Peer Mentoring Handbook

 
  • Description of Resource:

    The Peer Mentoring Handbook, developed by the Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania, gives the 12-22 year old mentor an overview of what to expect when serving as a peer mentor to a younger student or child. The Handbook also includes recommended practices for establishing and maintaining a quality, high impact peer mentoring relationship. Peer mentors may need extra training and support of they are to have the type of impact we expect from older, adult mentors. This resource is designed to help set expectations and give these younger mentors some guidance for starting the relationship on a positive note.

    Goals:

    This resource is intended to teach new peer mentors about what serving as a mentor is all about and how they can build a meaningful and impactful relationship with a younger student (in a school setting) or child in the community (in community-based programs).

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This resource is explicitly aimed at youth ages 12-22 serving in a peer mentoring role.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Training

    Key Personnel:

    None required, although program staff may choose to reinforce the content of this resource with in-person training.

    Additional Information:

    None.

  • Resource Name:

    Peer Mentoring Handbook

    Publisher/Source:

    Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern PA

    Author:

    Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern PA

    Date of Publication:

    Unknown

    Resource Type:

    Mentor Guides and Handouts








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

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    Evaluation Validity:

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  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This handbook is available for free download in PDF format from the Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern PA.












  • References:

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