Mentoring Youth in the Foster Care System Toolkit

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This toolkit contains resources for helping mentoring professionals with building programs to better serve youth in the foster care system. The four modules of the toolkit outline: 1) the research focused on how mentoring services and supports can support positive outcomes for youth in foster care, 2) the role of mentoring program staff and the importance of match support, 3) practices for training mentors who work with youth in foster care, and 4) suggestions for ways to create long-term relationships for young people in foster care.

    Please note: Some of the recommendations provided in this resource, such as for continuously available match support, may not be feasible or appropriate for all programs serving youth in the foster care system based on their available resources and other considerations.

    Goals:

    To equip mentoring programs with resources and skills to support youth in the foster care system.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Mentoring program personnel and mentors.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    Please note: Several embedded links in this resource are currently not updated.

  • Resource Name:

    Mentoring Youth in the Foster Care System Toolkit

    Publisher/Source:

    Youth Collaboratory

    Author:

    Dana Goodrow

    Date of Publication:

    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://youthcollaboratory.org/toolkit/mentoring-youth-foster-care

















  • References:

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