Training New Mentees: A Manual for Preparing Youth in Mentoring Programs

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This manual, developed by the OJJDP National Mentoring Center, provides mentoring programs with a framework and sample materials to help them prepare, develop, and train mentees prior to matching them with mentors. It features information about the need for and goals of mentee training, as well as sample activities that can be used to create program-specific mentee training sessions. This resource also provides sample materials for a mentee handbook to accompany these training sessions.

    Goals:

    To equip mentoring program staff with information and tools to design effective mentee trainings.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This resource provides guidance on developing mentee trainings for youth of a variety of ages. It is oriented toward a community-based program model but most activities and recommendations can be applied to a variety of program models.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Training

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    This project was supported by Award No. 1999-JG-FX-K001 awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • Resource Name:

    Training New Mentees: A Manual for Preparing Youth in Mentoring Programs

    Publisher/Source:

    National Mentoring Center

    Author:

    Judy Strother Taylor and National Mentoring Center staff

    Date of Publication:

    2003

    Resource Type:

    Resources for Mentees and Families








  • Evaluation Methodology:

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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/training-new-mentees.pdf

















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