9781934028414

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

  • ISBN 13:

    9781934028414

  • ISBN 10:

    193402841X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/14/2010
  • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books

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Summary

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 a safe and effective outdoors leaderr, whether a scout leader, camp leader, guide, educator, or adventurous parent. Inside you'll find:Accessible, comprehensive techniques for new and experienced leadersComprehensive coverage of leadership conceptsAdvice and anecdotes from experts on decision making, communication, risk management, and moreAppendix of training programsEssential reading lists for further study

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