Student Support and Care Team

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.

Team Membership

  • Dr. Michelle Donohue, Team Chair, Dean of Student Services

  • Cristina E. Barragan, Administrative Assistant to the Dean

  • Robin West, Retention Coordinator, Homeless Student Liaison, Care Team Case Manager

  • Dianne Avelar, Director of Mental Health

  • Katie Dowling, Director of Student Health Services

  • Anna Bartkowski, Title IX Coordinator

  • Sgt.Robin Mitchell, Sheriff’s Office

  • Richard Gubash, Director of ASC (Advisor)

  • Brenda Ochoa, Academic Counselor (Advisor)

  • Tootie Olsen, Director of Financial Aid (Advisor)

  • Megan Robertson, Counselor

  • Olga Diaz, Director of the Watsonville Center

  • Alta Northcutt, Program Coordinator, Student Activities

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