LGBTQ Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™

 
  • 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








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  • 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

















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