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About the CARE Team

The Wake Forest University Campus Assessment, Response, and Evaluation (CARE) Team facilitates the identification and management of behaviors which may disrupt or interfere with the day to day functions of the University.

The CARE Team is composed of representatives from throughout the University who have specific expertise and professional training in the assessment of, and intervention with, individuals who may present a threat to themselves and/or the University community.

The CARE Team serves to follow up with persons who display behaviors of concern and connect them with supportive resources as warranted. The CARE Team also educates the campus community about how to identify and promptly report concerning behaviors.

Team Composition

The CARE Team is comprised of professionals from the following offices:
Human Resources
Office of Academic Advising
Office of the Dean of Students
Residence Life and Housing
Student Health Service
University Counseling Center
University Legal Department
University Police

For specific or unique situations the team will consult with university liaisons to assist with information gathering, consultation in their area(s) of expertise, and/or follow-up. Please see our “Who Can I Talk To?” page for contact information.

Team Administration

Chief Regina Lawson of Wake Forest University Police and Dr. Adam Goldstein, Associate Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students serve as co-chairs of the CARE Team.