Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

What We Do

The SBCC Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) (previously known as PIRT) is committed to ensuring community wellness and safety through a proactive, collaborative, coordinated, objective, and thoughtful approach to the prevention, identification, assessment, intervention and management of situations that pose, or may reasonably pose, a threat to the safety and well-being of the individual as well as the campus community.


Staff

Members of BIT include;

Arturo Rodriguez, Dean of Educational Programs
amrodriguez19@pipeline.sbcc.edu

Dr. Christopher JohnsonAssociate Dean of Educational Programs
ckjohnson2@pipeline.sbcc.edu

Laura Fariss,  Director of Student Health and Wellness
llfariss@sbcc.edu 

Alyson Bostwick,  Personal Counselor
bostwick@sbcc.edu

Lacey PetersPersonal Counselor
ljpeters1@pipeline.sbcc.edu

Jana GarnettDirector of DSPS
JMGarnett@sbcc.edu

Darren PhillipsDSPS Service Provider
phillipsd@sbcc.edu

Eric FloresAcademic Counselor
florese@sbcc.edu

Erik Fricke, Director of Security
fricke@sbcc.edu

Gordon CoburnAssociate Professor, Addictive Disorders Counseling
coburn@sbcc.edu

Carola SmithDirector of International Programs
smithc@sbcc.edu

Elias Villanueva, Academic Counselor
villanue@sbcc.edu

Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)
Santa Barbara City College
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
BIT-group@pipeline.sbcc.edu

Student of Concern Guide
(Updated 2016)

508 Compliant Version