AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership, 2nd edition
AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership, 2nd edition   -     By: Alex Kosseff
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Appalachian Mountain Club Books / 2010 / Paperback

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AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership, 2nd edition

Appalachian Mountain Club Books / 2010 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 302
Vendor: Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 8.97 X 6.38 X 0.81 (inches)
ISBN: 193402841X
ISBN-13: 9781934028414

Publisher's Description

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. 

Author Bio

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 trip leader, environmental educator, and wilderness medicine instructor. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.

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