Early Alert Team

Referral Form

If there is an imminent threat to self or others, call University Police (630) 829-6666 and/or 9-1-1.

As a member of the Benedictine community, you may sometimes be concerned about the well-being or safety of a student, faculty or staff member, or guest on campus. The Early Alert Team (EAT) encourages you to share your concerns with the team.

When to Refer a Person to the Early Alert Team

Please report a concern if the person is:

  • Exhibiting unusual behavior
  • Showing changes in normal behavior patterns
  • Disruptive to the learning or living community
  • Showing a decline in the quality of work

This list is meant to be a guideline and is not inclusive.

Optional

In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the system is designed to allow referrals to be viewed only by those individuals who have a need to know.  The information shared will not become part of the student's permanent record.  In addition, state and federal privacy laws prohibit the unauthorized disclosure of personally identifiable health information.

If you prefer, you can drop a completed form in campus mail or at Lownik Hall 152. Contact the Associate Dean for Student Development, Linda D. Owens by telephone (630) 829 - 6123 or e-mail EarlyAlertWarning@ben.edu

  mm/dd/yy
You can type anonymous, if you wish.


if available

 
 
Optional

In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the system is designed to allow referrals to be viewed only by those individuals who have a need to know.  The information shared will not become part of the employee's personnel file. In addition, state and federal privacy laws prohibit the unauthorized disclosure of personally identifiable health information.

If you prefer, you can drop a completed form in campus mail or at Lownik Hall 025A. Contact the Associate Director, Personnel Resources, Betsy Rhinesmith by telephone (630) 829 - 6412 or e-mail brhinesmith@ben.edu

  mm/dd/yy
You can type anonymous, if you wish.


If not known, type NA

 
 
Mission Statement
The mission of the Early Alert Team (EAT) is to provide early intervention and prevention for students, faculty, staff and visitors who are experiencing distress, engaging in harmful or disruptive behaviors, or who have been identified as at risk. This includes intervention of students who are not succeeding at Benedictine University.

 

Purpose
The purpose of the Early Alert Team is to establish Benedictine University EAT's authority to engage in behavioral assessment and management on behalf of the university.  Also, serves as a point of referral for faculty, staff, students, parents and/or visitor(s) who are concerned about the behavior of a member of the Benedictine University community.  Additionally, the EAT will provide policy and procedure recommendations when appropriate. 
Policy and Procedure
Team Members
  • Linda Owens, Associate Dean of Student Development (email) 630/829.6123
  • Mike Salatino, Chief of University Police (email) 630/829.6667
  • Karen Campana, Director, New Student Advising (email) 630/829.6345
  • Betsy Rhinesmith, Associate Director, Personnel Resources (email) 630/829.6412
  • Pam Deely, Director, Student Health Services (email) 630/829.6047
  • Jon Miller, Associate Dean, Student Success Center (email) 630/829.6515
  • Alice Sima, Director Pre-Professional Health (email) 630/829.6585
  • Dr. Dianne Moran, Associate Professor of Psychology (email) 630/829.6484
University Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
National Suicide Prevention

Call 800/273.8255
(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Visit the website.

Crisis Intervention Unit - DuPage County Health Department

Call 630/627.1700
(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Visit the website.

BenU Student and Employee Handbooks
Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Student Life
    BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY

  • Marco Masini, Associate Vice President
    Phone: (630) 829-6124
    Fax: (630) 829-6348
    E-mail: mmasini@ben.edu

  • Luba Baranivsky, Assistant to the VP
    E-mail: lbaranivsky@ben.edu

  • Lownik Hall, Room 152
    5700 College Road Lisle IL, 60532
    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m