Supporting Young People in the Wake of Violence and Trauma

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This guide provides mentors with recommendations and resources to help them support youth who have faced experiences with violence or trauma. Topics addressed include helping youth process their emotions, ask for help, and channel uncertain feelings into positive action. The resource includes information on a mentor’s role in these conversations, how to communicate effectively about these topics, ways to provide support, and strategies for building facilitating group and community conversations about violence and trauma.

    Goals:

    To equip mentors with a framework for discussing violence and trauma with young people.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    N/A

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Monitoring and Support

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) developed this brief in collaboration with the Mental Health Association (MHA) of New York, with support from JPMorgan Chase as a part of its efforts to expand opportunities for young people through programs like The Fellowship Initiative (TFI).

  • Resource Name:

    Supporting Young People in the Wake of Violence and Trauma

    Publisher/Source:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, JPMorgan Chase, and the Mental Health Association (MHA) of New York

    Author:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

    Date of Publication:

    2017

    Resource Type:

    Mentor Guides and Handouts








  • 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, on the MENTOR website: http://www.mentoring.org/new-site/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/JPMC-Trauma-Resource.pdf

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A



























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