Monday, September 12, 2022 at 8:00 AM CDT
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 5:00 PM CDT

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The University of Texas Permian Basin
4901 East University
Odessa, TX 79762

Parking is free on the UTPB campus during the conference.

Driving Directions 


Hotel Information:

Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

Please book directly via the booking link  before August 15, 2022.  Please identify as part of The University of Texas Permian Basin group.

Room blocks are limited for this hotel so please book early.

Book your group rate for UT System Behavior Intervention Team Conference Team 

All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by credit card. 

Conference Room Rate:
$159/night. Rates quoted do not include 15% occupancy tax.

Arrival/Departure Times:
Check-in: 3:00 pm/Check-out: 11:00 am

Hotel Airport Shuttle:
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Complimentary On-Site Parking
Electric Car Charging Station


Pamela D. Phillips
Program Coordinator 

UTHealth Houston
Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (P2R) Consortium



P2R Consortium

Prevention, Preparedness, and Response


UT System Behavior Intervention Team Conference
September 12-13, 2022

The University of Texas Permian Basin 
Odessa, Texas

The University of Texas System recognized the need for behavior intervention teams to collaborate on best practices for managing personal and campus safety concerns. In 2019, campus leaders began meeting on a regular basis to share resources and create a community of experts. One major focus has been the need for ongoing training for those who serve on these committees.

This year, the University of Texas System invites state institutions to the inaugural Texas Behavior Intervention Team Conference. The conference focuses on threat mitigation training, best practices from state experts, and relationship building across the state. 

Welcoming Reception

Sunday, September 11, 2022
Social Hour
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Odessa Marriott Hotel and Conference Center


Agenda Highlights:

Keynote - Leading with Resilience
Dr. Becky Spurlock, Vice President for Student Affairs and Leadership, UT Permian Basin

Keynote - Weaving Social Justice, Equity, and Inclusion into our work
Dr. Jamie Hughes, Professor of Psychology, UT Permian Basin

The Clinical Role in Behavior Intervention
Kim Livingston-Cobb, Associate Dean of Students, The University of Texas at Tyler

Best Practices for forming and leading a Behavior Intervention Team
Capt. Tom Calucci, UTSA Police Department

Ongoing support/interventions for complex cases
Dr. Moe McGuinness, AVP/Dean of Students, University of North Texas

Homeland Security: Training on Threat Mitigation
Sgt. Joe LoBrutto

Police and Clinicians - Addressing Welfare Concerns (Panel)
Moderated by Inspector Ashley Griffin, UT System Police Department

Best Practices when a student of concern transfers
Dr. Moe McGuinness, AVP/Dean of Students, University of North Texas

Complex Concerns on a Health Campus
Dr. John Kaulfus, Chief Student Affairs Officer & Title IX Coordinator, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

Responding to emergency in an on-call capacity within student affairs
Kelly Soucy, Director of Student Emergency Services, Office of the Dean of Students, The University of Texas at Austin

Partnership through the Process - Connecting Campus Stakeholders
Corey J. Benson, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, UT Permian Basin
Andrew Pettee. Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students, UT Tyler
Dr. Michael Frawley, Dean of Student Success, YT Permian Basin
Chermae Peel, Director of Residence Life and Dining Services, UT Permian Basin
Stacie Smith, Counselor II, UT Permian Basin 

Getting There:
Midland/Odessa Airport (MAF) is the closest to Odessa and is about a 10-15 minute drive to UTPB.

When you arrive at the airport, request a ride; it's a fast and simple way to get to your destination.

Conference Registration 

Conference Registration is $50 for our state institution friends

For this conference, we also offer a virtual option for $25.

UT Employees must use their UT email address

Conference Registration

Parking is free on the UTPB campus during the conference.

For UT Employees Only
If you are unable to travel, please use the link below for the virtual option and you must use your UT email address. 

Conference Registration

Cancellation Policy

If a registrant is unable to attend the conference for any reason they may substitute, by arrangement with the conference registrar, someone else to attend in their place.


Registrations cancelled on or before August 15, 2022 are eligible for a refund.