Mental Health Incident
This section of the EMP addresses mental health incidents such as attempted suicide, psychosis or irrational behaviour involving a Rhodes University student or employee. This section assumes that the situation is occurring or is about to occur.
Emergency Response Group Procedures
Management Team Procedures
Upon receiving notification of a mental health incident involving a University student or employee, the Chair of the Management Team has the following responsibilities:
- If necessary, declare an emergency and notify all members of the Management Team.
- Liaise with the Emergency Manager to monitor the situation, and provide assistance as necessary.
- Liaise with the Dean of Students (w.r.t. students) or Counselling Centre (w.r.t. employees) as necessary.
Last Modified: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:55:02 SAST