Past Events - Leadership Development Series

Past Events - Leadership Development Series

A series of seminars to provide high-quality, continuing education opportunities for our volunteer leaders. Take a look at our calendar of past events!

Click here to view a list of upcoming Leadership Development Series seminars!

Communicate for Comfort in the Backcountry

Communicate for Comfort in the Backcountry - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on crucial communication with Natasha Buffo. A Leadership Development Series presentation.
Thu, Feb 22, 2024
No Prerequisites
22 participants
Registration closed Feb 21
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Stress Injury Awareness for the Individual: Tools for early recognition of acute and chronic stress

Stress Injury Awareness for the Individual: Tools for early recognition of acute and chronic stress - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on the mitigation of stress injuries with Paul Dreyer. A Leadership Development Series
Wed, Feb 21, 2024
No Prerequisites
30 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
How Much Longer? Exploring the Journey toward Racial Equity and Inclusion in Nature

How Much Longer? Exploring the Journey toward Racial Equity and Inclusion in Nature - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar with Kriste Peoples on facilitating change toward racial equity and inclusion. A Leadership
Fri, Feb 16, 2024
No Prerequisites
25 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Self-Assessment: A Teaching Style to Foster Dialogue and Enhance Learning

Self-Assessment: A Teaching Style to Foster Dialogue and Enhance Learning - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on self-assessment with Steve Smith. A Leadership Development Series presentation.
Tue, Feb 13, 2024
No Prerequisites
26 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Breaking the Halo: Lessons in Leadership from Outdoor Education

Breaking the Halo: Lessons in Leadership from Outdoor Education - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on identifying halos with Katja Hurt. A Leadership Development Series presentation.
Thu, Feb 1, 2024
No Prerequisites
49 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
SAFER-R Peer Support

SAFER-R Peer Support - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Remote session on crisis support, and an optional suicide prevention and intervention training, with Katja
Wed, Jan 31, 2024
No Prerequisites
15 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Lead Sustainably – Best Practices for Teaching Low-Impact Travel in the Backcountry

Lead Sustainably – Best Practices for Teaching Low-Impact Travel in the Backcountry - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar with Meg Carney on making more sustainable and lower-impact choices outdoors. A Leadership
Tue, Jan 23, 2024
No Prerequisites
30 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Risk Management Mindfulness: Raising Awareness of your Innate Cognitive Illusions

Risk Management Mindfulness: Raising Awareness of your Innate Cognitive Illusions - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on innate cognitive illusions with Paul Dreyer. A Leadership Development Series presentation.
Wed, Jan 17, 2024
No Prerequisites
44 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
These Are Not “Soft Skills”! Facilitating Emotional Safety: A Foundational Risk Management Skill

These Are Not “Soft Skills”! Facilitating Emotional Safety: A Foundational Risk Management Skill - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on facilitating emotional safety with Steve Smith. A Leadership Development Series presentation.
Tue, Jan 16, 2024
No Prerequisites
26 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
The Big 3: Planning For, Assessing, and Implementing Effective Instruction

The Big 3: Planning For, Assessing, and Implementing Effective Instruction - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on techniques to improve the quality of your teaching with Ben Brown. A
Wed, Jan 10, 2024
No Prerequisites
20 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Near-Misses Are Telling You Something - Are You Listening?

Near-Misses Are Telling You Something - Are You Listening? - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on near-misses with Steve Smith. A Leadership Development Series presentation.
Tue, Jan 9, 2024
No Prerequisites
30 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Managing Risk Through Stress Injury Mitigation

Managing Risk Through Stress Injury Mitigation - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar with Rumi Kodama on stress injury mitigation. Part of the of the Leadership
Tue, Dec 19, 2023
No Prerequisites
30 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Menstrual Cycle Management in the Outdoors

Menstrual Cycle Management in the Outdoors - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
An evening webinar with Angie Marie on wilderness menstruation management. A Leadership Development Series presentation.
Wed, Dec 13, 2023
No Prerequisites
44 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Caring & Coping On & Off the Trail

Caring & Coping On & Off the Trail - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Evening online webinar on mental health with Natasha Buffo. A Leadership Development Series presentation.
Thu, Dec 7, 2023
No Prerequisites
21 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
SAFER-R Peer Support

SAFER-R Peer Support - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on the SAFER-R model of psychological first aid with Katja Hurt. A Leadership
Wed, Dec 6, 2023
No Prerequisites
24 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Craft Impactful Learning Experiences

Craft Impactful Learning Experiences - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on impactful learning experiences with Liz Riggs Meder. Use tools employed by marketers
Wed, Nov 15, 2023
No Prerequisites
29 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Adult Mental Health First Aid USA Certification

Adult Mental Health First Aid USA Certification - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
All-day online webinar on adult mental health first aid with Natasha Buffo. A Leadership Development
Sat, Nov 11, 2023
No Prerequisites
16 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Making Risk Management Tangible for Trip Leaders Using Cross-Industry Adaptations

Making Risk Management Tangible for Trip Leaders Using Cross-Industry Adaptations - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar with Rumi Kodama on a trip leader centered risk management framework Part of
Thu, Nov 9, 2023
No Prerequisites
29 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
The Big 3: Planning For, Assessing, and Implementing Effective Instruction

The Big 3: Planning For, Assessing, and Implementing Effective Instruction - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on techniques to improve the quality of your teaching with Ben Brown. A
Wed, Nov 1, 2023
No Prerequisites
21 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Do “Natural Leaders” Exist?

Do “Natural Leaders” Exist? - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar with Amelie Mabbutt and Edward Monrad on the history of outdoor leadership theory.
Thu, Oct 26, 2023
No Prerequisites
27 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
LGBTQIA2S+ Stories: Understanding Pronouns, Gender, and Sexuality in the Outdoors

LGBTQIA2S+ Stories: Understanding Pronouns, Gender, and Sexuality in the Outdoors - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on the diversity within the LGBTQIA2S+ community with Bam Mendiola. A Leadership Development
Tue, Oct 24, 2023
No Prerequisites
23 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
SAFER-R Peer Support

SAFER-R Peer Support - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
In-person training on crisis support, and an optional suicide prevention and intervention training, with Katja
Sat, Oct 14, 2023
No Prerequisites
0 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Developing Critical Decision-Making Skills

Developing Critical Decision-Making Skills - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on decision-making with Katja Hurt. A Leadership Development Series presentation.
Thu, Oct 5, 2023
No Prerequisites
27 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Part 2: E.P.I.C. Adventures with Kids (In-Person)

Part 2: E.P.I.C. Adventures with Kids (In-Person) - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Outdoor Leadership Lecture: E.P.I.C. Adventures with Kids
Part two of a two-part series with Katy Snyder and Kelly Hampton on working with
Tue, May 9, 2023
No Prerequisites
10 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Part 1: E.P.I.C. Adventures with Kids

Part 1: E.P.I.C. Adventures with Kids - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Lecture: E.P.I.C. Adventures with Kids
Part one of a two-part series with Katy Snyder and Kelly Hampton on working with
Tue, May 2, 2023
No Prerequisites
15 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Do “Natural Leaders” Exist?

Do “Natural Leaders” Exist? - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar with Amelie Mabbutt and Edward Monrad on the history of outdoor leadership theory.
Tue, Apr 25, 2023
No Prerequisites
20 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
How Much Longer? Exploring the Journey toward Racial Equity and Inclusion in Nature

How Much Longer? Exploring the Journey toward Racial Equity and Inclusion in Nature - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar with Kriste Peoples on facilitating change toward racial equity and inclusion. Part of
Fri, Apr 21, 2023
No Prerequisites
35 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
Risk Management Mindfulness: Raising Awareness of your Innate Cognitive Illusions

Risk Management Mindfulness: Raising Awareness of your Innate Cognitive Illusions - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on innate cognitive illusions with Paul Dreyer
Thu, Apr 13, 2023
No Prerequisites
30 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song

Missing Activity Template - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership
Online webinar on psychological safety with Katja Hurt
Tue, Apr 11, 2023
No Prerequisites
23 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song
The Big 3: Planning For, Assessing, and Implementing Effective Instruction

The Big 3: Planning For, Assessing, and Implementing Effective Instruction - Online Classroom

Outdoor Leadership Seminar
Online webinar on techniques to improve the quality of your teaching with Ben Brown
Thu, Apr 6, 2023
No Prerequisites
17 participants
The Mountaineers Branch
Michelle Song