The Wisdom of Age: A Handbook for Mentors

 
  • Description of Resource:

    “The Wisdom of Age: A Handbook for Mentors” applies research about intergenerational mentoring to provide hands-on training tools and exercises geared toward mentors over the age of 50, to help them effectively connect with and support young people. The handbook explores the role of a mentor and seeks to build readers’ competence in today’s youth culture while providing recommendations for supporting and sustaining intergenerational mentoring relationships.

    Goals:

    To help bridge the generational gap between mentors and their mentees.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Mentors over the age of 50

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All

    Key Personnel:

    None

    Additional Information:

    This resource was created by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership with the expertise of Dr. Andrea Taylor, Director of Youth Development and Family Support at Temple University’s Center for Intergenerational Learning, and was supported by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

  • Resource Name:

    The Wisdom of Age: A Handbook for Mentors

    Publisher/Source:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

    Author:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

    Date of Publication:

    Unknown

    Resource Type:

    Mentor Guides and Handouts








  • 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 on MENTOR’s website: http://www.mentoring.org/new-site/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Wisdom_of_Age-A_Handbook_for_Mentors.pdf

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: This resource reflects the expertise of Dr. Andrea Taylor, Director of Youth Development and Family Support at Temple University’s Center for Intergenerational Learning, and her research on intergenerational mentoring.

























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