Study Abroad Administrators Security Overseas Seminar

Date: 5/2012 Description: SOS Logo © State Dept Image

In this two-day seminar, study abroad administrators, faculty, and staff will identify security threats associated with study abroad programs and develop effective strategies to overcome them.

Department of State subject matter experts will instruct participants on personal security issues, including current crime trends and how to reduce risks. Presenters will include officials from the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), a division of the Diplomatic Security office, and the Consular Affairs Bureau.

These experts will share security guidance and information on topics such as:

  • International Personal Security Overview
  • Site Selection and Assessments
  • Sexual Assault Awareness
  • Environment, Living, and Transportation Hazards
  • Services Available to American Citizens
  • Legal Issues for Study Abroad Administrators
  • Cross-Cultural Awareness and Security
  • Crisis Management

Participants will have a unique opportunity to meet the professionals who provide routine and emergency services overseas. This course will not only help improve existing security measures, it will also help administrators create new, effective plans for the future.

Course Information:
Date: June 7-8, 2018
Cost: $505

How to Register
Please fill out the forms available here. If your organization is already an OSAC constituent, use your OSAC logon and password. If your organization is not an OSAC constituent, please click the "How to Join OSAC" button to create your free membership account which can be used to register for the PSOS course.

Visit the Overseas Security Advisory Council website for more information.

Questions/Additional Information
Contact the Security Training team if you have any questions or for additional information.

FSISOS@state.gov | 703-302-7274.