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K-12 Behavioral Intervention Team Standards & Best Practices

Become proficient in NABITA’s 21 Standards for Behavioral Intervention Teams to ensure best practices for an effective team.

This two-day certification course teaches NABITA’s 21 Standards for Behavioral Intervention Teams, which offer industry-leading best practices for effective BIT/TAT/CARE teams. Whether building a team or refining an existing one, this course will improve team performance based on NABITA’s standard operating procedures and protocols.

Discover the methodology behind defining a school and/or district-wide team structure, including who should be on the team and what types of concerns the team should respond to. Participants will learn how to implement NABITA’s objective Risk Rubric for referrals, apply mandated assessments, and administer thorough interventions. Further insights will be offered into developing strategies for marketing and advertising the team. NABITA faculty members draw from their years of expertise, research, and literature in threat assessment, psychology, and law enforcement.

Attendees will benefit from interactive case studies and ample time for discussion, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of both the foundational and advanced aspects of effective team operations. Our faculty members recognize that each process, team, and school is unique. The NABITA Standards for Behavioral Intervention Teams present a flexible framework for building a team that meets the institution’s needs. Participants will learn how to apply the standards within unique contexts.

In this course, you will learn:

  • How to create, improve, and maximize BIT procedures in a K-12 setting in accordance with the NABITA Standards for Behavioral Intervention Teams.
  • How to engage the three key phases of a BIT: gather data, access, and intervene.
  • The importance of using an objective risk rubric in the assessment of risk and development of interventions on all cases.
  • Strategies for integrating NABITA’s standards of practice into operational procedures at their school.

Who should attend?

  • Schools seeking to bring their team in line with NABITA’s standards of practice
  • Both new teams and teams looking to formalize and improve their operations
  • Administrators seeking to start or improve a BIT at their school or in their district

Virtual Instructor-Led

Live, Interactive Online Training

  • $429 Member
  • $529 Non-Member

Hide Details & Schedule


  • July 29: 10:00am - 5:00pm ET Register
  • October 10: 10:00am - 5:00pm ET Register


*You must attend all dates in your session to receive credit for attendance.

Multi registration discounts are provided on a sliding scale based on the applicable registrations on the same order. Individualized discounts are as follows:

  • 1st registration – full price of registration
  • 2-4 registrations – 15% discount per line item
  • 5+ registrations – 25% discounted per line item

Please create your order, click the 'Pay Later' option upon checkout, and reach out to for the discounts to be applied.

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To obtain certification from NABITA, you will need to sign-in to your Event Lobby each day of training and attend the whole event. It is our expectation that you are present for the entire duration of your training course. Certification will only be provided once NABITA have verified attendance through the Event Lobby.

Please allow 7-10 days following the completion of the course and then log in on our website and visit the My NABITA page to access the Continuing Certification Credit (CCC) program system. Please follow the instructions on the webpage to obtain your certification. Our CCC program allows those certified by NABITA to track, maintain, and extend their professional development through our programs.

PLEASE NOTE: Certification refers to attendance at a qualifying event; TNG cannot speak to individual attendees’ knowledge, expertise, or command of the material.