Stress and Resilience Annual Summit

March 5th, 2021

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. MST

This is an opportunity to gather patrols in Colorado and across the country who are working on Stress and Resilience Initiatives or would like to develop a comprehensive plan to move forward.


This summit is designed to discuss innovations and best practices including:* 

  • Resilience Team updates and resources

  • Stress and Resilience Advisor Role (and how to find one) 

  • Planning for Critical Incidents (3-3-3 and professional support resources)

  • Staying Green in COVID and beyond 

  • Planning for Refresher training

  • Ski Patrol Task Force and National Initiatives 

  • Emerging resources such as field guides, online modules and instructional videos 


This event is a summit for existing and interested Patrols and Rescue Teams. We will be discussing new content and initiatives. Basics of Stress Continuum and Psychological First Aid will not be addressed, but resources for overview will be shared. 


You will receive an emailed receipt immediately following registration. A calendar invitation will follow within 24 hours.

Pre-Conference: Strengthening Community Resources

for Critical Incidents and Loss

This year, many communities have been reaching out as they wrestle with loss of one of their own, and support serious incidents, complicated by COVID and limitation of previous grief and support practices and rituals in their community.


Join Laura McGladrey for a discussion of emerging best practices and tools for support of heartbreaking events and loss in both communities and on teams such as patrols and rescue.

This conversation will be geared toward Ski Patrol, Climbing communities, Avalanche, and Rescue.

This is a free event. The conversation will take place online.  Please register to receive an invitation and password. 

March 4th, 2021

7:00 -8:30 p.m. MST

Ski Patrol SAR Leadership Forum:

For Patrol Directors and Line Leadership

March 12th, 2021

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. MST

Join Laura McGladery for a casual lunch forum to discuss available tools and provide community connection for lateral support after difficult or public events.


Please register in advance to receive calendar invitation with Zoom link

Stress Injury and Psychological First Aid For Rescue

April 2nd, 2021

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. MST

This 4-hour virtual training is designed to dig deep into Rescue facing psychological first aid, with history of PFA, rescue training and documentation of care rendered for teams.

This course is an opportunity for those who would like to integrate PFA practices into rescue or LE culture, and would like to dig deeper into content and resources for their teams or for individual use.


Cost: $60


Please register in advance to receive calendar invitation with Zoom link

Stress Impact and Care for the Rescuer;

Individual Resilience Plans and Leaning Green

April 15th, 2021

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. MST

This 4-hour virtual module is designed to revisit in-depth common language, monitoring and evaluation tools for the individual responder. This will use the Stress Continuum as a framework to monitor and evaluate Green Choices, early recognition and mitigation of stress impact and individual plans (and what gets in the way) of Rescuers trending toward and sustaining green over the arch of the career.


Cost: $60


Please register in advance to receive calendar invitation with Zoom link

Stress and Resilience for Leaders;

Green choices, Rituals, Culture and Psychological First Aid for Teams

May 7th, 2021

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. MST

This 4-hour virtual module is an overview of Green Choices, rituals and organizational tactics for Rescue teams, departments, Patrols and organizations with intentions  to fuel Green Choices and increase communication and culture collectively. This is an excellent resource for  members of peer support and peer resilience teams, as well as leaders wanting to implement new language and practices toward stress resilient teams. This training will also look towards a recovery model for completing the stress cycle following COVID related stressors and situational stressors teams have faced this year.


Cost: $60


Please register in advance to receive calendar invitation with Zoom link

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