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Security Awareness

The Transition Center offers a range of security seminars designed to meet the needs of U.S. government employees, their family members, as well as private sector organizations, and study abroad administrators. These seminars seek to raise the security awareness for those living and working abroad by helping them identify risks and reduce their vulnerabilities to criminal and terrorist threats. The Transition Center also offers a basic self-defense course to provide US government employees and their families with situational awareness, de-escalation tactics, and basic self-defense skills necessary to protect themselves in dangerous situations. Please email the Transition Center for additional information and to register

Online Training Resource


Safety and Security Overseas for Foreign Affairs Personnel
  • Security Overseas Seminar (MQ911) (currently offered as a webinar) | Course Details
  • Serving Abroad for Families and Employees (S.A.F.E.)
  • High-Threat Security Overseas Seminar (HT401)
 Security Training for the Private Sector

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