ResourcesThe NaBITA Book on BIT is now available!


The NaBITA Book on BIT, which debuted at the 2011 conference and is available as a PDF on the members-only pages, is now available in hardcopy.  This 147-page text is co-authored by Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., W. Scott Lewis, J.D., Luis W. Manzo, Ph.D., Saundra K. Schuster, J.D., John Byrnes, and Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. and provides valuable resources for forming and operating effective behavioral intervention teams on college campuses.

The Book on BIT is available in paperback for members and non-members, as well as in PDF form for non-members.  (PDF will be sent via email during normal business hours.)

         Click here to purchase your copy!

NaBITA Resources



The 2014 NaBITA Whitepaper: Threat Assessment in the Campus Setting (PDF)

The NaBITA 2012 Whitepaper: Case Management in Higher Education (PDF)

The NCHERM/NaBITA 2012 Whitepaper: Suicidal Students, BITs and the Direct Threat Standard (PDF)

The NaBITA 2011 Whitepaper: Preventing the Preventable (PDF)

The NaBITA 2010 Whitepaper: Murder at UVA: Preventing the Preventable (PDF)

The NaBITA 2009 Whitepaper: Threat Assessment in the Campus Setting (PDF)

The NCHERM 2009 Whitepaper:2nd Generation Behavioral Intervention Best Practices


Risk Mitigation Through the NCHERM Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment Model (PDF)



The National Center for Higher Education Risk Management – NaBITA Partner

Campus Behavioral Health Risk Consultants

Campus Behavioral Health Risk Consultants – NaBITA Partner

Verrill Dana LLP: Attonreys at Law

Verrill Dana LLP: Attorney Elizabeth Brody Gluck – NaBITA Partner


Maxient – NaBITA Partner

Health Management Systems of America

Health Management Systems of America – NaBITA Partner

360° Stay Safe at College

360° Stay Safe at College – NaBITA Partner

Guns on Campus: A Current Debate (2010)

A Guide to Campus Mental Health Action Planning provided by the Jed Foundation

No Guns on Campus: Emergency Preparedness at IUPUI

Assisting the Emotionally Distressed Student

Created by West Valley College.

Students of Concern Resources from University of South Florida

Students of Concern Assistance Team (SOCAT) offers supportive intervention and guidance to any USF student who is struggling. The Case Manager is a member of SOCAT who reaches out to students to offer assistance, to help coordinate referrals to campus and community resources, and to develop an Action Plan for student success. The goal is to help the student focus on academic success, avert more serious difficulties, and ensure the safety of both the student and USF community.

Step Up — Bystander Intervention Training for Student-Athletes

STEP UP! is an interdisciplinary resource that trains students to recognize problem situations involving their peers – such as alcohol/drug abuse, hazing, discrimination, eating disorders, depression, etc., and to safely and effectively act on them. This unique approach provides a teaching tool that goes beyond traditional education about health and social issues; it truly empowers learners to act upon their values to help others in need.

San Mateo County’s Primary Prevention Framework for Substance Abuse and Mental Health.

The Framework is a result of a collaborative planning process convened by San Mateo County Health System Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) and facilitated by Prevention Institute.

National College Depression Partnership

The National College Depression Partnership (NCDP) is a high-impact, cost-effective professional development program designed to improve the recognition and treatment of depression among college students and amplify the impact of existing health and mental health services. Effective collaborative depression care relieves suffering, improves readiness to learn, and promotes student retention and success.

Eternal High: A Teenager’s Experience with Depression and Suicide that will Change Your Life

This documentary by Bryce Mackie has won 25 film awards and has been featured on the Voice America Health Channel. Bryce discusses his true-life experiences with substance abuse, depression, suicidal thoughts, self-injury, anxiety, self-medicating and treatment. Visit Aquarius Health Care Media for more information.

Google Groups: Higher Education Case Managers Listserv

Many institutions of higher education across the country are creating case manager positions in order to address more serious student cases. This group will allow for the collaboration among and support of people who are in this type of position.

To Join: Please contact Erica Woodley or Amy Powell is a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.


A Comparative Analysis of Threat and Risk Assessment Measures (article from 2013 J-BIT) (PDF)

NaBITA Position Statement on 504 and Campus Direct Threat Determinations (PDF)

2012 BIT Survey snapshot (PDF)

Threat, Threat, Threat, Threat or Threat? (PDF)

Duty to Warn Breakdown Per State (PDF)

Schools Up Efforts to ID At-Risk Students on Tribune-Review (link)

NaBITA Executive Director Brett Sokolow Interviewed on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC (MP3 file)

Organization with Boise Ties Working to Prevent Shootings on (link)

Students’ Rights Weighed as Colleges Try to Assess Threats on USA Today (link)

Colleges Struggle to Cope with Troubled Students on (link)

Suspect’s Red Flags on Anderson Cooper 360° (link)

A Timeline of Worldwide School Shootings

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Huntsville Shooting Should Encourage ‘Cultures of Reporting’

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