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Faculty, instructors, and staff are often the first to recognize when a student is exhibiting concerning behaviors and could benefit from additional support.

How you can support a student in a non-emergency situation:

  • Listen to the student. Reach out to the student of concern before making a SOS referral.
  • Acknowledge the student's concern. Make sure the student knows you care.
  • Refer the student to an office/individual and follow up. Make sure students know your limits to help.
  • Submit a SOS referral if you need to enlist more support and/or the student has been unresponsive to your outreach.
  • Document what you have done and pass this information along to the case manager or include it in the SOS referral.