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The Crisis, Assessment, Response and Education (CARE) Team is a group of University administrators that meets regularly to evaluate concerning behaviors of Montclair State University students. Students referred to the CARE Team are expressing behavior that causes community members to be concerned. The CARE Team collects information about referred students and identifies and enacts appropriate strategies and responses for addressing the situation with the goal of supporting the student.

Who Serves on the CARE Team?

Title Name Email
Associate Dean of Students (Chair) Yolanda Alvarez
Associate Director of Residence Life (Co-Chair) Dr. Kevin Schafer
Associate Dean of Students Dr. Fatima deCarvalho
Director of Student Conduct Dr. Jerry Collins
Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Dr. Jaclyn Friedman-Lombardo
Director of University Health Center Dr. Patricia Ruiz
University College Matt Calvert
Director of the Disability Resource Center Meghan Hearns
Graduate School Deborah Reynoso
University Police Department Captain Tim Fox
Program Associate to the Dean of Students Office Simone Flowers
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