Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) National Native American Mentoring Program Guide

 
  • 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:

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  • 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.

























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