Schools up efforts to ID at-risk students

March 6, 2011

Once a week, a team of Seton Hill University staff members sits down to review student behavior.

A resident adviser may have noticed that Jane never goes to class. Perhaps a professor has seen the quality of John's work declining.

The Crisis Intervention Team looks at whether these are isolated events or signs that a student has more serious issues.

"We're trying to get in and get connected with the students on the front side of the problem and get to them as soon as possible before the problem gets a lot larger than it is," said team leader Terri Bassi-Cook, director of Counseling, Disability & Health Services...