Is the Scene Safe? Addressing Psychological Safety


Is the Scene Safe? Addressing Psychological Safety - Online Classroom

Online webinar on psychological safety with Katja Hurt. A Leadership Development Series presentation.

  • Casual

6:00-7:30pm PST via Zoom Meeting
Meeting link will be sent to registered attendees the day of the session.

Safety is at the heart of what we do, yet most of us stop our scene-size-up at environmental and human hazards. How often do we consider the cultural, professional, and psychological safety in our ongoing assessments? It turns out that the scene is not always as safe as we think it is. This session is for you if you are ready to share your knowledge, challenge your thinking, and other Mountaineers in increasing safety from this moment forward.

Presenter info

Katjarina “Katja” Hurt (she/her/hers) is the Founder and Director of the non-profit organization, Wilderness Chaplains. She has over 16 years experience as a ski patroller, primarily at Snoqualmie Pass, with a focus on Psychological First Aid and Outdoor Emergency Care instruction. She is a master-level trainer and is certified to teach by the Question-Persuade-Refer Institute and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation. Katja has a background in law enforcement with Washington State and Missouri Departments of Correction. She currently serves as a volunteer chaplain with the King County Sherriff’s Office in Washington State and regularly assists local SAR and Mountain Rescue teams in the Puget Sound region.


Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Computer or device (preferably with a speaker and camera), as well as high-speed internet.

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