|Title||Date & Time||Registration|
|A Member’s Orientation to The Forum: Programs, Projects, Services & Benefits||TBD||TBD|
|Practical Expertise #4: Internships Abroad: Development, Integration, Execution||Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 12:30 p.m. EDT||Purchase recording|
|Practical Expertise #5: Coming soon!|
Practical Expertise Webinars
Every member of your staff is vital to your operations, but lack of resources and logistical challenges can make professional development opportunities out of reach for key employees. The Forum is pleased to announce the launch of a new webinar series, Practical Expertise, to bring timely training from experts in related fields right to your doorstep. Easy to fit into your workday, these one-hour webinars will offer specific strategies and operational-level advice for some of the most pressing challenges in our field.
Recorded Webinars Available for Purchase
This webinar was recorded on September 11, 2018. It features Marianna Savoca, Assistant Vice President for Career Development & Experiential Education at Stony Brook University – SUNY, Whitney Morgan, Experiential Programs Administrator, George Mason University, and Kelly Holland, Associate Director for Institutional Partnerships, Global Experiences. Experts guide participants through important considerations for developing international internship opportunities for students and preparing students to pursue these internships abroad.
• Internships abroad as work-integrated learning
• What employers want: U.S. vs. abroad
• Developing internships and vetting potential partners
• Student recruitment and readiness
Forum Member Fee: $60
Non-Member Fee: $100
This webinar was recorded on October 10, 2017. It features Charlie Morse, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Director of Counseling at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Bill Frederick, Principal of Lodestone Safety International. They used real-world scenarios to present tools and tips for responding to mental health events during education abroad programs. Topics include:
- External Resources – What is out there and what they can do for you
- Management Plans – Preparation for known pre-existing mental health conditions
- Staff Training – What staff can do
- Performing Triage – Levels of response and how to assess
Practical Expertise #3: How the EU General Data Protections Regulation Changes Apply to Education Abroad
Gian Franco Borio, Legal Counsel to the Association of American College and University Programs in Italy (AACUPI) and to the European Association of Study Abroad (EUASA), and William Hoye, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at IES Abroad, discussed the expanded European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective in May 2018. Using case studies, the webinar walked participants through how these privacy laws apply to U.S. education abroad. Topics included:
- Scope of application and key principles of the GDPR
- What compliance looks like for U.S.-based institutions and organizations
- How to assess your institution or organization’s current data protections procedures
- What to do now to prepare for compliance
Forum Member Fee: $60
Non-Member Fee: $100
Topics discussed in this recorded webinar include: Where do the federal obligations intersect? Where and how do they differ? What are our obligations with respect to these Acts? How do we build a culture of reporting and compliance when incidents occur thousands of miles away? The webinar includes three hours of training video and over 15 resources and features experts from NACUA and The Forum on Education Abroad, who respond to questions from an online audience. The webinar was recorded in May 2017 and reflects all current guidance and amendments to the regulations.
Forum Member Fee: $225
Non-Member Fee: $300
Practical Expertise #2: Incorporating the U.S. Department of State New Travel Advisories and Alerts into Your Risk Management Strategies, free event co-hosted by the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) (February 8, 2018) | View Recording | View Slides
*The webinar recording contains a factual error: The student mentioned in the update from New York who tragically passed away was studying on a Duke program, not one offered by the University of North Carolina.
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