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Browse our Selection of Recorded Webinars
Jump to Topic: Risk Management & Outdoor Ed - Facilitation SkillsInclusion and Social Justice - Higher Ed & K-12 - Therapeutic Adventure

Lessons From the Field
Presenters: Denise Mitten, Mike Gass, Paul Wolf, Jed Williamson, Sky Gray, & Pam McPhee
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $49

Join six of AEE’s most experienced outdoor leaders as they share their true stories of life, loss, success, and failure in the field.

Beyond Operator Error: Internal Systems Analysis to Improve Safety
Presenter:
Jeff Jackson, PhD
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

Examine how organizations can sometimes set their staff up for failure, and review an incident analysis framework that reduces variability in delivery and improves safety.  

An Exploration of Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Education
Presenters:
Angie Moline, Steve Smith & Reb Gregg
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $45
CEUs Available

Join three industry leaders in risk management and legal consulting to discuss how high quality programs evaluate and manage the inherent risks involved in outdoor and adventure education.

 

New Paradigms of Non Normal and Training to Failure: Training for Safety
Presenter: 
Jeff Jackson, PhD
Included with all membership tiers
CEUs Available

The premise of this work extends that if we want our staff to exhibit certain safety behaviors, then we need to show them the boundaries around such behaviors and the repercussions of undesirable safety behaviors

The Developing Adolescent Brain with Respect to Education and Safety Management
Presenter: Steve Creech
Included with all membership tiers

In an ever-evolving world of education and neuroscience research, this webinar focuses on understanding developing adolescent brains and implications for educators.

Protecting Your Client and Your Program
Presenter:
Reb Gregg
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95

Learn about an organization’s legal duty to protect its clients from harm, and the often over-looked obligation to protect the organization itself when bad things happen.

Facilitation and Group Management

Effective Debriefing Tools and Techniques
Presenter: 
Michelle Cummings, M.S.
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

Learn 10 effective debriefing tools and techniques that are simple and easy to use. We break each technique down and demonstrate different games or activities teaching the concept.

Serious Fun: How to Create Remarkably Fun Experiential Programs That Make A Difference
Presenter:
Mark Collard
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

This webinar will help you create remarkably fun programs that will leave your group feeling engaged, valued and meaningfully connected to one another. 

 

Tag...You're It!
Presenter: Michelle Cummings, M.S.
Included with all membership tiers

Michelle Cummings, of Training Wheels, shares several of her favorite tag games that can be used as icebreakers or energizers in your programs.

 

How to Build Creative Synergy in Teams
Presenter
: Amy Climer, PhD
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

As experiential educators, we often encourage our clients to be more creative. Understanding the research behind what teams need to innovate will help us lead teams to more successful results.

 

Training with the Brain in Mind
Presenter: 
Richard Rutschman, Ed.D
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

Learn some simple, neuroscience-based, strategies to improve your facilitation and training skills.

 

Creative Problem Solving: How to Innovate on Demand
Presenter: Amy Climer
Included with all membership tiers

Learn and practice the Creative Problem Solving process, a research-based strategy that has been used in organizations around the world to solve complex problems. 

 

Wilderness To Virtual
Presenter: Matt Morin
Included with all membership tiers

What can we do to bring adventure education into the digital real? Learn how to create engaging experiences both virtually and digitally.

Inclusion and Social Justice  
 

More Than Autism: Neurodiversity and Sensory Processing
Presenter: Lorilei Dreibelbis
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

The study of Sensory Processing gives us valuable vocabulary and a solid framework from which to embrace diversity, and identify very practical strategies for managing behaviors and teaching more effectively.  

 

Unpacking Diversity: Language and Activities to Help Start your Conversation
Presenter: Rohan Shahani
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

The focus of this webinar is to help those who feel uncomfortable discussing diversity or feel like they don’t have enough knowledge of ‘diversity issues’ to gain the vocabulary and the confidence needed to begin a conversation.

Hiring for Racial Diversity: Increasing Racial Equity to Better Meet Your Mission
Presenter:
Fleur Larsen
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

An engaging webinar on hiring practices to increase racial diversity and ensure a supportive culture.

 

Going High When Others Go Low: How Educators Can Promote “Courageous Compassion”
Presenter: Marilyn Levin, MSW
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

Society is currently caught up in a high level of divisiveness. How do we effectively inspire people to choose everyday interactions that are unifying instead of divisive?

 

If We Were Brave: Managing Risk in Social Justice Training 
Presenter: Anna Czarnik-Neimeyer
Included with all membership tiers
CEUs Available

These days, effective social justice training is urgent. We’ll dig into practical activities, metaphors, comics, and videos to take home for immediate facilitation use. Great for those interested in being more intentional & just facilitators in any setting

 

Moving Towards Gender Inclusive Environments
Presenters: Meg Bolger & Perry Cohen
Included with all membership tiers

Learn evolving terminology around gender, hear vignettes about outdoor education experiences from gender nonconforming folks and learn affirmative and inclusive best practices for working with participants and staff of all gender identities.

 

Out of Our Corsets & Into the Woods
Presenter: Denise Mitten, PhD
Included with all membership tiers

This well-researched, informal presentation looks at women adventures from the 1800s to the present. Learn about women you can use in your teaching and everyday conversation.

  Higher Education and K-12
 

Outdoor Orientation Programs: Current Research and Trends 
Presenters:
Dr. Brent Bell & Dr. Michael Gass
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95

How can we maximize the efficacy of our programs based on the latest research and information. Participants should expect to gain a deeper understanding of how outdoor orientation gains are realized.

Brain-Focused Strategies for Developing Social Emotional Health
Presenters: 
Heather Bryant, M.Ed. and Michelle Kinder, M.Ed.
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

This introductory session will look at developing social emotional health with a trauma-informed perspective and will provide participants with a variety of activities and resources.

Classroom Strategies that Empower Learning
Presenter:
Andrew Potter
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

Explore how experiential pedagogy can energize any existing curriculum, positively impact student engagement, and deliver on both cognitive and affective skill development.

 

Bullying, Empathy & Monkeys
Presenter:
Jeff Frigon
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

Empathy is directly linked to bullying; the more empathy we have, the more likely we are to be kind to one another. Explore what the research shows to be effective at building empathy and addressing bullying behaviors.

Therapeutic Adventure

 

Transformational Changes in Adventure Therapy
Presenter:
Mike Gass, PhD
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

This webinar will increase your ability as an adventure therapist to answer the questions “Is it safe?”, “Does it work?”, “How can I tell a good program from a bad program?” And “is it worth the money?"

When Volatile Situations Arise During Processing & Reflection
Presenter:
Tony Alvarez
Included with Full and Full+ Membership 
eMember price: $19.95
CEUs Available

Learn what facilitators can do to recognize and address when their processing sessions are moving into volatile territory (i.e., rapidly unpredictable, jeopardizing emotional safety, negatively emotionally-charged).

 

The Community Resilience Model: Wellness-Based Skills for Self-Regulation
Presenter:
 Dr. Sandy Newes
Included with all membership tiers

The Community Resilience Model (CRM) is a set of six wellness-based skills specifically designed to reset the natural balance of the nervous system after traumatic events or chronic stress/anxiety have led to physiological dysregulation.