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  • Description of Resource:

    This resource is intended to help mentoring programs ensure that their services are designed and delivered in a way that is inclusive and supportive of youth with disabilities. Created by Partners for Youth with Disabilities, the guide covers examples of mentoring models from across the U.S., including practices for recruiting, screening, training, matching, supporting mentors and mentees, starting and sustaining a mentoring program, evaluation, transition, and resources. This guidebook offers advice both for programs serving this population exclusively as well as programs that simply want to effectively integrate these youth into an existing program.

    Goals:

    The resource is designed to strengthen program services holistically, specifically around how to best serve youth with disabilities of all types.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Any program serving youth with disabilities (broadly defined).

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Recruitment
    Screening
    Training
    Matching
    Monitoring and Support
    Closure

    Key Personnel:

    None.

    Additional Information:

    None.

  • Resource Name:

    Best Practices for Mentoring Youth with Disabilities

    Publisher/Source:

    Partners for Youth with Disabilities

    Author:

    Eleanor Axelrod, Genelle Campbell, and Ty Holt

    Date of Publication:

    2005

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource is available for free download from the Partners for Youth with Disabilities website at: 
    http://www.pyd.org/editor/images/Best-Practices-Guide-With-Graphics.pdf














  • References:

    None.

























Youth with Disabilities

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  • Description of Resource:

    This manual, published by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) in collaboration with the US Department of Justice and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), provides information about the importance of mentoring for Native communities and recommendations for implementing mentoring programming for Native youth in culturally relevant and competent ways. It includes recommendations for the design of such programs, with worksheets for organizations to use during the planning process to help them set goals and objectives, incorporate safe mentor recruitment procedures, recruit mentees, train mentors, etc. The guide also addresses important considerations, including evaluation and marketing for the program, communicating with families about program expectations, and supporting matches in communicating effectively. It features an Appendix with template materials, including mentor training pre- and post-surveys, caregiver surveys, mentor and mentee application materials, reference check forms, etc.

    Goals:

    To provide a comprehensive guide to organizations serving Native youth to design and implement effective mentoring programs.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Mentoring programs serving Native youth.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All.

    Key Personnel:

    None.

    Additional Information:

    Please find additional information about Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Native Services.

  • Resource Name:

    National Native American Mentoring Program Guide

    Publisher/Source:

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America

    Author:

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America

    Date of Publication:

    No date

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource is available for free download in PDF format from the Boys & Girls Clubs Native Services website: http://www.naclubs.org.












  • References:

    Evidence Base: Reference for each study reviewed as in CrimeSolutions except that we will use APA style for references.

    Additional References: Any other literature cited as in CrimeSolutions except that we will use APA style for references.

























NNAMP

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Wednesday, 28 September 2016 09:59

Guide to Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This guide serves as a supplement to the fourth edition of The Elements of Effective Practice for MentoringTM, and includes additional recommended practices focusing on boys and young men of color (BYMOC). Born from the idea that BYMOC are better served with a targeted set of practices which represent enhancements of those in the original Elements, these additional recommended practices are emergent based on recent research and recommendations from researchers and practitioners in the field. The practices and resources discussed in this guide will be useful to any mentoring program serving BYMOC and will help them ensure that their services are culturally relevant and effective in changing lives and communities.

    Goals:

    To supplement to the fourth edition of The Elements of Effective Practice for MentoringTM, with additional recommended practices focusing on boys and young men of color (BYMOC).

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Mentoring organizations serving boys and young men of color.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All.

    Key Personnel:

    None.

    Additional Information:

    N/A

  • Resource Name:

    Guide to Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color

    Publisher/Source:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

    Author:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

    Date of Publication:

    May 2016

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource is available for free in PDF format on the MENTOR website: https://www.mentoring.org/resource/guide-to-mentoring-boys-and-young-men-of-color/












  • References:

    Evidence Base:This resource cites over 45 sources that contribute to the literature on serving boys and young men of color through mentoring.

    Additional References:This resource features a comprehensive reference list, which details sources reviewed that contribute to the literature on this topic.

























Guide to Mentoring Boys & Youth of Color

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  • Description of Resource:

    The LGBTQ Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™ outlines step-by-step operations guidance to developing safer, more affirming, and responsive mentoring relationships for LGBTQ youth. This resource contains specific recommendations for practices that are informed by the findings from a working group and the innovations of 20 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Affiliates as well as by available research. The guide focuses on ways to improve program staff and participants’ awareness to serving the needs of LGBTQ youth; the need to prioritize safety and confidentiality in working with LGBTQ youth; and guidance on how to enhance program practices and capacity without stretching resources when considering the implementation of the recommendations.

    Goals:

    To provide mentoring programs with research- and practitioner-informed standards and recommendations to develop and support safer, affirming, and responsive mentoring relationships for LGBTQ youth.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Mentoring programs.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    The LGBTQ Supplement is part of MENTOR’s series of supplements to the cornerstone publication, Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™.

    This publication was supported by a grant from The Altria Group.

  • Resource Name:

    LGBTQ Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™

    Publisher/Source:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership & Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

    Authors:

    Michael Garringer, Christian Rummell, Jennifer Bourgoin, Hillary Bardwell, Jessica Mitchell

    Date of Publication:

    January 2019

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online: https://www.mentoring.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/MENTOR_LGBTQ-Supplement-to-EEP-for-Mentoring.pdf

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A



























LGBTQ Supplement

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Mentoring Immigrant and Refugee Youth

 
  • Description of Resource:

    “Mentoring Immigrant Youth: A Toolkit for Program Coordinators” is a comprehensive resource that is designed to offer program staff important background information about immigrant and refugee youth and program practices and strategies to build and sustain high-quality mentoring relationships for this population of youth. This toolkit acts as a supplemental guide to MENTOR’s “How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program Using the Elements of Effective Practice” – a step-by-step toolkit that provides tips and strategies for developing and strengthening youth mentoring programs.

    Goals:

    To inform mentoring practitioners about the specific needs of immigrant and refugee youth in mentoring programs and mentoring relationships and strategies for addressing these needs.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    All mentoring programs serving immigrant or refugee youth.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All

    Key Personnel:

    None

    Additional Information:

    This guide was created by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, with the support of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

  • Resource Name:

    Mentoring Immigrant and Refugee Youth

    Publisher/Source:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

    Author:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

    Date of Publication:

    2009

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource is available for free download in PDF form at: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED522073.pdf

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A

























Mentoring Immigrant and Refugee Youth

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  • Description of Resource:

    This comprehensive guide, created by the New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network for New Zealand’s mentoring programs, provides benchmarks for programs of all sizes to help them deliver quality services and establish safe mentoring relationships for youth. It is written for all mentoring practitioners, including those in school-settings and those managing mentoring programs embedded within other services. The guide includes information about program practices and protocols that can be put in place to support mentors and mentees and promote safety as well as recommendations in the areas of program design, planning, management, and evaluation. It also includes information specific to serving Māori and Pasifika youth in cultural context.

    Goals:

    To support mentoring programs in delivering safe and effective mentoring services for youth.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    All mentoring practitioners, including those managing school-based programs and programs embedded within other services.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All

    Key Personnel:

    None

    Additional Information:

    As part of the Children’s Action Plan (CAP) released in October 2012, the New Zealand Government announced a set of actions to improve the identification, support and protection of vulnerable children and young people. This included the promotion of youth mentoring and in 2013 the Ministry of Health, Children’s Action Plan, New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network (NZYMN) and the Ministry of Youth Development partnered together to develop Safe Practice Guidelines for Youth Mentoring Programmes. In June 2016, the New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network (NZYMN) launched this resource, the second edition of the Guide to Effective and Safe Practice in Youth Mentoring, Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • Resource Name:

    New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network Guide to Effective and Safe Practice in Youth Mentoring

    Publisher/Source:

    New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network

    Author:

    New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network

    Date of Publication:

    2016

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource is available for free download in PDF form at: http://bit.ly/2eXBwrO

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A

























New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network Guide to Effective and Safe Practice in Youth Mentoring

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Starting a Mentoring Program

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This resource provides guidance on how to start a mentoring program and highlights what is involved when starting a mentoring program. This resource includes considerations before starting and frequently asked questions to support those who are interested in starting a mentoring program.

    Note: This resource should not be viewed as a stand-alone or comprehensive resource on practices for starting a mentoring program. For additional and complementary guidance, users of the resource are encouraged to consult the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™. The up-to-date version of the Quality Assurance Standards referred to in this resource are currently outlined as the Standards in the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™.

    Goals:

    To provide individuals and organizations information and recommended practices on what is involved when launching a mentoring program.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Programs interested in starting or enhancing a mentoring program.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    N/A

  • Resource Name:

    Starting a Mentoring Program

    Publisher/Source:

    The EMT Group, Inc.

    Authors:

    Dustianne North, Jerry Sherk, and Judy Strother

    Date of Publication:

    1999

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online: http://emt.org/userfiles/StartMentWeb.pdf

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A



























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The ABCs of School-Based Mentoring

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This guidebook offers information that can be used at the individual school or district levels to inform the design and implementation of school-based mentoring program. Information on mentor and student recruitment, participant training, making and monitoring matches, and developing relevant mentoring activities for longer and stronger relationships is included. Sample forms that can help with operationalizing the program are also included.

    Goals:

    Aid in the development of effective school-based mentoring programs. It is specifically focused on program structure and implementation, rather than the mentoring relationship.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Intended for schools or nonprofits who will be delivering program services in schools.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Recruitment
    Screening
    Training
    Matching
    Monitoring and Support
    Closure

    Key Personnel:

    None required, although the resource may be most applicable to school personnel who are charged with developing a new program.

    Additional Information:

    None.

  • Resource Name:

    The ABCs of School-Based Mentoring

    Publisher/Source:

    Education Northwest (formerly NWREL), in collaboration with the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence

    Author:

    Linda Jucovy (edited with revised content by Michael Garringer and Patti MacRae)

    Date of Publication:

    2007

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource is available for free download from Education Northwest at: http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/
    files/resources/ABCs of Mentoring.pdf












  • References:

    None

























ABCs of School-Based Mentoring

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  • Description of Resource:

    The Mentoring Toolkit 2.0: Resources for Developing Programs for Incarcerated Youth provides information, resources, and program descriptions geared towards personnel at juvenile correctional facilities and other organizations to design effective mentoring programs for youth experiencing neglect and involved in delinquent behavior, particularly those who are incarcerated. This resource explores the characteristics of youth involved in the juvenile justice system and the challenges and benefits of establishing mentoring programs for this population of youth. This toolkit includes tools and resources that can be used by program developers and a section on existing mentoring programs that serve youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

    Goals:

    To provide juvenile correctional facilities and other organizations with information, resources, and tools to design and develop mentoring programs for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Juvenile correctional facilitates and programs working with incarcerated youth

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    This resource was developed by the National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC) through a contract from the U.S. Department of Education. The American Institutes for Research (AIR) served as the contractor for this document.

  • Resource Name:

    The Mentoring Toolkit 2.0: Resources for Developing Programs for Incarcerated Youth

    Publisher/Source:

    The National Technical Assistance Center for Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth

    Author:

    The National Technical Assistance Center for Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth

    Date of Publication:

    July 2017

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online: https://bit.ly/2UmzFwt















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A



























The Mentoring Toolkit 2.0

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  • Description of Resource:

    This manual, developed by the OJJDP National Mentoring Center, provides mentoring programs with a framework and sample materials to help them prepare, develop, and train mentees prior to matching them with mentors. It features information about the need for and goals of mentee training, as well as sample activities that can be used to create program-specific mentee training sessions. This resource also provides sample materials for a mentee handbook to accompany these training sessions.

    Goals:

    To equip mentoring program staff with information and tools to design effective mentee trainings.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This resource provides guidance on developing mentee trainings for youth of a variety of ages. It is oriented toward a community-based program model but most activities and recommendations can be applied to a variety of program models.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Training

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    This project was supported by Award No. 1999-JG-FX-K001 awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • Resource Name:

    Training New Mentees: A Manual for Preparing Youth in Mentoring Programs

    Publisher/Source:

    National Mentoring Center

    Author:

    Judy Strother Taylor and National Mentoring Center staff

    Date of Publication:

    2003

    Resource Type:

    Resources for Mentees and Families








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online in PDF form, at: http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/files/training-new-mentees.pdf

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A



























Training New Mentees: A Manual for Preparing Youth in Mentoring Programs

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