ACUA Webinar: Conducting a Student Mental Health and Well-Being Risk Assessment​
February 23, 2023, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CST (1 hour)
Speakers: Tiffany Krause, Colleen Lewis, Jennifer Romano

Student wellness is an increasingly prevalent risk area facing higher education. Given the inherent risks and challenges associated with student mental health and well-being, in addition to its impacts on student success and retention, it can be difficult to know where to focus limited internal audit resources in this area. Conducting a student wellness-specific risk assessment can allow internal audit highlight the current state of risks and internal controls, as well as identify potential future audit areas. Join us in our upcoming webinar to learn how to plan and scope a Student Wellness Risk Assessment at your institution. In this session, we will discuss potential risk assessment objectives to inform your scope and approach, as well as identify potential risk areas and factors to keep in mind during the audit planning process. Additionally, attendees will learn how to draft an audit workplan and other key templates, such as sample document request list, interview list, and interview questions, to leverage when performing a Student Wellness Risk Assessment. Attendees will also learn about creating a student wellness risk map, categorizing areas based on level of risk (e.g., high versus moderate) and definition of controls (e.g., more versus less defined) to inform immediate and longer-term potential audit and advisory areas.

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss how to plan and scope a Student Wellness Risk Assessment
  2. Identify potential student wellness related risk areas for focus
  3. Develop key templates and tools, such as audit workplan and interview guide, to use throughout a Student Wellness Risk Assessment

Job titles of those for whom this presentation is targeted/appropriate:

  • Internal Audit team members – all levels

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