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Latest Legal Case: Your Duty of Care—Where Does it Begin and End?

Duty of Care is the legal duty to protect another from harm. It is the first element that must be established to proceed with an action in negligence. When you bring a client into your program, you almost always establish some duty of care to that client. But where does this duty begin and where does it end? A recent sexual assault case in Maine where the assualt happened after the program explores this delicate legal issue and raises some critical questions for things that happen outside your program. Now that many programs are using social networking like Facebook pages, discussion forums, and Twitter as follow-up tools after a program, everyone should understand this legal issue. Reb Gregg and Catherine Hansen-Stamp, the legal authorities at the Adventure & Recreation Law Center, review the details of this Maine case. Subscribe now and gain access to the complete library of Legal Cases.

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    Probiotics and Acute Infectious Diarrhea

    by Paul Auerbach Probiotics are live microorganisms that are purposefully ingested by humans to improve their health—the thought is that probiotics improve “digestive health.” The specific microorganisms are commonly of the genera Lactobacillus...
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    Welcome to the Social Justice Blog

    Here we can partake in anything and everything about social justice in outdoor & experiential education. You name it, let's engage! A place to post resources, ask questions, inquire about issues you may be facing, whatever works.
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    Blogging from AORE

    Following Rick Curtis' lead, I though I would blog from the AORE conference currently being held in Asheville, NC. The conference this year is very well attended and the organizers ought to be commended for really improving the quality and overall...
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Incident Response and Crisis Management: Managing Field Evacuations - Satz, Merrill, McEvoy

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Incident Response and Crisis Management: SAR for Outdoor Leaders - Charlie Shimanski

Article from 2005 Wilderness Risk Management Conference Proceedings by Charlie Shimanski from the Wilderness...
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Incident Response and Crisis Management: Supporting Victims and Families after an Incident - Jay Satz & Reb Gregg

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Incident Response and Crisis Management: The Wilderness Incident Investigative Interview - Kurt Merrill & Kris Wright

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International Risk Management: International Risk Management - Bill Fredrick

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