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Becoming a Better Mentor: Strategies to Be There for Young People

2022

Becoming a Better Mentor: Strategies to Be There for Young People

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This toolkit was developed by MENTOR.

HERE’S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:

MENTOR’s Becoming a Better Mentor: Strategies to Be There for Young People is a free resource written by experts in the field to benefit any adult looking to support young people. Full of real-world advice and evidence-based strategies, it provides mentors with tangible strategies to “be there” for young people in their various life journeys and teaches them about the core skills, key principles, and critical practices of mentoring, such as:

  • mindsets and attitudes that lay the foundation for a strong mentoring relationship;
  • basic information about youth development and typical mentoring relationship cycles; and
  • critical skills and competencies to grow and refine to meet the needs of youth.

Each of the topics can be downloaded as a written resource, a video, and an audio file on the MENTOR website.

Herrera, C., & Garringer, M. (Eds.). (2022). Becoming a Better Mentor: Strategies to Be There for Young People. MENTOR. https://www.mentoring.org/resource/becoming-a-better-mentor/

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