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Focus on Standard 8: Crafting Emergency Action Plans and Protocols

Monday, May 1, 2017, 9:00 AM @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Monday, May 1, 2017, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (CDT)
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI

The goal of this workshop is to assist participants in developing custom plans and protocols in accordance with Standard 8 of The Forum’s Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad. This workshop will train participants to assess and improve programs they either operate or send students on by using the Standards with a specific focus on issues surrounding health and safety. The workshop includes interactive exercises, much discussion and an opportunity to create and critique different aspects of emergency action protocols. Participants will discuss different aspects of handling common health and safety concerns, and understand how the Standards of Good Practice support their own program management and goals.

The workshop is designed for those responsible for developing, managing, assessing and improving education abroad programs. Participants are expected to have familiarity with either hosting or sending students on education abroad programs. Professionals who may benefit from attending include study abroad administrators, study abroad advisors, faculty who lead programs, risk managers, and colleagues who run campus internship programs and volunteer offices.

Facilitator: Natalie Mello (The Forum on Education Abroad)




Workshop Location:

Ho-Chunk Room (320E)
Davies Center
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Registration Rate* Schedule:

»Early-bird registration deadline: March 24
»Regular registration deadline: April 21

*See below for workshop registration rates.

Morning workshops include light breakfast and lunch. Afternoon workshops include lunch and afternoon refreshments. All day workshops include a light breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.

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The Lismore

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Monday, May 1, 2017, 9:00 AM
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701 United States
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The Forum on Education Abroad