Training New Mentors: Effective Strategies for Providing Quality Youth Mentoring in Schools and Communities

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This resource outlines recommended practices for mentoring practitioners to support them in providing effective new mentor trainings. It reviews key steps to take in planning and implementing mentor trainings, as well as sample curricula, activities, handouts and an evaluation form. The training curricula provided focus on helping mentors build effective listening skills, using case examples and role plays to demonstrate these skills. They also cover recommendations for setting and maintaining boundaries with emphasis on positive youth development and collaborative mentoring.

    Goals:

    To guide mentoring practitioners in planning and implementing effective new mentor trainings.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This resource is oriented toward community-based mentoring programs, but contains curricula, activities and concepts that can be used in other mentoring settings.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Training

    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 Norwest Regional Educational Laboratory, with support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice.

  • Resource Name:

    Training New Mentors: Effective Strategies for Providing Quality Youth Mentoring in Schools and Communities

    Publisher/Source:

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

    Author:

    Amy Cannata, Michael Garringer, Christian Rummell, Elsy Arevalo, and Linda Jucovy

    Date of Publication:

    2008

    Resource Type:

    Mentor Training 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 in PDF form, at: http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/files/training.pdf

















  • References:

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