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Las Positas College

Behavioral Intervention Resource Team (BIRT)

Concerned about what you have witnessed in a student's behavior or class work? BIRT is available for assistance or a consultation.

The Behavioral Intervention Resource Team (BIRT) is a group of individuals skilled in dealing with disruptive situations and includes representatives from Campus Safety, Student Services, Student Health & Wellness Services, Student Mental Health Services, Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS), Faculty, and Academic Counseling. The goal of BIRT is to serve as a resource for prevention and early intervention in college situations involving students experiencing serious distress or engaging in harmful or disruptive behaviors. This team will assist the Vice President of Student Services as requested & assess these situations in the college comunity and recommend actions in accordance with existing college policies.

The BIRT Web Page is designed to provide you with information, tools and resources to best handle dealing with difficult, disruptive, or dangerous situations involving students.