The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, Fourth Edition details research-informed and practitioner-approved standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and impactful mentoring relationships.
Each of the six evidence-based standards – recruitment, screening, training, matching & initiation, monitoring & support, closure – include benchmarks to ensure the safety and effectiveness of mentoring relationships, and enhancements that may be promising and innovative.
Mentoring is fun during any season! However, being a mentor sometimes requires you to get creative when planning activities to do with your mentee. Adapted from our colleagues at Kansas Mentors, MENTOR Colorado wants to help you with this process, so we have created a list of activities that you can do in each season of the year.
Activities and Conversations to Help Your Mentees Excel, written by Linda Phillips-Jones, Jean Ann Walth and Carlo Waith. List was developed from interviews and observations of mentors, mentees and youth program staffs and from several youth-development publications.
The National Mentoring Resource Center improves the quality and effectiveness of youth mentoring across the country through increased use of evidence-based practices and sharing practitioner innovations.
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For more than 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice; developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide; and promoting quality for mentoring through evidence-based standards, innovative research and essential tools.
This online source shares new findings and ideas about youth mentoring. The goal of the Chronicle is to encourage active dialogue around evidence-based practice in youth mentoring in ways that improve the practice of youth mentoring.