SSCT Care & BIT Team
Two Roles, One Purpose: Serving Students and the Community
Cabrillo College utilizes a coordinated approach to student support and care, and behavioral intervention and threat assessment to address various support needs as well as concerning behaviors exhibited by students.
Role and Scope
STUDENT SUPPORT AND CARE
Actively collects information regarding concerning behaviors.
Focuses on low risk behaviors, including referrals for mental health counseling, accessibility support, food and housing insecurity, etc.
Utilized as a student success and retention tool.
BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION AND THREAT ASSESSMENT
Actively seeks information regarding disruptive, threatening, risky, dangerous or illegal behaviors or in violation of the code of conduct.
May refer appropriate individuals to Care Team for additional support and/or intervention. Or refer student to Disciplinary Team.
Disciplinary Team determines whether and how the student may remain part of the community.
Dr. Michelle Donohue, Team Chair, Dean of Student Services
Jasmine Northcutt, Administrative Assistant to the Dean
Monica Mendenhall, Retention Coordinator, Homeless Student Liaison, Care Team Case Manager
Dianne Avelar, Director of Mental Health
Gina Westjohn, Director of Student Health Services
Nancy Phillips, Tutoring & Academic Support Services
Anna Bartkowski, Title IX Coordinator
Sgt. Jordan Brownlee , Sheriff's Office
Brenda Ochoa, Academic Counselor (Advisor)
Tootie Olsen, Director of Financial Aid (Advisor)
Megan Robertson, ASC Counselor
Olga Diaz, Director of the Watsonville Center
Alta Northcutt, Director of Welcome Center & Student Life
Keyiona Ritchey, Guardian Scholars Program Coordinator
Luz Adriana Barrientos, ASC Counselor/ Learning Disabilities Specialist
Tammy Smith, Sheriffs Office