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The RASM Risk Level Quantifier is a simple Excel Spreadsheet that allows you to configure different Risk Management Probability Levels and Severity Levels to determine the Risk Level. This ia a...
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Outdoor School for All! Diverse Programming and Outcomes in Oregon is a participatory evaluation effort building understanding and knowledge about current outdoor school programming and its intended...
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This presentation is on the Risk Assessment and Safety Management model or RASM presented at the 2019 NIRSA Conference. This model is designed to provide your organization and your staff with a real-...
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How to do manage food planning for over 800 people? At Princeton University we send over 800 students out on 75 trips for our 5-day outdoor orientation program. We use a pre-planned menu approach (...
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Poster and resource handout from Poster Session at the 2017 Wilderness Risk Management Conference. Download PDF files for full posters.
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This is an interactive pdf file that provides an overview of disasters and disaster medicine. It provides a context for people seeking to provide help during disasters and for those who know they are...
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The Leadership 101 and 102 workshops are part of the Leader Training Program for the Outdoor Action Program at Princeton University. We hope this is a helpful resource for you in developing your own...
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Training outdoor leaders within a college/university setting requires a multidisciplinary approach that does not fit well into a standard quarter/semester format due to the type of terrain and time...
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Emergent findings in social psychology point to the limitations of cognition and rationality; decision-making, it turns out, is highly over-rated. What this means for us: a focus on non-normal,...
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This is a sample of the Bus Driving Directions information Wheaton College provides to its charter bus company.  
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This is a MindMap of the orientation goals for Princeton University Outdoor Action Program. This is a MindJet PDF so it may not open on the Web. Download the file to open it. Click on the (+) to...
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One of the things that we have been working on at Princeton is a Strategic Plan for the Outdoor Action Program. As part of the process we are trying to define what exactly we do in the context of our...
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