of operation, Mon.-Fri., 8 AM - 5 PM and during the Summer Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM. 

NOTE: The CARE Team Referral Form should NOT be used for emergency situations. In case of an emergency call 9-1-1. 

C.A.R.E. Team Resources

National Suicide Hotline 
1-800-273-8255 

National Domestic Violence Hotline 
1-800-799-7233
 

 
Bayview Behavioral Hospital 
361-986-8200

Click here to view community mental health services.

Grief Resources
 
Hospice & Community Care, Grief Video Library 

In response to the pandemic, a branch of the C.A.R.E. Team was formed called the COVID Care Team, this team provides resources for students dealing with COVID related issues. Please visit the COVID-19 Plan to Return webpage for all CBC COVID related protocols.