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Mental Health Issues, Facilitating Students and Managing "Misbehavior" Abroad

Mental health issues, student behavior and judgment are high on the list of significant concerns for health, safety and security among education abroad practitioners. This training will review the latest thinking on the issues and work through strategic approaches for reducing the frequency of incidents and responding more effectively. Curriculum to include:

  • Emerging adults: models for working effectively with students
  • Student screening: content, process and the legal landscape
  • Student orientations: what works and what does not
  • Preparing students for a non-OSHA world
  • Educating students to avoid predators
  • Prevention: proactive work before and early on in a program can reduce incidents and save work later in the program
  • Psychotropic medications: what you need to know
  • Behavioral policies and incident response
  • Mental health disorders and emergency response

This workshop is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PaCIE)

Location: Arcadia University, Glenside, PA

For more more information and to register, please visit the PaCIE website: http://pacie.org/regional-workshops/