AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership: Trip Planning * Group Dynamics * Decision Making * Leading Youth * Risk Management by Alex KosseffAMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership: Trip Planning * Group Dynamics * Decision Making * Leading Youth * Risk Management by Alex Kosseff

AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership: Trip Planning * Group Dynamics * Decision Making * Leading Youth…

byAlex Kosseff

Paperback | September 14, 2010

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This completely revised and updated handbook details the critical skills and concepts every professional or volunteer outdoors leader needs to know. Building on the basic foundations of leadership, case studies, and his own extensive leadership experience, Kosseff explores such topics as effective decision-making, group dynamics, risk management, self-awareness and evaluation, conservation, and more. Also included is a new chapter on techniques for leading and motivating kids and young adults.Comprehensive, readable, and packed with practical advice and real-life experiences, AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership, 2nd Edition is a must-read for anyone committed to becoming effective outdoors leader, whether a scout leader, camp leader, guide, educator, or adventurous parent.
ALEX KOSSEFF is director of the Outdoor Safety Institute, where he advises outdoor education and recreation organizations on risk management, staff training, and volunteer-based programs. He has twenty years of outdoor leadership experience, having worked as an Outward Bound chief instructor and staff trainer, backpacking and canoeing ...
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Title:AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership: Trip Planning * Group Dynamics * Decision Making * Leading Youth…Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6.4 × 0.68 inPublished:September 14, 2010Publisher:Appalachian Mountain Club BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:193402841X

ISBN - 13:9781934028414

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Table of Contents

1. Foundations of Leadership2. Awareness3. Decision Making4. Leadership5. Field Safety 6. Crisis7. Leading Youth: get the kids outside!8. Participants9. Expedition Behavior10. Group [DYNAMICS?]11. Effective Communication12. Teaching & Facilitation13. Trip Planning14. Organizational Risk Management 15. Environmental Stewardship 16. Learning to Lead17. Don't Forget to Have FunAppendixA. Training ResourcesB. Selected ReferencesIndex