Ongoing Training for Mentors: Twelve Interactive Sessions for U.S. Department of Education Mentoring Programs

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This training guide provides 12 ready-to-use training activities that are designed to enhance mentors’ skills and support their relationships with youth over time. Each activity lasts 45 minutes to an hour and comes with facilitator notes and handouts. Topics covered include setting boundaries with youth, exploring culture and identity, helping with homework, effective communication, and working with the mentee’s family. Some programs may choose to adapt several of these activities for pre-service mentor training.

    Goals:

    This resource is intended to build mentors’ skills and give them timely advice and strategies as they encounter challenging circumstances over the course of their mentoring relationship.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This resource was originally developed for use in school-based programs but much of the content will be applicable to a range of other types of programs.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Training

    Key Personnel:

    None.

    Additional Information:

    None.

  • Resource Name:

    Ongoing Training for Mentors: Twelve Interactive Sessions for U.S. Department of Education Mentoring Programs

    Publisher/Source:

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

    Author:

    Amy Cannata, with contributions by Elsy Arevalo, Patti MacRae, Christian Rummell, Maija Ryan, Judy Strother Taylor, and Johnna Timmes

    Date of Publication:

    2006

    Resource Type:

    Mentor Training Resources








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    Evaluation Outcomes:

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  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource is available for download free of charge from the Education Northwest website at:
    http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/files/resources/
    Ongoing%20Training%20for%20Mentors.pdf














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