|January 31 - February 1, 2024
|2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
As student populations abroad diversify, advisers must take preventative measures to protect students’ well-being. This ranges from managing mental health needs to supporting students with disabilities. This workshop will help advisers prepare for and respond to health and safety situations—while empowering students to take charge of their own health and safety abroad.
- Empower students to engage in practices that promote their own personal health and safety while preparing for and during study abroad.
- Engage procedures that protect the health, well-being, and rights of the student and stakeholders in study abroad programs.
- Facilitate communication among stakeholders to prepare for and assist with health and safety situations occurring while students are abroad.
- Apply federal regulations to health and safety situations.
Education abroad professionals with fewer than five years in the field or who have recently gained new responsibilities in student health and safety.
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 Compliance Management, Recruitment Enrollment and Advising, and Risk Assessment.