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Risk Assessment: IES Abroad Goes Beyond Mere Preparedness
Date:2/10/2009

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of recent episodes involving mass violence on several American college campuses, many colleges and universities have begun work to help close any gap that too often exists in the identification and assessment of students with serious mental health issues on their campuses.

IES Abroad, one of the most experienced and reputable providers of international study programs for U.S. college and university students, has implemented the means to go beyond mere preparedness for such students to the introduction of a risk assessment protocol aimed at helping its international faculty and staff to better identify and respond to the first signs of a student's serious mental health or behavior issues.

This protocol expands upon existing IES Abroad health and safety programs to incorporate a holistic range of innovative approaches designed to better assess and proactively respond to serious student mental health or behavioral issues of which it becomes aware. The Threat Assessment Team will serve as the coordinating hub of the protocol, charged with focusing on early detection, prevention, and intervention aimed at mental health and behavior concerns.

Building upon IES Abroad's almost 60-year history of dedication to the health and safety of its students, this protocol includes the following:

  • The creation of the Threat Assessment Team, including experienced student affairs professionals, international staff members, leading academics from the study abroad field, a leading risk assessment expert, and a consulting psychologist with more than 20 years of professional experience in student counseling centers, to review critical cases.
  • Mandatory training of key international staff and ongoing monthly training webinars.
  • Publication of a policy and procedures manual with protocol for various types of em
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