Do you know how to respond when a crisis impacts your study abroad students? In education abroad programming and implementation, staff must be ready to manage a range of crises that may occur. In this workshop, participants will explore ways to assess risk, reduce risk potential, and respond to crises more effectively.
- Assess the probability and impact of potential risk factors tied to education abroad programs, destinations, and participants.
- Reduce risk potential and impact by developing policies, practices, and ongoing training of onsite and campus staff, program leaders, and participating students.
- Develop and follow a standard protocol in response to an active crisis.
- Engage partners in the ongoing development of stronger crisis management practices.
- Risk Assessment
- Risk Mitigation
- Crisis Response
- Ongoing Risk Management
What Participants Are Saying
- "The presenters were very personable, professional, but also able to add humor to the session which was great." - Annual Conference workshop participant
- "The workbook is a great takeaway for me to share with my colleagues to support my recommendations for improving crisis management in our office. It was very helpful to look at a case study and hear other people's suggestions." - Annual Conference Workshop Participant
Education abroad professionals with fewer than five years in the field or who have recently gained new responsibilities in risk assessment and crisis management.
Build Your Competencies
NAFSA International Education Professional Competencies 2.0 outline the abilities, skills, and foundational knowledge necessary for successful international educators. Learn more about NAFSA Competencies 2.0.
This learning content targets the competency categories of Risk Assessment and Crisis Management, and Compliance Management.