Useful Resources

SF State Faculty & Staff Guide

Whether it is in a classroom or office setting, faculty and staff are often the first to have contact with students that are experiencing emotional or psychological distress. Counseling & Psychological Services has prepared this handy resource for you to review and use if or when you are looking for assistance.

Faculty & Staff Guide

Red Folder Helps You Help Students in Distress

The California State University system has begun rolling out the Red Folder program, which is designed to help faculty and staff identify, respond to, and refer students in distress.

The Red Folder is a reference guide that contains safety tips and contact information for a wide variety of emergency campus resources to immediately help any student in distress. Also, it provides guidance on responding to incidents in which a student might be self-danger or threat to others.

The Red Folder was developed by a systemwide workgroup consisting of Counseling and Psychological Services directors, counselors, student conduct administrators, and health educators. It was created through the support of the California Mental Health Services Authority’s Student Mental Health Initiative, which promotes and applies strategies to strengthen student mental health services across all CSU campuses.

SF State Red Folder site

National Behavioral Intervention Team Association 

The National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NABITA) is an organization for the support and professional development of behavioral intervention team members. NABITA is committed to providing education, resources, and support to professionals in schools and in the workplace who endeavor every day to make their campuses and workplaces safer through caring prevention and intervention.

NABITA is an independent, not-for-profit association and has more than 2,000 active members from colleges, universities, schools, and organizations.


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