Health and Safety


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Resources for Health and Safety in Education Abroad

The Education Abroad Knowledge Community (EA KC) Health and Safety subcommittee has created resources designed to help education abroad professionals stay abreast of current and relevant health and safety updates, best practices, policies.

Oct 05, 2017
Invisible Identities Abroad

The prevalence of students participating in education abroad programs who have learning disabilities, food allergies, and other invisible identities has increased sharply in recent years. Review this presentation to learn more about advising students with invisible identities. These resources will

Oct 04, 2017
LGBTQ+ Student Advising Guide for Education Abroad Professionals

By NAFSA: Association of International Educators Diversity and Inclusion in Education Abroad Subcommittee, LGBTQ+ Working Group: Margaret McCullers, Matt Free, Darren Gallant, Conrad Zeutenhorst, Ashlee Finn and Aby Parsons  This resource is designed to help Education Abroad professionals prepare

Jul 10, 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
Regulatory Compliance for Education Abroad Risk Management: A NAFSA and URMIA Seminar

Through a framework of case studies, participants will discuss incidents and investigations stemming from obligations under the U.S. law and regulations.

Jan 19, 2017
Prioritizing Fire Safety for Education Abroad Programs

There is much attention paid to health and safety on education abroad programs, however not much that specifically applies to fire safety abroad. Even modern European cities, which are often the most popular study abroad destinations, often have fire safety

Dec 07, 2016
Preparing to Study Abroad: Learning How to Navigate Academic Accommodations

While students may have established academic accommodations at their U.S. institutions, when they choose to study abroad they also choose to accept the challenge of studying in a new educational system that may or may not offer the same accommodations.

Oct 11, 2016
Live Chat - Institutional Liability for Personal Travel in Education Abroad Programs

Students often make travel plans before and after program dates, and during program breaks. Some institutions require participants to file a travel log, while others take the stance that students are able to act independently with no need to report to program leaders at times when the program is not “on,” such as over weekends or during scheduled holidays.

Sep 29, 2016
Zika Resources for Education Abroad

The recent Zika outbreak in Central America and the Caribbean has received significant media coverage, but to date, the impact of the disease on study abroad programs has been minimal. NAFSA encourages its members to develop comprehensive crisis management plans

Jun 16, 2016
Gender Discrimination (Title IX) and the Violence Against Women Act

This resource is designed to help education abroad professionals with identifying the regulatory implications and student health and safety steps when a student studies abroad. The expansion and increased attention to enforcement of Title IX and the Violence Against Women Act require strong responses when students confront gender discrimination and sexual violence abroad.

 
Mar 14, 2016
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
Health & Safety Subcommittee

EA KC Health and Safety subcommittee membership roster and charge.

Jan 19, 2016
Health, Safety, & Security: Resources for Monitoring Conditions Abroad

A compilation of internet resources offering information from various sources to help you make decisions about safety and security abroad.

Jan 12, 2016
Home Universities & Overseas Partners: Optimizing Communication Involving On-Site Student Issues

Determining the line between what you need to know and what you don't with regards to your students abroad can sometimes be tricky. Think about the reasons why you want to know, are they helping the student? Learn how to work with your third party program providers to develop guidelines and clearly communicate to them your expectations on reporting incidents.

Nov 17, 2015
How Does the Clery Act Affect Education Abroad?

The Clery Act, contained in section 485(f) of the Higher Education Act, and codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f), has been a large focus of U.S. higher education institutions in relation to their U.S. operations and international branch campuses.

Feb 02, 2015
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