Distressed and Dehydrated

Stigmatization and International Student Mental Health


  • Hallie Bodey


Information presented in this case may be triggering for some readers. Content references self-harm and emotional abuse.

Case organization is a university campus based k-12 serving short-term non-credit bearing, International Academy, offered by the Office of Summer Programs (OSP).  Case presents a situation involving a student facing mental health issues, a difficult parent, and a variety of challenges associated with best serving the student's needs.  Discussion questions analyze the ethics and challenges facing short-term non-credit  bearing programs in terms of mental health issues alongside opportunities for program improvement.



2021-05-07 — Updated on 2022-03-08