April 9, 2021
Joy Mwendwa, LPC, NCC, LPC-S, Jinok Lim, MA, Deepa Emmanual, MA, Lina Ramirez, & Daniel Kimonyi
Description: International students in the US are a vulnerable population with unique challenges that place them at risk of suffering negative mental health. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected this population in unique ways that calls for counselors to revisit strategies on how best to work with them. This presentation will provide current statistics and trends on international students, the pandemic’s impact on this population based on current literature and case studies, and resources for counselors.