Risk Management Issues for Internships
Minnesota law requires workers in a number of professions, including health care, social service, psychological treatment, child care, education, corrections, law enforcement and clergy, to report suspected child maltreatment. To help mandated reporters better understand the law and reporting requirements, An Interactive Informational Guide for Mandated Reporting Link: http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/media/flash/
Training modules on guidelines for mandated reporting is now available. This comprehensive training is organized in six modules: an overview of Minnesota’s child protection system, the intersection of poverty and neglect and a discussion of racial disparities, the basics of mandated reporting, physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. The training is flexible, allowing users to navigate to any module at any time. After downloading the file, users are advised that if the navigation toolbar does not display at the bottom of the screen, to reduce the computer’s task bar. Using the mouse, place the cursor on the top edge of the task bar until a double-headed arrow appears. Then drag downwards to collapse the toolbar and a navigation toolbar for the presentation will become visible. Visually impaired users can obtain the same information in this text-only document (PDF).
This form is required for all students doing an international internship, or other international activity, and must be turned in to The Center for International Studies prior to departure, along with a copy of the passport and a flight itinerary. In addition, an insurance card for $68 must be purchased.
The Center for International Studies will register the student with the American Embassy and will keep the student’s emergency contact information for central filing in case of an emergency.
All students engaged in an international activity credit-bearing or non-credit bearing (arranged by a faculty member or department) are considered students for liability purposes, if there is a tie to SCSU, for the activity abroad.
For questions or more information contact the Center for International Studies at 320-308-4287.