Building Relationships: A Guide for New Mentors

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This guide for mentors provides an overview of basic skills and concepts that may contribute to effective mentoring relationships. After summarizing what makes a mentoring relationship successful, the guide reviews ten recommended principles of mentoring, from setting realistic goals and expectations, to giving mentees a voice and choice in deciding mentoring activities. The resource also includes questions for mentors to consider as they reflect on their mentoring relationships as well as handouts for mentors that introduce them to the mentoring relationship cycle and relationship stages.

    Goals:

    To equip mentors with an understanding of skills and principles that may contribute to successful mentoring relationships.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This resource is relevant to all mentors, but contains some information that is specific to community-based mentors.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Training, Monitoring and Support, Closure

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    This resource was published by the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence & the National Mentoring Center at Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, with support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice.

  • Resource Name:

    Building Relationships: A Guide for New Mentors

    Publisher/Source:

    The Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence & the National Mentoring Center at Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory

    Author:

    Michael Garringer & Linda Jucovy

    Date of Publication:

    September 2007

    Resource Type:

    Mentor Guides and Handouts








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    Evaluation Outcomes:

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  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online in PDF form, at: http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/files/effective-strategies-for-providing-quality-youth-mentoring-in-schools2.pdf

















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