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For reviews or purchase: This nifty book provides a dedicated space to record thoughts, ideas and actions associated with a mentoring relationship. In addition the authors, both experienced mentors and mentor program leaders, provide an introduction to mentoring, emphasize the importance and value of a learning journal, and provide additional resources.
A useful structure for mentors is the Seven Stages of Mentoring rapport, purpose, current situation, objectives, methods, actions, and assessment.
For partners the authors suggest using the NICE analysis which consists of needs, interests, concerns, and expectations. They provide additional help on setting personal objectives, making action plans, and creating a contract.
On the blank pages meant for users to add their own reflections, the authors have included relevant mentoring quotes from well-known individuals. This book is a valuable addition to any type of formal mentoring program and can easily be customized for any mentoring relationship.
Mentoring Students and Young People: A valuable resource for anyone working in the field of youth mentoring or considering setting up a youth mentoring programme, particularly within a school environment. The author considers a variety of youth mentoring formats, such as business mentoring, community mentoring, mentoring students from high risk environments, peer mentoring and telementoring.
There are numerous helpful tips at the end of each chapter for planning and implementing all aspects of a youth mentoring programme following internationally acceptable effective practices. There are also a wealth of references to published materials, useful websites and a glossary of mentoring terms, thus making this a user-friendly book.
In addition, Andrew Miller uses case studies of youth mentoring programmes in the USA, the UK and Australia to highlight key aspects of effective practice throughout the book, giving the reader some valuable insights into the setting up and running of a youth mentoring programme.
This is one of the best books of its type I have read. I highly recommended it for anyone wishing to use evidence-based mentoring policies and procedures to encourage young people to reach their potential.
This booklet is written specifically for volunteers who serve as youth mentors in community based programs.
Photos, diagrams and quotes from mentors and mentees are interspersed throughout. All help to show the positive impact and power of effective mentoring relationships.
If I had a criticism it would be that there were no photos of semi-retired, retired grey-haired men and women! Many common questions asked by mentors are answered. Much of the content of the book is shared through the eyes of the mentors, which is why this is such a useful, easy to read resource for any aspiring youth mentors.
Review by Peer Resources Network member R. This book states on the cover that it is "a pocketful of proven tips, tools, and techniques for mentors and mentees to maximize the benefits of this powerful development process.
This is an excellent book for experts or beginners as well as mentors and those seeking a mentor. Its formatting makes it easy and quick to read while at the same time providing readily useable ideas, activities, and concepts. The authors pay great attention to successful mentoring relationships, including the various roles, necessary qualities, and developmental stages, and they include an issues and questions section that covers not only concerns common to both mentors and partners, but also challenges faced by program coordinators.
The authors place mentoring within the context of learning and show the reader how to use a simple process to make progress in any mentoring relationship. This book can be carried in a pocket and the authors have wisely included some blank pages for notes. Daring to Be Different:The Basic Action Steps of Establishing a School-Based Mentoring Program Step 1: Collaborative business or organizational partner meets with the Office of Strategic Partnerships' (OSP) mentoring staff to discuss the organization's goals and decide on basic program parameters.
The Massachusetts Work-Based Learning Plan (WBLP) is a diagnostic, goal-setting and assessment tool designed to drive learning and productivity on the job. The WBLP was developed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education through an interagency collaboration of employers, educators and workforce development professionals.
Establishing a School-Based Mentoring Program for Youth This article is about a high school counselor who realizes the struggles of students who are involved .
School Leaders Program Department of Educational Leadership MENTOR HANDBOOK Help in preparing a qualified pool of potential school-based administrators for the school establishing a productive mentoring experience for both the intern and mentor.
A school-based mentoring program provides formerly incarcerated youth with support and encouragement from a caring, responsible adult.
Youth with positive role models such as a mentor are more likely to successfully transition back to school and less likely to return to the correctional facility. The CSU Stanislaus mentoring program is about providing under represented students in the Turlock Unified School District the most important factor in their future success: a positive adult connection.