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Free Mentoring Technical Assistance

About Our No-Cost Training and Consultation

The Governor's Prevention Partnership is an affiliate of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and an official Technical Assistance Provider of the National Mentoring Resource Center, a project of MENTOR and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

We provide mentoring programs and youth development professionals with the knowledge and resources needed to help young people thrive. By collaborating with The Governor's Prevention Partnership, you will learn how to harness mentoring best practices and cutting-edge research to create a vibrant mentoring program and facilitate transformational mentoring experiences.

We cover it all

Program Development and Improvement

  • Logic Models and Theory of Change
  • Board Development
  • Seizing Opportunities and Grant Writing
  • Program Design
  • Program Operational Standards
  • Program Policies and Procedures
  • Evaluation: Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting (Systems and Processes)
  • Strategies for Mentee Engagement
  • Needs Assessment

Marketing and Communications Skills

  • Social Media Outreach
  • Brand Development
  • Marketing
  • Connecting and Engaging with Your Community
  • Public-Private Engagement – Mentor Recruitment

Different Mentoring Program Models

  • Youth-Initiated Mentoring
  • One-on-one Mentoring
  • Group Mentoring
  • School-Based Mentoring
  • Blended Programs with Wrap Around Services
  • Virtual and Distance Mentoring

Specific Population Mentoring

  • Young Men and Boys of Color
  • Youth with Disabilities
  • Chronically Absent Students
  • LGBTQ Youth
  • Systems-Involved Youth

Multicultural Competency Training

  • Connecting with Latino Youth and Families
  • Minority Mentor Recruitment
  • Gender Responsiveness

Supplemental Trainings on a Wide Variety of Topics

  • Substance Abuse Prevention and Current Trends
  • Family Engagement / Parent Training
  • Trauma-Informed Training for Mentors
  • Mental Health and Wellness Training for Mentors

Supporting Mentoring at Large

  • Partnership Development
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Youth Advisory Boards and Advisory Board Development

Collaborating for Free Technical Assistance

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