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Supporting Students’ Mental Health in Education Abroad Workshop*

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 1:00 PM @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
1:30 pm – 5:30 pm European Central Time
Hosted by Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Milan, Italy

This workshop will review current trends in mental health support for traditional college-aged students, with specific focus on:

    • Understanding high-risk behaviors,
    • Identifying stress induced behaviors,
    • Discussing concerns related to legal and practical responses to mental health crisis,
    • Providing models for pre-departure mental health screening,
    • Introducing strategies for managing mental health concerns when they occur.

This is an interactive workshop that engages participants in discussion of case studies, role analysis, and application of The Standards of Good Practice.


Breeda McGrath - The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Breeda McGrath – The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Nicole Collins – Syracuse University

Who Should Attend This Workshop?


    • Education abroad administrators
    • Faculty who lead education abroad programs
    • Onsite resident directors and staff
    • Risk managers
    • Mental health professionals who work closely with traditional college-aged students
    • Community members such as internship or volunteer supervisors or home stay families

Learning Outcomes/How You’ll Benefit


  • Understand the unique mental health concerns related to the current generation of students on education abroad programs;
  • Learn strategies for preparing for and responding to common mental health issues;
  • Knowledge of The Standards of Good Practice and how The Standards can inform program development, policy, and student preparation on education abroad programs.

Registration Cost:

Regular Rate
Forum Member $249
Non-Member $299


Registration Schedule:

Registration: July 9, 2022 – October 19, 2022


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Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 1:00 PM
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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