Counseling and Student Development Center
“Supporting a Healthy Learning Environment”
Building 39, Suite 120
For Staff & Faculty
DEALING WITH A DISTRESSED STUDENT
Any member of the UDC community may come into contact with a distressed student. Being aware of distress signals, methods of intervention, and sources of help for the student can help you to effectively address such situations. Here are some tips to prepare you to be a more effective helper.
DEALING WITH A DISRUPTIVE STUDENT
It can be hard to know how to best manage disruptive student behavior in the classroom. Here are some tips to help you more confidently, fairly, and safely address incidents of disruption in a manner that discourages future such behavior while retaining the dignity of the campus environment.
WHO DO I CALL?
Faculty and Staff Guide to Management of Mental Health & Safety Issues on Campus. Click here for more info.
Call the Office of Public Safety/Campus Police at (202) 274-5050 immediately if you are concerned about the safety of yourself or someone else while you are on campus. Call Public Safety/Campus Police if you witness active disruption on campus or if you have concerns about potential threats to yourself or an individual in the university community. The Office of Public Safety/Campus Police is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week and is located in Building 39, C-04. They will be able to connect you with the Counseling Center or mental health services if needed.