Campus Awareness, Response & Education (CARE)
In interacting with students across the CVCC Campus, including Main Campus,
Altavista, Amherst, Appomattox and Bedford, faculty and staff may become
concerned with a student, employee or visitor on campus that appears to be
disruptive or display behaviors of concern related to the safety of others.
This Threat Assessment Team (TAT) entitled Campus Awareness; Response & Education
Team (CARE) specifically addresses the collegeís position on prevention,
reduction and management of violence to provide a safe working and learning
environment for our students, employees and visitors at all college owned,
controlled or leased properties and locations.
- This Campus Awareness, Response & Education Team
(CARE) was developed in accordance with the College and University
Behavior Intervention Team (CUBIT) model introduced by the National
Center for Higher Education Risk Managements in response to the
Governorís Panel Report on the Virginia Tech shootings and in
accordance with the Recommended Practices for Virginia College
Threat Assessment by Dewey Cornell, Ph.D. of the University of
- It is recommended a Threat Assessment Team be established to:
- Focus primarily on case management and
policy in relation to violence prevention and safety on campus,
including assessment and intervention with individuals whose
behavior poses a threat to the safety of the campus community.
- The CARE Team will establish educational
and prevention programs and determination of policies and
procedures in order to facilitate safety and prevention on all
campus locations through coordination and communication.