Preparing Mentees for Success: A Program Manager’s Guide

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This guide provides modules and activities to help program managers orient mentees to a mentoring program, with an emphasis on youth safety protocols (including confidentiality and child abuse reporting) and supporting the personal growth of young people through strategies like goal-setting. It includes information about how to build a community of caring, institute safety precautions, design and implement a mentee training, and teach and model relationship skills.

    Goals:

    To equip program managers with guidance for orienting mentees to a mentoring program.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This guide is applicable to many different types of mentoring programs, though it does include information primarily for formal, structured mentoring programs. It includes information about tailoring mentee orientations and activities to the developmental needs of youth of different ages.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Training

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    This guide was developed based on a book written by Barbara Webster, entitled Get Real. Get a Mentor. How You Can Get Where You Want To Go With the Help of a Mentor. It was created by the Evaluation, Management and Training (EMT) Group, with funding from the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, as a part of the Mentoring Plus Workshop Series.

  • Resource Name:

    Preparing Mentees for Success: A Program Manager’s Guide

    Publisher/Source:

    Evaluation, Management and Training (EMT) Group

    Author:

    Dustianne North, M.S.W. and Jerry Sherk, M.A.

    Date of Publication:

    n.d.

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

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    Evaluation Validity:

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  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online in PDF form, on the Evaluation, Management and Training (EMT) website: http://www.emt.org/userfiles/MenteeSeries6.pdf

















  • References:

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