WICHE is closely monitoring the outbreak of “SARS-CoV-2,” and the disease it causes, which has been named “Coronavirus Disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). To inform and facilitate your response to a rapidly changing situation, WICHE has compiled the following set of resources, which will be updated as new information becomes available.
NASFAA will host a webinar covering the impact of the COVID-19 emergency on federal student aid on Thursday, April 2 at 2:00 p.m. ET. NASFAA will be offering this webinar, titled "COVID-19 and Federal Student Aid: What We Know Follow-Up." During this free webinar, NASFAA President Justin Draeger and NASFAA staff from the AskRegs and Policy teams will review and follow-up on on the most recently passed COVID-19 legislation and guidance from the Department of Education, and answer some of the most common questions related to Title IV and COVID-19. Time will be provided for open Q&A during this 75 minute webinar. Please register and learn more here. If you missed NASFAA's first webinar, "COVID-19 and Federal Student Aid: What We Know," which took place on March 17, you can access the on-demand recording here. A transcript of the Q&A portion of the March 17 webinar is available here.
The Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC), a partnership between WICHE and the University of North Dakota aimed at disseminating and implementing evidence-based practices for mental disorders into the field, is hosting a free webinar about the psychosocial impacts of disaster, including pandemics, and how to assist community leaders.
Register here: https://mhttcnetwork.org/centers/mountain-plains-mhttc/news/free-webinar-312-psychosocial-impacts-disasters-assisting.