Fact Sheets on Mentoring and Youth Development

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This series of three Fact Sheets, originally developed for the U.S. Department of Education’s Student Mentoring initiative, provides mentoring programs and mentors themselves with basic information about youth development principles and how to build them into mentoring settings and relationships.

    These topics are discussed over three sequential documents:

    • Understanding the Youth Development Model, which explores the connections between youth development principles and mentoring strategies

    • Putting Youth Development Principles to Work in Mentoring Programs, which explains how mentoring programs can build youth development philosophies into the delivery of their services and the mentoring activities they provide participants.

    • A Mentor's Guide to Youth Development, which explains to mentors how they can apply youth development strategies in their interactions with their mentees.

    Goals:

    Help programs and mentors infuse positive youth development principles into their mentoring activities.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    None.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Training
    Monitoring and Support

    Key Personnel:

    None.

    Additional Information:

    None.

  • Resource Name:

    Fact Sheets on Mentoring and Youth Development

    Publisher/Source:

    Mentoring Resource Center (a joint project of EMT and Education Northwest)

    Author:

    Patti MacRae

    Date of Publication:

    2007

    Resource Type:

    Mentor Guides and Handouts








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  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    These three Fact Sheets are available for free download from the Education Northwest website at:

    Understanding the Youth Development Model (Fact Sheet) http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/files/resources/
    factsheet13.pdf

    Putting Youth Development Principles to Work in Mentoring Programs (Fact Sheet) http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/files/resources/
    factsheet14.pdf

    A Mentor's Guide to Youth Development (Fact Sheet)
    http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/files/resources/
    factsheet15.pdf













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