Full/Half Day Workshops

Dynamic experiential workshops – no nonsense delivery.
Aimed at everyone directly responsible for participant safety and risk management Guaranteed to:

  • Raise awareness levels (on negligence liability)
  • Teach risk management planning skills
  • Deliver the tools and resources to effectively plan

Workbook provided to each participant.

Workshop Objectives

  • Develop knowledge – of what constitutes negligence in the sport and recreation setting.
  • Develop skills – in Risk Management planning

Who Should Attend?

  • Professionals directly responsible for participant safety in colleges, universities, parks & recreation, schools and/or private clubs
  • Facility managers
  • Fitness and sport/activity instructors
  • Coaches
  • Outdoor recreation specialists
  • Aquatics personnel
  • Teachers, principals, school board members
  • Senior administration in sport & recreation organizations

Format

  • Fast paced, no-nonsense delivery
  • Small group interactive work sessions
  • Accompanying workbook maximizes instructor interaction
  • Problem-solving sessions use and capitalize on groups collective experience
  • ‘You’re The Jury’ – a unique simulated courtroom learning experience
  • Planning sessions directly address each participant’s unique situation

Topic Areas

a) Fundamentals of Negligence Liability – simply explained

  • Establishing Negligence – how is this done in the courts?
  • Liability for Negligence – who will be held liable for any negligence?
  • Defences against Negligence – how can defendant escape liability?

b) Risk Management Planning – using a proven, easy-to-follow process

  • Identifies the 5 Key Risk Areas for sport and recreation
  • The Risk Management Planning Process – based on identified high risk areas
  • Risk Management Implementation – how do you get going? – getting over that overwhelmed feeling
  • Risk Management Resources – to help your planning efforts

Delivery Options

  • Delivered on-site to all levels of facility and program staff within a single organization
  • Special Professional Development workshop for teachers, coaches, sport and recreation administrators.
  • Pre or post conference 1 Day workshop
  • Sport/Recreation Associations – special 1 Day workshop

It’s great to work with expertise who really understand the critical issues of managing our inherent risk in recreation and student programming. As a professional who is committed to providing safe programming, it’s essential to know your problem areas and how your program measures up nationally. I want to do everything possible to identify weaknesses and build concrete action plans – and this assessment tool does both!

Kathleen Hatch

Director, University Recreation
Washington State University

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