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The Community of Concern Staff consists of the Director of the Community of Concern and the case managers. The staff in the Community of Concern office process alerts, consult with alert submitters, meet with students, and work with students to develop plans for success.

  • Responsibilities
    • Triage and Process Alerts
    • Consult With Submitters
    • Meet With Students
    • Develop Plans For Success
    • Follow-Up With Students as Appropriate
  • Office Hours/Location
    • Office is open and alerts are processed during normal university operating hours (M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm).
    • 513 Patterson Office Tower
    • 859-257-3755

Community of Concern Staff Members are Not:

The Community of Concern Team is the Behavioral Intervention Team for the University of Kentucky and is interdisciplinary in its makeup. The Community of Concern team members provide guidance to the Community of Concern staff on students of high concern.

  • The Community of Concern team is a multidisciplinary team including representatives from the following offices:
    • Academic Ombud
    • Dean of Students Office
    • Disability Resource Center
    • Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity
    • Office of Student Conduct
    • Office of the President
    • Office of the Provost
    • UK Counseling Center
    • UK General Counsel
    • UK Police Department
    • University Health Service (Behavioral Health)

Additional faculty/staff may be consulted on a case by case basis

  • Responsibilities
    • Meet weekly to provide guidance to CoC staff on students of elevated concern

Threat Assessment Team includes various representation from the Community of Concern team and meets only as needed. The Threat Assessment team assess risk level for extreme or severe persons of concern.

  • Various representation from CoC Team
    • UK Police Department
    • UK General Counsel
    • UK Counseling Center
    • University Health Service-Behavioral Health
    • Other representation as appropriate
  • Responsibilities
    • Meet only as needed throughout the semester when there is a high level of concern for the safety of the campus community
    • Assess risk level for individuals of severe or extreme concern