Care Assessment Team2019-08-13T15:06:06+00:00

Care Assessment Team

The Care Assessment Team (CAT) exists to ensure the success of members of the campus community.  While the primary work and focus of the team will be on students, it also receives, and acts upon, reported concerns for faculty and staff.

The team receives, and acts upon, reported incidents of behavior on the part of any member of the campus community that creates concern about the individual’s well-being or that of others. These concerns may include, but are not limited to: academic deficiencies; mental or medical issues; family, personal, or transitional struggles; and/or conduct. Team members evaluate the information received, undertake further investigation as needed, and determine the appropriate intervention strategies.

The ultimate goal is to ensure that the community member can be successful at Ferrum College and that at all times, the campus community is safe. The team will always work in the best interest of the community.

Jim Owens* – Chief of Police – Co-Chair
Nicole Lenez* – Dean of Students & Title IX Coordinator – Co-Chair
Aime Sposato* – Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Jessica Stallard*, LCSW – College Counselor
Courtney Brown – Presidential Assistant & Liaison to the Board of Trustees
Vanessa Stone – Coordinator of Student Support Services

To make a report to be reviewed by the team, please contact any of the members listed above (those marked with * are members of Threat Assessment Team).