CARE Team

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 alvarezyo@montclair.edu
Associate Director of Residence Life (Co-Chair) Dr. Kevin Schafer schaferk@montclair.edu
Associate Dean of Students Dr. Fatima deCarvalho decarvalhf@montclair.edu
Director of Student Conduct Jerry Collins collinsje@montclair.edu
Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Dr. Jaclyn Friedman-Lombardo friedmanlj@montclair.edu
Director of University Health Center Dr. Patricia Ruiz ruizp@montclair.edu
Office of the Provost Nicole Weir weirn@montclair.edu
Director of the Disability Resource Center Meghan Hearns hearnsm@montclair.edu
Graduate School Deborah Reynoso reynosod@montclair.edu
University Police Department Lt. Tim Fox foxt@montclair.edu
Program Associate to the Dean of Students Office Simone Flowers flowerssi@montclair.edu
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