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Orientation to Mentoring

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
1:00 pm2:30 pm

You have made a wonderful and very important decision in choosing to become a mentor. If you’ve reached this conclusion, you’ve done enough research to have an idea how different each mentoring situation can be. Most of us have had a teacher, supervisor, or coach who has been a mentor to us and made a positive difference in our lives. Those people wore many hats, acting as delegators, role models, cheerleaders, policy enforcers, advocates, and friends. Mentors assume these different roles during the course of a relationship.

Learning Objectives

• To better understand the issues and environmental factors facing our youth today.
• To understand the role and COMMITMENT of the mentor.
• To understand and demonstrate practices of effective mentors.

Session Outline

• What is Youth Mentoring
• Why Do Youth Need Mentors?
• Types of Mentoring
• Role of a Mentor
• Pitfalls of Mentoring
• Stages in Relationship
• Mentor Commitment

NOTE: This event will be recorded for future distribution

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