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Title: Spring 2018 Education Abroad Risk Management Training
Instructor: Jacob Moore, OIE Education Abroad and Kaija Lazda, OIE Education Abroad Advisor Date: February 14 Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm
Location: UGA Health Ctr, conf room A
Description
The Office of International Education will hold its Spring 2018 Education Abroad Risk Management Trainings on Feb. 14 and Feb. 27 from 1-5 p.m. at the University Health Center. The Feb. 14 session will be held in Conference Room A, and the Feb. 27 session will be held in Conference Room E. Participation is required for all new UGA Education Abroad program directors, including: instructional staff, teaching assistants, and/or program support staff who may be responsible for students in any capacity while abroad. Education Abroad program representatives who have previously attended a training session prior to the Spring 2017 trainings are encouraged to attend as university policies and procedures regarding Education Abroad programs have since been updated. This session is also recommended for administrative program support staff, as well as potential directors of future study abroad programs. Training includes a review of the Education Abroad Risk Management Emergency Response Protocol and expectations for program directors and staff abroad. Campus-wide representatives will also present on legal issues, travel safety, student conduct/judicial programs, creating safe spaces for diverse program participants, as well as mental health and medical issues while abroad. Please register with OIE here: https://fs2.formsite.com/GeneralFormsSite/OIERiskManagement/index.html