Risk Management and Mitigation


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Sample Emergency Response Plans for Education Abroad

The Education Abroad Health and Safety Subcommittee led by Jason Hope, University of Kentucky, and Dan Hart, Arizona State University, compiled five sample crisis response plans used by different universities. These resources are meant to provide options/outlines for responding to an education abroad emergency.

Jan 02, 2019
International Medical Insurance Considerations for Education Abroad Professionals

Even when you do all that you can to prepare your travelers for a safe and healthy experience abroad, they may still experience health problems that require medical attention. Do you know where they would go if they need medical

Dec 21, 2018
Improved Consular Safety and Security Messaging

Improved Consular Safety and Security Messaging Summary In late November 2017, the U.S. Department of State announced upcoming changes to consular safety and security messaging, most notably, the elimination of Travel Warning and Travel Alert terminology. The new safety and security messaging is intended to b

Jan 11, 2018
Government Connection: Improved Consular Safety and Security Messaging

International safety and security for students, faculty, and staff traveling abroad is a top priority for all U.S. colleges and universities many of whom base their programming and travel policies on safety information issued by the U.S. Department of State. With the announcement of a new leveled Travel Advisory system, institutions across the United States may need to review and revise their travel policies.

Dec 12, 2017
Crisis Management for Education Abroad

The complexities of the education field require ongoing training on risk management considerations. Whether a crisis affects large groups of traveling students or a single person abroad, Crisis Management for Education Abroad, will help you build core competencies in crisis management and risk assessment

Mar 30, 2017
Risk Disclosure in Education Abroad

Deciding what practices are appropriate for risk disclosures and waiver documentation is the education abroad professional’s responsibility to insure a student’s health and safety while embarking on an education abroad program.

 
Feb 26, 2016
Risk Management in Education Abroad

An underlying goal in all Education Abroad programming is to enhance the experience and mitigate risk. In this e-Learning Seminar series, expert presenters discuss the risk landscape in education abroad, safety and security issues abroad, requirements of the Clery Act, and concrete steps for dealing with crisis situations abroad.

Nov 30, 2015
The Risk Landscape in Education Abroad

2015-08-20 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (EST) Webinar $159 (member) $199 (nonmember) 2015-08-20 Register now Online As students choose from a wide variety of education abroad models, concern grows that study abroad is an uncertain endeavor, especially in locations where inte

Apr 21, 2015
Danger Ahead

"Danger Ahead," by Julie Anne Friend, Associate Director for International Safety and Security at Northwestern University and a Past Chair of the EA KC Health and Safety Subcommittee, looks closely at institutional risk tolerance and strategic risk assessment to ensure international programs and activities have emergency plans that match their worldwide presence. The article was published in the 2012 NAFSA International Educator magazine’s Health and Insurance Supplement.

Aug 18, 2014
Risk Management Survey Results - Fall 2012

This report is based on responses to a survey posted to SECUSS-L in the fall of 2012, which asked for institutional policies related to risk management practices and training needs.

Nov 06, 2013
Education Abroad and the FBI’s Academic Alliance Program This resource is a compilation of recommendations from members of the NAFSA EA KC Health and Safety Subcommittee in response to questions about how to respond when approached by FBI with a request to show the 2013 ‘Game of Pawns’ video to students during pre-departure orientation. Aug 28, 2013
Trip Cancellation and Interruption Insurance

This article, written by Julie Anne Friend, explores trip cancellation and interruption insurance in study abroad; identifying the coverage you need to know, how it works, and best practices.

Jun 24, 2013
Social Media Risks: Strategies for Protecting Your Campus and Your Students

Study Abroad Advisers and Directors, International Student Advisers and Directors, Academic Advisers, Student Affairs Staff, Faculty, International Admissions Officers, Senior International Officers 2012-10-09 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. EST Training $149 (member) $189 (nonmember)

Aug 20, 2012
Resources on Social Media Risk within International Education This resource is intended for international educators wanting to learn more about social media risk in the field and how their institution/organization can maintain a balance between using social media tools and mitigating the risk involved with using such tools. Feb 17, 2012
Student Conduct Records and Permission to Study Abroad

A resource, developed by The Education Abroad Subcommittee on Health and Safety, to help international educators create sound, study abroad pre-departure participation policies.

Dec 01, 2009
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