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brt@hunter.cuny.edu
212.396.6648


IN AN EMERGENCY

For all campuses, please contact Public Safety at 212.772.4444.

 

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ABOUT US

Hunter College is committed to the health and safety of the student body, and maintaining a productive learning and working environment. The Hunter College Behavioral Response Team is a group of professionals dedicated to providing support and assistance to students in crisis or in distress.

The BRT promotes a culture of mutual support and collaboration and is a resource for all faculty, staff, and students.

Our team is designed to:

  • Identify those students in need of assistance
  • Manage each incident effectively
  • Provide structure for an effective method of addressing student behaviors
  • Initiate appropriate intervention
  • Promote a coordinated response

APPROPRIATE REFERRALS

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to utilize the BRT when they observe behavior by a student that concerns them.

Examples of behavior appropriate for a BRT referral include:

  • Acts of hatred or discrimination
  • Expression of hopelessness or suicidal ideation
  • Incidents of bullying
  • Significant changes in mood, class attendance, or engagement
  • Unusual or erratic behavior in class
  • Verbal or written threats
  •  Written work or communication containing troubling themes or references

To alert the BRT about a concern, you should complete and submit the BRT Referral Form. Your submission will be reviewed by members of the BRT. Please note that you may be contacted for additional information.

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